PC maker Weibu announces the launch of their new X-Mini Gaming Box, featuring 7th Generation Intel processors and Thunderbolt 3 for external GPU support, here at Taipei, Computex 2017. The mini PC houses a Mini-STX motherboard and also includes Intel's new Optane memory. Pricing and availability yet to be announced.
Read the complete press release below
Weibu today announced WEIBU’s new X-Mini Gaming Box targeted at gamers and features the first Mini-STX motherboard powered by the new 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, Intel® Optane™ memory and Thunderbolt™ 3.
The Weibu X-Mini Gaming Box is the most affordable Mini PC with enhanced performance and delivers an amazing media experience powered by new 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processors which are faster, more responsive and deliver unmatched new media capabilities.
It is equipped with a cool SFF chassis, which features a strong X-shaped metal frame and the LED lights on the inside.
The Weibu X-Mini Gaming Box also comes with highly flexible graphics options, offering an option for Intel® HD Graphics or an external GPU connected by a Thunderbolt™ 3 solution.
With the increased speed and responsiveness from having Intel® Optane™ memory together with a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor in the Weibu X-Mini Gaming Box, users can do more with their system without sacrificing the value and capacity of a hard disk drive. Intel® Optane™ memory enables web browsers to launch faster than with just a hard disk drive. Games and levels also load and launch faster, keeping users in the game. Even everyday tasks, such as launching productivity apps like email clients, launch faster than with just a hard disk drive. And, because it is smart and adaptable, Intel® Optane™ memory adjusts to your computing habits with intelligent software that learns your computing behaviors, making everything you do faster, smoother, easier.
The Weibu X-Mini Gaming Box will soon start sampling in mid-June and mass production in second half of 2017 to Europe, US and China, and is aimed at young adults who are into the cyber gaming industry.
Weibu will continue to collaborate with Intel to bring richer products and more exciting experiences to the global market in the near future.