Gigabyte drops dedicated gaming Brix right after CES.
Gigabyte today announced a brand new addition to its Brix line of compact computers; this time the company is taking aim squarely at gamers.
Dubbed the Gigabyte Brix Gaming, the little box is based on AMD technology and packs AMD's A8-5557M APU as well as Radeon R9 M275X discrete graphics. It supports both mSATA SSD and standard 2.5-inch SATA hard drive installation as well as Mini DisplayPort and HDMI. The Brix Gaming includes USB 3.0 x 4 (two up front and two in the back), Gigabit Ethernet, a Mini PCIe module for 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and Bluetooth 4.0.
The whole thing measures 59.6 x 128 x 115.4 mm and comes with a VESA bracket for mounting the system behind your monitor or TV.
The unveiling of the Brix Gaming comes less than a month after Gigabyte introduced us to the Brix Pro with Iris Pro graphics at CES in Las Vegas. Not long after the Brix Pro's unveiling, Intel provided Valve's Steam developers with 12,000 Brix Pro units.
Now with SteamOS supporting AMD systems, this could pave the way for another variant of Steam Machine from Gigabyte.