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GIGABYTE BRIX s BXi5H-5200 Ultra Compact Mini PC Review (Page 2)

Steven Bassiri | Jun 1, 2015 at 9:10 am CDT - 1 min, 12 secs time to read this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

The Packaging and System

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The box has a simple design, yet is quite flashy with the lettering. There aren't too many specifications on the box since the model has a different configuration in each region; however this model has an M.2 wireless module installed and room for a 2.5-inch SATA drive.

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The BXi5H-5200 is well protected from the elements and the accessories are all packaged in a way so that everything is protected from the elements.

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Accessories included are the VESA mounting bracket and screws, AC/DC PSU and cable, an NFC tag, and a driver DVD.

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The top of the unit sports a single power button. The bottom has the screw holes for the VESA mount and four rubber feet to secure the BRIX on a table.

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The front has two USB SuperSpeed ports and a headphone/microphone jack. The back features a Kensington lock port, the PSU power port, HDMI, mini-DisplayPort, an RJ-45 LAN port, and two USB 3.0 ports.

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The sides just have vents for airflow.

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Removing the top is pretty simple and requires only a standard Phillips head screwdriver.

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Installing the memory and mSATA drive are pretty simple, you can add in a dedicated 2.5-inch drive as well, which is one of the main selling points of this model.

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Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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