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The GIGABYTE BRIX challenges the essence of how a desktop PC is defined. Built with an aluminum frame and glass surface, its sleek, ultra-compact chassis sits in the palm of your hand, ideal for working as a discreet HTPC/multimedia hub, an ultra-low power PC for the family, an office PC or as a digital-signage unit. It comes with an Intel Core i5 8250U processor and allows you to install your own choice of memory and hard drive. The included VESA monitor mount offers the versatility to place the mini PC anywhere you want.

  • Features Intel Core Quad-Core i5-8250U Processor
  • Ultra-Compact PC Design at Only 0.46L (34.4 x 112.6 x 119.4mm)
  • 1x M.2 SSD (2280) Slot
  • 2x SO-DIMM DDR4 Slots
  • Intel® IEEE 802.11ac, Dual-Band Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.2 NGFF M.2 Card
  • HDMI Plus Mini DisplayPort Outputs (Supports Dual Displays)
  • 2x USB 3.1 (1x USB Type-C)
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • Intel Gigabit LAN
  • Dual Array Microphone
  • Headphone Jack
  • VESA Mounting Bracket (75 x 75mm + 100 x 100mm)
  • Wireless module inclusion may vary based on local distribution.
The Perfect Fit for Any Space

Challenging the essence of how we define a desktop PC, GIGABYTE engineers have developed an ultra-compact PC with a brushed aluminum surface chassis design. Ideal for a broad range of computing applications at home or in the office, the BRIX expounds sheer simplicity and convenience. With a broad choice of processors covering the entire performance spectrum, the BRIX sets a new standard for desktop miniaturization that makes it perfect as a discreet HTPC/multimedia hub, an ultra-low power PC for the family, an office PC or as a digital-signage unit.
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The Perfect Compact Home PC
  • Living room
  • Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Study
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Vertical Markets
  • School
  • Hospital/medical equipment
  • Governmental
  • University computer labs
  • Libraries
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An Ultimate Graphics Powerhouse
  • Video editing
  • 3D design
  • Play the latest 3D games
  • Multimedia production
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Powerful Commercial Applications
  • Factory testing machine
  • Vending machine
  • Bank ATM system
  • Security system
  • Gaming equipment
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At the Office
  • Workstation
  • Meeting room device
  • Studio
  • Freelance office space
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Simpler and Smarter Digital Life
  • Split-flap display
  • Shopping mall signboard
  • Scoreboard system
  • Indoor/outdoor LED display
Intel 8th Generation Core Processors

GIGABYTE BRIX supports 8th generation Intel quad-core processors which feature power-efficient 15W Intel Core i5 and i7 models. From a simple internet access point to a high-end multimedia station, the GIGABYTE BRIX provides a broad range of usage scenarios and the ultimate space flexibility . Energy-efficient quad-core processing delivers up to 40% faster performance compared to 7th gen processors!
8th Gen Intel Quad Core 40% More Efficient Than 7th Gen Dual-Core
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Intel Turbo Boost Technology

GIGABYTE BRIX offers more computing power than ever with Intel's new 14nm processors, which comes with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. It accelerates processor and graphics performance for peak loads, automatically allowing processor cores to run faster than the rated operating frequency if they're operating below power, current and temperature specification limits, giving users an extra burst of performance when needed. In addition, the integrated memory controller provides a direct connection between the DDR4 2400MHz memory and the processor for fast data processing.
i7-8550U, i5-8250U Specification Features Charts
Connecting the Future - USB Type-C: The World's Next Universal Connector

Reversible USB Type-C with USB 3.1
The USB Type-C is a new reversible connector that is loaded with useful features such as USB 3.1 support for 10Gb/s transfer speed.

USB 3.1 (USB Type-C) Ports on the GIGABYTE Prix Compact PC Next to Icons for: Camera, Tablet, Phone, HDD and Battery
Type-A and Type-C USB Connectors
USB 3.1 and Network Connectivity

GIGABYTE BRIX also includes an M.2 module offering IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi and the latest Bluetooth 4.2, providing connectivity for low power Bluetooth devices and peripherals, as well as allowing users to easily connect mobile devices.
Fast USB 3.1 Solution

The latest USB 3.1 offers a staggering 10Gb/s transfer speed, 2x faster than USB 3.0 and backward compatibility with existing USB devices.
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SuperSpeed 4K HD Entertainment

Supporting the Newest Standards in Multimedia
GIGABYTE ensures users won't be limited by the standards or connections on the BRIX, by including HDMI 2.0 and support for HDCP 2.2* users can rest assured that their device will be able to display content to its full potential. The BRIX supports native resolutions of 4K at 60Hz, presenting unrivaled visual clarity and stunning realism to owners of UHD displays.
*HDMI port support HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2.

Multi-Display Productivity with HDMI 2.0 & DisplayPort++
BRIX supports up to three independent displays through HDMI 2.0 and a DisplayPort ++ without the need for an additional graphics card. Support for three display is only possible with daisy-chain connections through Display Port++.
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Graphics That Captivate

Intel HD Graphics deliver 10% more performance than its predecessor. With the new media engine users are able to, watch, create, edit, share and game all with captivating visuals. This media engine offers HEVC 10-bit hardware acceleration which improves upon the 4K viewing and content creation performance significantly versus previous generation processors. The BRIX now has the ability to drive premium content up to 4K UHD, so users can enjoy amazing and vibrant multimedia experiences on compatible displays.
Side of the GIGABYTE BRIX GB-BRi5-8250 with Mic/Headphone, USB 3.1 Type-C, USB 3.1 Type-A and Dual Array Microphone another shot shows the PC side with Two USB 3.0, Ethernet, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI 2.0, DC-In and Kensington Lock Slot GIGABYTE BRIX GB-BRi5-8250 Facing Up with Panels Removed to show SO-DIMM Connectors, M.2 SSD 2280 Connector and Wireless Module
Enjoy Always-Available Responsiveness with Intel Ready Mode Technology

Now there's no waiting to resume activity on your PC. With Intel Ready Mode Technology, your PC resumes to fully functional in an instant. It works by providing an alternative to traditional sleep—a quiet, low power state similar to the kind used by your cell phone and tablet.

With Intel Ready Mode Technology, You Can…
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Access Your Digital Files from Anywhere, Anytime

Get remote access to your PC through applications on your phone and tablet to download photos, video, large files and more, no matter where you are.
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Get Help From Your Digital Assistant Just by Asking

An always-available PC complements Microsoft Windows 10 enabled Cortana experiences. When you need Cortana, all you have to do is say "Hey Cortana", and your digital assistant is instantly at your service.
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Keep Everything Up-to-Date With Automatic Syncing

Set your Intel Ready Mode Technology-equipped PC to sync and store photos and files across devices automatically when you arrive at home or the office. And application updates? They're automatic too, which means you'll always work with the latest versions of your favorite tools.
Support Cortana

GIGABYTE BRIX with built-in dual array microphone can support Windows 10 Cortana. Cortana is your digital agent, she'll help you get things done. The more you use Cortana, the more personalized your experience will be. To get started, type a question in the search box, or select the microphone and talk to Cortana. If you're not sure what to say, you'll see suggestions both on your lock screen and in Cortana home when you select the search box on the taskbar.
Windows 10 Cortana Software Window Examples
VESA Support

Bundled with a VESA bracket, the GIGABYTE BRIX can easily be mounted behind a monitor or HDTV, offering a simple and effective way to turn any VESA-compliant display or TV into a full-featured PC or digital-signage unit.
GIGABYTE BRIX GB-BRi5-8250 VESA muonted to the back of a compatible computer monitor