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    Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    GB-EKi3A-7100 uses the Core i3-7100U Kaby Lake chip. Its case doubles as a heatsink.
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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Who thought we'd ever see USB-C alongside a serial port...

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    looks interesting - nice portable unit for recording work. Might invest me in one of those.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Depending on pricing, this is miles better than the MSI Cubi 2 that appears to be shooting for a similar market.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Are the "USB 3.1 Tpye-C" and "USB 3.1 Tpye-A" ports enhanced due to the typo?

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Quote Originally Posted by gumpyland View Post
    Are the "USB 3.1 Tpye-C" and "USB 3.1 Tpye-A" ports enhanced due to the typo?
    I thought it was a tpyo
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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    finally someone making best use of one of those laptop chips - hopefully they sell this as a finished system

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Would be a great office machine , games out the window tho.

    Very neat idea tho

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    I will buy two of these when they have Coffee Lake inside.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Quote Originally Posted by this_is_gav View Post
    Who thought we'd ever see USB-C alongside a serial port...
    I guess its probably also targeted at industrial markets.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    I shall have to watch for an IoT label turning up on our cat, they seem to be everywhere else already. I mean really, this isn't a thing that embeds a computer, it just is a computer.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    i have built several gigabyte brix systems and they always go down well and i may get one of these to see what the performance is like. i liked the cubi too, it was a nice looking box.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    I shall have to watch for an IoT label turning up on our cat, they seem to be everywhere else already.
    Your cat has an embedded computer? Do you at least use it to derive the optimal catfood dispensing velocity? The world needs to know.

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    Re: Gigabyte intros its first fanless Intel Core CPU powered BRIX

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    Your cat has an embedded computer? Do you at least use it to derive the optimal catfood dispensing velocity? The world needs to know.
    Any responsible cat owner should have their pet chipped, just not overclocked

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