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Shuttle NC01U7 en XVB01 review: mini with external graphics card

16 August 2016 - 04:59

Shuttle’s NC01U mini PCs are interesting in that they can be expanded with an external module. We took a look at the XVB01 module, which sports an external video card.

Shuttle SZ170R8 review: Mini-ITX alternative

16 July 2016 - 04:59

Looking for a compact base for your powerful system? The Shuttle SZ170R8 might be an interesting option – we tested this barebone extensively.

Shuttle XH170V review: Skylake mini

20 April 2016 - 08:00

We previously tested the Shuttle XH97V, and we were pretty pleased with it. How does its successor, with its H170, compare?

17 mini PCs review: small, smaller, smallest

5 March 2016 - 04:59

Desktops are back again and smaller than ever. The 17 barebones and systems in this test are enough proof of that. We took a look at what you get for your money and discuss for which applications you could use such a device.

MSI Nightblade review: the perfect barebone for gamers?

20 June 2014 - 10:42

You will have to finish building it but with enough room for a R9 290X graphics card the MSI Nightblade is a very suitable start to a compact gaming system.

Gigabyte Brix Pro Review: Mini with the heart of a lion

28 April 2014 - 12:59

Mini-PCs slow? It is true that the commonly used ULV-processors aren't very fast compared to desktop models. Gigabyte proves this isn't always the case with its Brix Pro.

Gigabyte Brix GB-XM14-1037 review: affordable mini-PC

14 December 2013 - 05:58

We recently reviewed a couple different Gigabyte Brix mini-PCs, and today it's time for a third one. The entry-level Gigabyte Brix GB-XM14-1037 with Celeron processor is available in stores for around £140.

Gigabyte Brix GB-BXI7 review: Mini-powerhouse with i7

9 December 2013 - 14:58

Gigabyte has made excellent motherboards and graphics cards for many years, but more recently the company has begun making mini-PCs. You can buy them with affordable, entry-level hardware such as Celeron processors, or with a much more powerful Haswe...

Zotac Zbox Nano Plus ID64 RAID update review

8 December 2013 - 05:58

Earlier this year we reviewed the Zotac Nano ID64 Plus mini PC. It's similar to the Intel NUC, but has more flexible options such as the choice between a hard disk or two mSATA SSDs. We tested it again with two SSDs, so today you can read about havin...

ASRock M8 review: sleek portable gaming barebones

6 November 2013 - 05:58

Building your own PC has its advantages. You are free to choose exactly those components you want, but sometimes it's difficult to know where to start with so many options out there. Well, look no further. The ASRock M8 is a good foundation for a sys...

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Haswell-based Intel NUC receives price tag

15 October 2013 - 19:31

In early September, it was first reported that Intel would equip its compact NUC systems with a Core i5 'Haswell' processor. One of these new systems, the D54250WYK, was on display during PAX Prime and is based on the D54250WYB motherboard and Core i...

Intel showcases new NUC with Core i5 'Haswell' 4250U

3 September 2013 - 08:51

At the PAX Prime convention in Seattle, Intel has shown the upcoming version of its 'Next Unit of Computing' barebone. This system will be available in a variety of versions, and focuses mainly on providing a better performance-per-watt ratio. The ne...

Intel alters NUC enclosure to improve stability

20 July 2013 - 16:05

Although we didn't experience any issues during our tests of Intel's Next Unit of Computing system, it appears that a large number of consumers are reporting instabilities with the compact system. The cause of these issues could be traced back to the...

Compact CompuLab system with ARM processor

16 July 2013 - 14:00

Consumers that want a simple and affordable system have a new option to consider, the CompuLab Utilite. This compact computer features a Freescale i.MX6 or quad/core ARM Cortex-A9 chip, clocked at 1.2 GHz. Two versions of the Freescale processor are...

ASUS publishes more details of VivoPC

18 June 2013 - 10:36

At Computex, ASUS showed its new VivoPC, a compact system that was specially designed for use as a HTPC. Unfortunately, at the time of presentation, the technical details of the device weren't revealed. The manufacturer has now published the specific...

Gigabyte officially launches compact Brix systems

26 May 2013 - 18:34

Gigabyte's Brix platform first showed up mid-April. The compact systems have dimensions of 30 x 108 x 114 millimetres and are developed to compete with Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) platform. Gigabyte's website reveals that three versions will...

Passive SilverStone enclosure for Intel's Next Unit of Computing

28 January 2013 - 08:05

Last year, Intel introduced its first Next Unit of Computing system, the DC3217IYE. This mini PC comes with its own chassis and has a small fan on the bottom of the motherboard. SilverStone has developed an enclosure for the system which allows the f...

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Gigabyte Brix BXCE-3205

Mini PC, Intel Celeron 3205U, Socket 1168 BGA, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

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AOpen XC Mini MP57-D

Mini PC, Intel Core i5 3337U, Socket 989 (G1)


Gigabyte Brix BXI7-4500

Mini PC, Intel Core i7 4500U, Socket 1168 BGA

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Foxconn Nettop nT-i1500

Mini PC, Intel Atom D2700, Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000

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Gigabyte GB-BACE-3150

Mini PC, Intel Celeron N3150, Socket 1170 BGA, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160

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Avg. £124.49
3 shops, 1x stock

Gigabyte GB-EAPD-4200

Mini PC, Intel Pentium N4200, BGA1296, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165

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Avg. £320.22
2 shops, 2x stock

Shuttle NC01U

Mini PC, Intel Celeron 3205U, Socket 1168 BGA

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Mini PC, Intel Celeron N3050, Socket 1170 BGA, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165

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Avg. £113.07
5 shops, 5x stock

Gigabyte Brix BXA8G-8890

Mini PC, AMD A8-5557M, AzureWave AW-CB161H

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Mini PC, Intel Core i7 7567U, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

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Avg. £450.99
3 shops, 3x stock

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