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Gigabyte Brix GB-BXi7-4500 review: Pint-sized power at a plus-sized cost

gigabyte brix 1346081 may 2014

At a Glance

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  • 1346081 1160 Gigabyte Brix Ultra Compact PC Kit (Model GB-BXi7-4500)
    3/5
    $530.00
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    Gigabyte's Brix GB-BXi7-4500 provides a big punch in a borderline unbelievably small chassis, but the machine's price tag and bare-bones internals relegate it to "curious niche" status.

At a Glance

Gigabyte's Brix GB-BXi7-4500 provides a big punch in a borderline unbelievably small chassis, but the machine's price tag and bare-bones internals relegate it to "curious niche" status.

Price when rated: $510 (street price)
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Pros

  • Incredibly small
  • Potent Core i7 processor
  • Cool and quiet

Cons

  • Very expensive
  • Bring your own RAM, storage, and operating system
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