The MSI company shortly will begin sales of desktop computers of a small shape factor of Cubi 3 Silent on the basis of a hardware platform of Intel Kaby Lake.
New nettopa have bezventilyatorny execution: it means zero level of noise by operation. It is told about the aluminum casing and about the aluminum heat sink for heat extraction from the 14-nanometer processor with the maximum value of the dispersed thermal energy of 15 W.
Construction of Cubi 3 Silent provides a possibility of an upgrade. Users will be able to replace modules of a random access memory DDR4 SO-DIMM and also the solid-state drive of a standard size M.2 and the 2,5-inch data storage device. Overall dimensions make 159,6 × 110,2 × 69,5 mm.
Two ports USB 3.0 and 3,5-millimeter the audioslot are provided in a front part. Behind it is possible to find two more USB connectors 3.0, DisplayPort and HDMI interfaces, two Ethernet-ports and two COM ports. At last, in a side part there are two USB connectors 2.0.
It is marked that minicomputers will be able to cope with an image output at the same time to two 4K-displays. Equipment turns on the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 adapter (the M.2 2230). So far, unfortunately, nothing is reported about the estimated cost of nettop of the Cubi 3 Silent series.