We’ve developed something of a crush for ultra-small micro-PCs. We might be accustomed to extreme high-end hardware, but we’re not shy too admit it: the current crop of tiny systems are really tickling our fancy.

Intel’s Haswell NUC and Zotac’s Zbox Nano are two recent examples – small, pint-sized boxes that are capable enough to replace our typical workstations, saving space and electricity in the process. But what happens when a manufacturer with enthusiast roots puts its own spin on this incredibly-small form factor? To find out, Gigabyte’s £515 Brix Pro is on the test bench today.