Manufacturers are now allowed to make mini PCs with powerful performance. One example is the BRIX Extreme from the manufacturer Gigabyte.
Gigabyte BRIX Extreme Features
The AMD Ryzen 5000-series chipset is entrusted to be the brain of the BRIX Exteme. There are three processor options available, namely Ryzen 3 5300U, Ryzen 5 5500U and Ryzen 7 5700U. To support its performance, Gigabyte provides support for two DDR4-3200 RAM slots that can be installed with RAM up to 64GB.
With these specifications, the BRIX Extreme can support content in high resolution and connect to a 4K monitor. So, it is ideal for a variety of needs from productivity, multimedia to light gaming.
Most interesting is the storage space sector. The standard specification is that the Gigabyte BRIX Extreme provides one M.2 2280 slot that can be installed with a PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD. If users are lacking, it is also possible to install up to three SSDs via the optional Next Gen Upgrade Kit expansion slot which is sold separately.
Gigabyte BRIX Extreme specs at a glance:
|Chassis Design:||All new chassis design, Slim/Tall version available|
|Processor:||New AMD Ryzen 5000U mobile processors, more core, more threads than before.|
|Graphics card||AMD Radeon Graphic|
|Wireless||Super Fast 2.5G LAN + Wifi 6 modules|
|Audio||ALC 897 HD audio codec|
|Connectivity||4x4K outputs, 2xHDMI, 1 mini DP and 1 USB type C DP, all support 4K@60P, hingga 7x USB 3.2 ports (4 depant+3 belakang)|
|Storage space||up to 3 x 2280 M.2 SSD storages|
|accessories||Optional Next Gen Upgrade KIT : Tambahan LAN/ M.2 / RS232 COM port|
|TPM||TPM security chip available*|
|Mount||VESA mount support (bracket included)|
|Power||AC100V-240V, 135W power adapter|
Another Gigabyte BRIX Extreme feature, this mini PC is equipped with WiF6, Super Fast 2.5G LAN, TPM chip security system, and supports VESA Mount to be mounted behind the monitor. The Gigabyte BRIX Extreme is available in two models, namely slim and tall. The difference is, the tall model brings more connectivity ports.
Gigabyte BRIX Extreme Price
Although it has been announced that there is no further information on when and the price of the Gigabyte BRIX Extreme will be on the market.