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Sapphire Edge HD2
7.2 out of 10

Sapphire Edge HD2

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Sapphire Mini Edge HD4 review: mini Celeron PC

Hardware.Info
7 March 2013
  • Excerpt: A compact mini PC with Celeron CPU instead of AMD E-series or Atom.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sapphire EDGE-HD3 mini PC

HEXUS
1 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Sapphire's latest update to its EDGE mini PC line now takes in AMD's Fusion technology. The EDGE-HD3, which is little larger than a Blu-ray case, packs in an E-450 'Brazos' chip instead of the Intel Atom and NVIDIA ION combination present in previous models. Outwardly changed with the upgrade to USB 3.0 for the two front-mounted ports, the major modifications are, obviously, on the inside.
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Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC Review

ChannelPro Network
19 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Even though Black Friday is around the corner, buying a full tower PC can be expensive for any individual. Buying premade ones at Best Buy or Frys can still start around $200 dollars and building a PC from scratch is becoming a scarce skill these days. When your budget is low you can’t expect too much out of your PC usually since this price range would only permit using simple applications.
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Expert Review

Techware Labs
28 September 2011
  • Excerpt: As technology grows and CPUs become smaller the applications for a Mini-PC grow.  From media streaming around a network to a simple PC solution, Mini PCs are popping up everywhere.  A couple large problems with current Mini PCs are trying to balance size with effective cooling and packing enough punch with hardware to be versatile for many applications.  Today I will be looking at the Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC and how Sapphire has approached this market.
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Sapphire Edge HD2 MiniPC Review

Rage3D
8 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Introduction The Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC is an itsy-bitsy teeny weeny Atom based machiney, reviewed by us for the first time today. The Edge HD2's claim to fame is it is one of the smallest PCs available today, about the size of a retail DVD case. Inside is a dual-core hyperthreaded Atom paired with NVIDIA's ION 2, providing one of the most amped nettop platforms you'll find.
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Overall 10
10

Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC Review

ThinkComputers
16 August 2011
  • Summary: Final Thoughts I think that Sapphire really hit the nail on the head with the Edge HD2, and it is somewhat of a surprise because Sapphire is mainly known for video cards, not all-in-one PC’s.  Let’s first talk about the size of the Edge HD2.  It is the smalled mini PC that I have seen!  The 19.3 x 14.8 x 2.2 cm (L / W / H) dimensions make it smaller than the Zotac ZBOX and the Western Digital Live TV Hub ; and the Live TV Hub is just a HD Media player.
  • Pros: – Smallest mini PC we have seen!, – HDMI out, – VESA mount included, – Windows 7 included, – Impressive Nvidia ION 2 performance
  • Cons: – None that I found
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Expert Review

InsideHW
31 December 2011
  • Excerpt: In accordance with ASUS philosophy of presenting new devices in short periods of time, not long after the first Fonepad, new models, Fonepad Note 6 and Fonepad 7, have been announced. Unfortunately, f... Mechanical keyboard are conceptual way of going back to the past, in time before we’ve had shallow buttons, notebooks, membrane, macro buttons and much more. Just remember the older computers with mas...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC review

Stuff.tv
2 November 2011
  • Summary: Despite many recent headlines, we’re not quite in a post PC world yet. If you’ve built up a sizeable library of movie files over the last decade or so, there's still no easier way to play back arcane file types and encoding methods than on a real computer. Media streamers and consoles struggle with even common file types, and as useful as streaming technologies like UPnP, DLNA and iCloud are, the route of least resistance for getting a file from hard drive to screen is...
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Overall 6
6.0

Sapphire Edge HD2 review

expertreviews.co.uk
11 September 2011
  • Excerpt: There's not much to choose between all the tiny and power-efficient nettops on the market, but Sapphire's Edge-HD2 is smaller and much better-looking than most. We weren't blown away by its predecessor, the Sapphire Edge-HD Mini PC largely because of its fairly high price and lack of an installed operating system. The HD2, however, has a quicker processor and comes pre-installed with Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC (Nettop)

Trusted Reviews
14 July 2011
  • Summary: Sometimes good products only need small tweaks to make them excellent ones...
  • Pros: Ultra Compact Size, Smooth Full HD 1080p video playback, Comprehensive Connectivity
  • Cons: Updated Atom CPU still slow, Price with Windows Pre-installed Overly Expensive, Cheaper edition requires knowledge to setup
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