A Mixed Bag
Pros: This is a compact, unobtrusive micro PC barebones with dual video output. It has more power than any Atom or E series based system. Video playback performance is good. There is a VESA mount available.
Cons: Unfortunately, there are some real issues you need to be aware of with this unit. The chassis exhibits sever flex; I could only get the unit to sit flat by omitting the rear panel screws (which seem to be optional). The only fan in the unit always runs at 100% speed and is quite noisy; there seems to be no way to slow it down, either from the BIOS or using 3rd party software. The BIOS is also very 'touchy' - there are tons of options, and some of the defaults are not good. AHCI must be manually enabled, among other things. Finally, there is almost no documentation nor any support available from the manufacturer.
Other Thoughts: The specification listed here on Newegg are incorrect at the time of this posting. First of all, there is only a single DDR3 SODIMM slot. Also, there is both a mini-PCIe slot as well as a mSATA slot. I am using a few of these with 60gb Mushkin mSATA SSDs with good success. System runs well with Windows 8 x64. Other than Windows Update, the only 3rd party driver required is the Realtek HD audio driver to allow the analog audio to work (the default Microsoft HD audio driver fails to detect analog speakers attached to this system).
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