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Gigabyte Brix

Mini-PC Barebone (BRIX)

GB-BSi7-6500 (rev. 1.0)

  • Features Latest Intel® 6th generation Core Processors
  • Ultra compact PC design at only 0.46L (34.4 x 112.6 x 119.4mm)
  • 1 x M.2 SSD (2280) slot
  • 2 x SO-DIMM DDR3L slot (1600 MHz)
  • Intel® IEEE 802.11 ac ,Dual Band Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.2 NGFF M.2 card
  • HDMI plus Mini DisplayPort Outputs (Supports dual displays)
  • Intel® HD Graphics 520
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • Intel Gigabit Lan
  • Handset and Microphone jack
  • VESA mounting Bracket (75 x 75mm + 100 x 100mm)
  • Wireless module inclusion may vary based on local distribution.

$540 -newegg GB-BSi7-6500 page

General

  • Brand GIGABYTE
  • Series BRIX
  • Model GB-BSi7-6500 (rev. 1.0)

CPU Supported

  • CPU Type Intel Core i7-6500U, 2.5GHz / 3.1GHz

Memory Supported

  • Memory installed No Memory
  • Memory slot 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM
  • Memory Type Supported DDR3L 1600/1333
  • Max Memory Supported 16GB

Expansion Slots

  • Other
  • 1 x M.2 slot (2280_storage)
  • 1 x PCIe M.2 NGFF 2230 A-E key slot occupied by the WiFi+BT card

Storage

  • Hard Drive Installed No Hard Drive
  • Serial ATA 1 x SATA 6.0Gb/s

Graphics

  • Onboard Video Intel HD Graphics 520

Audio

  • Onboard Audio Realtek ALC255

Communications

  • LAN Intel i219V
  • Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Wireless LAN Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165

Extension Bays

  • 2.5” Internal Bays 1

Front Panel Ports:

  • Front USB 2 x USB 3.0
  • Front Audio Ports 1 x head phone Jack 1 x Mic phone Jack

Back Panel Ports:

  • HDMI 1 x HDMI (1.4a)
  • VGA 1 x Mini DisplayPort (1.2)
  • Rear USB 2 x USB 3.0
  • RJ45 1
  • Other Rear Ports
  • 1 x DC-In
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot

Power Supply

  • Power Supply Input AC 100-240V
  • Power Supply Output: DC 19V 3.42A

Physical Spec.

  • Dimensions 1.35” x 4.43” x 4.70”

asus.com/us/Motherboards ASUS AM1M-A Motherboard

ASUS AM1M-A AM1 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

        CPU Socket Type AM1
        CPU Type Athlon / Sempron
        
        Number of Memory Slots 2×240pin
        Memory Standard DDR3 1866(O.C.)/ 1600/ 1333
        Maximum Memory Supported 32GB
        
        PCI Express 2.0 x16 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)
        PCI Express x1 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
        
        SATA 6Gb/s 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), yellow
        
        Integrated AMD Radeon R Series Graphics in the APU
        Multi-VGA output support: HDMI/DVI/RGB ports
          Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz*1
          Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
          Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
        Maximum shared memory of 2048MB
        
        Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887-VD
        Audio Channels 8 Channels
        
        LAN Chipset Realtek 8111GR
        Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
        
        Rear Panel Ports
        PS/2 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
        Video Ports
            1 x DVI
            1 x D-Sub
        HDMI
            1 x HDMI
        RJ45
            1 x RJ45
        USB 3.0
            2 x USB 3.0 (blue)
        USB 1.1/2.0
            4 x USB 2.0
        Audio Ports
            3 Ports
        
        $38 - ASUS AM1M-A AM1 motherboard
        $62 - AMD Athlon 5370 APU AM1 AD5370JAHMBOX 
        $100 - SeaSonic Platinum Series SS-400FL2 Active PFC F3 400W ATX12V Fanless
        

Review build on newegg

Other Thoughts: Build: ASUS AM1M-A system board, AMD 5370 2.2Ghz APU, Arctic Alpine M1 Passive Cooler, OCZ Trion 150 480GB SSD, Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR3 1600 RAM, Seasonic 400 watt modular fan-less power supply, LIAN LI HTPC Case. The whole system is completely fan-less.