New Gigabyte BRIX GB-BXi7-5500 is the only nettop available now on Ukrainian market with Intel Core i7 CPU. Intel NUC 5i7RYH still not there. Therefore, I decide to get Gigabyte BRIX i7-5500 and among other compare it to my old Intel NUC D54250
It is actually very similar to Intel NUC.
With RAM and HDD installed device looks like:
Windows 7 Performance
BRIX i7-5500 vs NUC i5-4250
|BRIX i7-5500U||NUC i5-4250U|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)||Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte BRIX GB-BXi7-5500||INTEL NUC D54250WYK|
|CPU||Intel Core i7-5500U @ 2.40 GHz||Intel Core i5-4250U @ 1.90 GHz|
|CPU features||2 core, L1:64KB, L2:512MB, L3:4MB||2 core, L1:64KB, L2:512KB, L3:3MB|
|Memory||16 GB DDR3 1866||16 GB DDR3 1600|
|HDD||1 TB mSATA SSD||480 GB mSATA SSD|
|Graphic Card||Intel HD Graphics 5500 up to 2 GB||Intel HD Graphics 5000 up to 1 GB|
|Wireless||Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160||Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260|
|Passmark PT 8.0||2535||2307|
|3DMark 11 CG||5850||5173|
AMIBIOS: If set UEFI Video and Windows 7 OS computer will no longer boot OS and also give no access to BIOS.
To fix that BIOS settings reset may be done by unplug battery.
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need to after some years of usage, Intel Nuc work on original CPU Fan much longer than brix. Brix need Fan replacement in 2-3 year.