Today we receive from Gigabyte the announcement of a new model of mini PC that is referenced by the name of Gigabyte Brix GB-BRi3H-8130 and is equipped with an Intel 8th generation processor. A mini PC that continues with a design and specifications very similar to those of the previous generation, which we analyzed a while ago. Besides the update of its processors this new mini PC integrates a series of changes in the configuration that we will see in detail.
Processor and storage
This new model of Gigabyte Brix mounts the Intel 8a-generation Core i3-8130U Dual Core processor with four threads running to 3.40 GHz, integrates an Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU with 24EU at a speed of 1GHz, has a consumption of 15 W TPD and we can mount two SODIMM DDR4 modules up to 2400 MHz. This model of Brix is the high format that allows us to mount an SSD type M.2 compatible with Intel Optane and another 2.5-inch disk in the inner zone.
Connectivity and other specifications
We have HMDI 2.0 video output, with support for DisplayPort 1.2 that gives us video output up to 4K@60fps and also has video hardware acceleration for h.265 and VP9 codecs. In the lower area we have a VESA anchor compatible with measures 75×75 and 100×100 mm to hang them from our monitor. On the front we find two front microphones that allow us to use Cortana and the voice ignition system. As for connectors in these models we have two USB 3.1 gen2 front with transfer speed up to 10 Gbps one Type-C and another Type-A, in the back we have two other USB 3.0 ports, Intel Gigabit Ethernet port, Wi-Fi Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
Price and availability
- These new models will be available in various configurations, with operating system, memory and storage included but also in others where we will only have barebone. We will se it in stores like Amazon.com at an approximate price of $390 (€350).