The Gigabyte BRIX Extreme is a compact desktop computer. But, as the name suggests, it’s one of the more powerful members of the Gigabyte BRIX lineup. And the latest versions are some of the most powerful to date.
Gigabyte has introduced a new set of BRIX Extreme mini PCs powered by 28-watt, 12th-gen Intel Alder Lake-P series processors with Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics.
Gigabyte offers models with Core i3-1220P, Core i5-1240P and Core i7-1260P processor options, and each version features a 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port, support for WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, two SODIMM slots for up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 memory, and support for up to four displays thanks to HDMI 2.1, HDMI 2.0a, Mini DisplayPort 1.4a, and Thunderbolt 4 ports.
Other ports include:
- 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
- 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
- 1 x DC power input
Zotac offers slim and tall versions of the BRIX Extreme, although there’s not really that much difference in size. Slim models measure 5.4″ x 5.3″ x 1.9″ and have just a single M.2 2280 slot for PCIe Gen 4 x4 storage, while taller models are 5.4″ x 5.3″ x 2″ and feature the same PCIe Gen 4 slot plus either a 2.5 inch bay for an SSD or hard drive or two M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4 x1 SSDs.
Taller models measure 5.4″ x 5.3″ x 2″ and have a single M.2 2280 slot for PCIe Gen 4 storage plus a 2.5 inch bay for a hard drive or SSD, while short models are 5.4″ x 5.3″ x 1.7″ and have
There’s no word on pricing or availability yet, but you can find more details for the new models at Gigabyte’s website.