Having Fun w/ (Taking Apart) a Gigabyte (GB-BXA8-5557) Mini PC

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These photos were taken in my garage when I decided to take the mini-pc apart and apply a different thermal compound (arctic ceramic). Also I wasn’t sure if this unit used a GPU on the processor or if it had a dedicated GPU. It looks, as you can see, like this unit does have a separate GPU board connected by a mini PCI Express connector card (seen on the side of the motherboard in the motherboard & heatsink pictures).

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One thought on “Having Fun w/ (Taking Apart) a Gigabyte (GB-BXA8-5557) Mini PC”

  1. i have 2 of these both have this fake gpu /diasabled gpu . we must expose this marketing cheat . its a brix gaming with the gpu disabled bet your gpuhas saned off numbers for some reason . one of mine is completely missing the gpu and memory on the second board same model

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