Mini-PC Gigabyte GB-EKi3A-7100 equipped with a processor Core i3-7100U in the absence of active cooling
Recently, we reported on the mini-PC Gigabyte Brix GB-EACE-3450 dimensions 105 x 165 x 27 mm. This model is equipped with a CPU Intel Celeron N3450 (Apollo Lake) and is content with passive cooling.
But the range manufacturer has a similar PC for those who need more performance. It is catalogue number GB-EKi3A-7100 based on the Intel Core i3-7100U. Is a dual core CPU with 2.4 GHz and a TDP of 15 watts.
However, this mini-PC has no fans and is content with passive cooling, where the radiator stands. Dimensions increased, but only slightly: 180 x 117 x 36 mm weight 978 g.
Also up to 32 GB, increased the maximum amount of RAM that appeared connector (half mini-PCIe) to install the modem for cellular communications and, accordingly, a connector for the SIM card. It is still possible to install only one SSD format M. 2, but the set of ports even slightly decreased.
The device is equipped with connectors HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0 (x2), USB 3.1, USB 3.1 C, COM, and Gigabit Ethernet.