GIGABYTE’s push on the BRIX has been with so much gusto it is hard to keep up with all the possible models coming to market and ones they are merely testing the water with. Hot on the heels of their BRIX Pro being certified as a Steam Box at the Consumer Electronics Show, there were hints of BRIX models coming with discrete mobile graphics, namely the 8000M series. We have received a PR from GIGABYTE regarding the next model in the stack, dubbed the BRIX Gaming. The main hardware specifications start with an AMD A8-5557M APU, a dual module 35W Richland-based part (four threads) at 2.1 GHz (3.1 GHz Turbo), with onboard HD 8550G graphics (256 SPs @ 554/720 MHz). On the...
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