If we recently knew the first Intel Gen11 NUC, today we echo the Gigabyte Brix Pro, super compact computers that also integrate the new 11th generation Intel Tiger Lake processors manufactured with 10 nm SuperFin process. Let’s hope they are worthy rivals to the AMD Zen APUs that right now are unrivaled.
These new compact computers mount Intel Core Gen 11 processors with consumption up to 28W TPD, we have for now three processor options to cover all areas of use, whether for office or advanced use. In these promising processors we have the Intel Xe GPUs, finally it seems that we will leave behind the ballast of the Intel HD Graphics.
Processor, RAM and storage
The new Gigabyte Brix Pro PC offers us combinations with Intel Core i7-1165G7, Intel Core i5-1135G7 and Intel Core i3-1115G4 processors all with the new Intel Xe GPUs with different number of execution units. Inside we can mount in two SODIMM up to 64 GB DDR4 3200Ghz, allows us to mount a disk M.2 NVMe PCIe 4x 2280, another M.2 NVMe PCIe 3x/SATA 2280 and we can also fit a disk 2,5″ SATA.
A Wi-Fi 6 AX201 adapter with Bluetooth 5.1 is included in the entire Gigabyte Brix Pro family, this processor also natively has a Thunderbolt 4/USB4 port located on the back.
Regarding connectors, we have no more and no less than three HDMI 2.0b video outputs up to 4K@60fps, we have four USB 2.0 ports on the front, two audio jacks and on the back we have another two USB 3.2 Gen2 up to 10 Gbps and two Gigabit Ethernet connectors.
This new Brix measures 196.2 x 44.4 x 140 mm. It has remote and scheduled power-up functions, the operating system is Windows 10 and will be compatible with Linux.
Price and Availability
- Gigabyte Brix Pro Intel Gen11 does not have a release date or price at the moment, but it is expected to be released soon in the usual online stores, everything indicates that they will not be cheap at all.