Giada D2308 D2308U D2308V Specifications, small desktop with Haswell CPU and Nvidia GPU

Giada has launched D2308 tiny desktop with Intel haswell processor and Nvidia GPU. The Giada D2308 runs on Intel haswell processor and measure mere 9″ x 6.8″ x 2.15″ which means that they are very compact.

While there are many other tiny desktops available in the market like Zotac Zbox EN760 this one is also very small. In fact it is slimmer than Microsoft’s Xbox One and runs full fledge Windows 8 operating system. This is how it looks like.

Giada D2308 D2308U D2308V

Giada will offer some more variants of this model. First is D2308U which combines Intel Core i7 4500U processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX750 GPU. Second is D2308V which comes with an i5 4200U CPU and GTX650 graphics from Nvidia.

As both of these are processors for the ultrabooks the heat output is very low. Common specifications include 2.5 inch drive, 2x mini PCI Express card slots, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, LAN, 2x HDMI, 1x DVI port, 3x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0 ports and memory card reader.

Giada D2308 is already available on Amazon for $739.99 with free shipping.

Sharp Merilis Specifications, tablet with a 15.6 WQHD display

Sharp has extended its range of professional tablets with its latest tablet sporting a 15.6 inch WQHD display packing whopping 3200 x 1800 pixel resolution and backed by latest processor by Intel. It is being called the Sharp Merilis and it comes with Intel Core i5-4200U (Haswell) with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz to 2.6 GHz.

Graphics are handled by Intel HD 4400 graphics and 8 gigabytes of RAM. Of course the main high light of the tablet is its 15.6-inch Sharp IGZO 16:9 matrix WQHD screen with 3200 × 1800 pixel resolution which translates to 235 pixels per inch. The screen has active digitizer enabling stylus input.


Other Sharp Merilis specifications include dual band WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, and a slot for SD cards. It has weight of 1,250 grams and that includes a 128GB solid state drive, 2 mega pixel front camera, stereo speakers and a rechargeable battery that provides up to nine hours on a single battery charge.

Zotac ZBOX EN760 Specifications, a mini gaming PC

Zotac is quite popular for making tiny desktop PCs. Now the company is going to launch a desktop gaming computer that is not much bigger than your lunchbox. However unlike your lunch box, the Zotac ZBOX EN760 will feature a powerful Intel Core i5 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860 GPU. Here are full Zotac ZBOX EN760 Specifications.

Intel Core i5 4200U haswell CPU
Up to 16GB RAM
1x 2.5 inch HDD / SSD bay
4x USB 3.0 ports
DVI, HDMI and 2x LAN ports
802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 radios
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860 GPU

Zotac ZBOX EN760

Zotac is also offering a model with 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD pre installed which it is calling ZBOX EN760 Plus. Here are their detailed specs.

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2 x 204-pin DDR3L SO-DIMM slots (Up to 16GB)


Support 1 2.5-inch HDD / SSD
Support 1 mSATA SSD

PLUS Configuration

8GB DDR3 / 1TB 5400RPM HDD


Intel Core i5 4200U (dual-core, 1.6 GHz, 3MB L2) (Turbo up to 2.6 GHz)


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (Maxwell)
2GB GDDR5 / 128-bit bus
Engine clock: 1020 MHz (base) / 1097 MHz (boost)

Video Memory

Shared Memory

Display Options


Memory Card Reader



1 SATA 6.0 Gb/s
1 mSATA 6.0 Gb/s


2 x 10/100/1000Mbps


Onboard 802.11ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0

USB Ports

4 USB 3.0 ports (2 on back panel, 1 in front, 1 on top)


HDMI audio (bitstream)
Analog output

DirectX® Support

DirectX 11.2 (feature level 11_0)

Other Features

Intel Smart Response technology, NVIDIA GeForce ShadowPlay technology, NVIDIA Adaptive VSync technology, NVIDIA GameStream ready, NVIDIA CUDA technology



Windows Capability

Windows 7 & 8 ready