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Intel Compute Stick "2" STK1AW32SC 2GB Windows 10 Review

By: Steven Bassiri | SFF PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Feb 10, 2016 5:40 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Intel

Storage and Network Performance











ixChariot Network Throughput:




The shift from Samsung based eMMC to a SanDisk doesn't result in loss of performance (a tiny drop in writes), if anything, sequential read speeds have been slightly improved. Network performance gets a noticeable boost from the new Intel 2x2 wireless AC controller, which results in smooth streaming.



Remote Streaming




Intel has a keyboard/mouse application for mobile phones to communicate with the Intel Compute Stick. Installation of this application was very simple, and while there is a slight lag between mouse commands on the phone and actual results on the screen, it doesn't heavily impact the functionality of the system. I would opt to use the application instead of a plugged in keyboard and mouse. Streaming Steam games remotely over your wireless network works better on the new Intel Compute Stick due to the improved internet and shift towards providing more graphics resources.

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