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Intel Compute Stick Review

At CES 2015, Intel quietly announced its upcoming Bay Trail-based Compute Stick. Last week we got to check out a sample unit up close and personal.

Technical Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 8.1 with Bing 32-bitUbuntu (Linux) 14.04 LTS 64-bit
ProcessorFan-cooled Intel Atom Z3735F, 2MB Cache, 1.33 GHz
BIOSFCBYT10H.86A.0018.2015.0330.1117 (3/30/2015)
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics with driver v.15.33.27.3910
System MemorySingle Channel DDR3L-R-S memory @ 1.35V, 1333 MHz    · Windows: 2GB    · Ubuntu: 1GB
StorageBuilt-in Samsung MGB4GC eMMC storage    · Windows - 32 GB Samsung     · Ubuntu  - 8 GBSDXC v3.0 slot with UHS I-support
PeripheralsIntegrated 802.11bgn Wi-FiUSB 2.0Bluetooth 4.0MicroSD card slot
NetworkingIntegrated 802.11bgn
AudioIntel HD Audio via HDMI with multi-channel support
Power Requirements5V, 2A wall-mount AC-DC power adapter
 Chassis Size103 mm x 37 mm x 12 mm


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