Today the Chuwi brand has announced the price of its powerful mini PC Chuwi HiGame with Intel Kaby Lake-G processor of eighth generation and integrated GPU AMD Vega, product that will be financed through a crowdfunding campaign in Indiegogo, a method that It seems to work very well for this brand where it has reaped several successes.
Processor, RAM and storage
The mini PC Chuwi HiGame has two variants depending on the Kaby Lake-G processor that install, on the one hand the Intel Core i5-8305G model that integrates a Radeon RX Vega M GL with 20 EU and on the other the Intel Core I7-8709G with integrated Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics GPU with 24 EU, these GPUs are combined with 4 GB of HBM2 memory which gives a graphics power superior to any GPU with conventional DDR4 RAM. In addition to this processor has installed by default 8 GB of DDR4 memory and a SSD M.2 128/256 GB, on the presentation data we can see the possibility to expand both RAM and M.2 disk but it is still unclear how many slots we will have available.
Connectivity and other features
At the level of connections this mini PC is quite ambitious and has a Thunderbolt 3 port which would give us a large bandwidth in transfer, two audio jack, five USB 3.0 ports, two HDMI 2.0 video outputs, two DisplayPort connectors 1.3, DC power connector and Gigabit Ethernet port. A model with similar characteristics to Intel Hades Canyon with a processor from the same family but with a better oriented design for ventilation. The box with 6.8 x 6.2 x 2.9 inches will undoubtedly have one or several active fans to cool this system.
Price and where to buy
- Chuwi HiGame Core i5-8305G with 8GB DDR4 + 128GB SSD will cost $999 in the Indiegogo campaign and after will cost $1299
- Chuwi HiGame Core i7-8709G with 8GB DDR4 + 256GB SSD will cost $1299 in the Indiegogo campaign and after will cost $1499
- Soon the campaign will start so if you want that price be attentive, it is only for a few units of output