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Gigabyte BRIX GB-BACE-3000 is a fanless mini PC with Intel Braswell

Gigabyte’s latest tiny desktop computer is a model with a low-power 4 watt Intel Celeron N300 Braswell dual-core processor and a passive cooling system. In other words, the Gigabyte BRIX GB-BACE3000 is a fanless PC that should operate silently (assuming you outfit it with a quiet solid state disk rather than a noisy hard drive. A few days […]

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Gigabyte BRIX mini PC with Intel Braswell chip coming soon

Gigabyte is getting ready to add a few new computers to its BRIX family of mini PCs. The Gigabyte BRIX GB-BXCE-3205 is a compact computer with a 15 watt Intel Celeron 3205U Haswell processor, while the BRIX GB-BACE-3000 features an even lower-power 4 watt Celeron N3000 Braswell chip. Fanless Tech obtained a document that provides some specs […]

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ASRock Beebox Braswell-powered mini PC now available for $140

The ASRock Beebox N3000 is a tiny desktop computer with a low-power Intel Celeron N3000 Braswell processor. We first learned about this mini PC in May, and now it’s available in the United States. Newegg is selling the Beebox N3000 for $140. That price gets you a barebones computer with Intel’s Braswell processor and Intel […]

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Intel Apollo Lake chips to replace Braswell in 2016?

Intel plans to launch its 6th-gen Core processors based on the “Skylake” platform later this year. They’ll replace the 5th-gen “Broadwell” chips that are already shipping in laptop, desktop, and convertible PCs. But what about Intel’s lower-power chips for tablets and entry-level notebook and desktop computers? We already know that the company’s next-gen Atom chips […]

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Dell outfits new laptops with Intel Braswell, AMD Carrizo chips

Dell is refreshing its laptop lineup for the summer with a series of new models will begin hittin the streets within the next few months. The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series of 2-in-1 convertibles will be available with Intel Braswell chips for $350 and up starting July 29th. The Inspiron 14 and 15 laptops will be available […]

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Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200: Braswell-powered convertible

Asus has introduced a new 11.6 inch convertible notebook with a touchscreen display that bends over backward to let you use the computer as a tablet. It’s called the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200, and it joins larger products in the Flip family including the 13.3 inch Flip TP300LA and 15.6 inch Flip TP500LA. Mobile […]

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Asus EeeBook E202: Budget notebook with USB Type C, Intel Braswell

Asus will update its EeeBook line of affordable, portable notebooks this summer with the launch of the Asus EeeBook E202. It’s an 11.6 inch laptop with a fanless design, a 6 watt Intel Pentium N3700 quad-core processor based on Intel’s “Braswell” architecture, and a design that measures about 0.84 inches thick and weighs about 2.65 […]

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Intel NUC mini PCs with Braswell chips priced at $140 and up

Intel is adding a few new low-power models to its NUC line of tiny desktop computers. The new models feature 6 watt processors based on Intel Braswell architecture and price tags starting at around $140 or less for a barebones model. Update: Amazon is now selling the system for about $129. The Intel NUC5CPYH features a 1.6 […]

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ASRock Beebox: fanless mini PC with Intel Braswell, USB type-C

ASRock plans to launch a small desktop computer with a low-power Intel Celeron N3000 dual-core processor and passive cooling (which means no noisy fans). It’s called the ASRock Beebox, and according to Hungarian website iPon, it’ll probably be available in select markets starting in June or July. The Beebox is about the same size as […]

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Intel pushes Atom, Braswell, and Core M chips for tablets and 2-in-1 laptops

Intel is taking low-power computing seriously these days. In fact, the company now offers 3 different lines of chips aimed at low-power tablets and 2-in-1 notebooks: the Intel Atom x5 and x7 “Cherry Trail” family, the Intel Celeron and Pentium “Braswell” family, and the Intel Core M “Broadwell Y” family. All of these chips use 6 […]

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Intel’s low-power Braswell chips are now shipping

As expected, Intel has announced that it’s now shipping low-power Celeron and Pentium processors based on “Braswell” architecture. These chips replace the Bay Trail-M chips that have been popular in low-cost Chromebooks and Windows laptops for the past year or two. Braswell chips could be used in other notebooks, 2-in-1 devices, and small, low-power desktops. The […]