gaming PC craze is in full swing, and CyberPowerPC
has lent the “Fang
” moniker to a pair of the little beasts. The company is rolling out the Fang Mini R9 (which is based on an AMD platform) and the Fang Mini Pro (which is based on Intel), both of which are available today.
How small is small? The chassis measures just 4.5 x 4.3 x 2.4 inches (LxWxH).
version sports an AMD A8-5557M quad-core APU with Radeon R9 M275X (2GB) graphics, 8GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 16GB), and a 1TB (7200 rpm) HDD for $799. The Pro version rocks a quad-core Intel
Core i7-4770R chip with integrated Iris Pro Graphics 5200, 8GB of DDR3 RAM (also expandable to 16GB), and a 1TB 7200 rpm HDD. The Intel version starts at $899.
Both versions feature 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi with Bluetooth 4.0 and run Windows 8.1. They also offer an mSATA slot and a 2.5-inch expansion bay if you want to goose the storage setup with an SSD. For ports, the systems offer HMDI out, mini DisplayPort out, Ethernet, four USB 3.0, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a Kensington lock.
They’re also backed by CyberPowerPC’s three-year limited warranty.