Smallest ever Gaming PC, The maingear SPARK

Smallest ever Gaming PC, The maingear SPARK

Maingear has introduced the smallest ever gaming PC with AMD Radeon R9 M275X and AMD A8-5557M APU as the core graphics processor and main CPU respectively.
It has a very small form factor and can be easily placed anywhere.
It is customizable and the price is starting at 699USD.

Lets have a look on the major hardware specs and some other features.


[The all new Maingear SPARK]

Full hardware specifications:


    AMD A8-5557M APU with Radeon™ HD 8550G 2.1GHz/3.1GHz Turbo


      1 x HDMI


      1 x Mini DisplayPort


      2 x USB 3.0


      1 x RJ45


      1 x DC-In


    1 x Kensington lock slot


    AMD Bolton M3


    Up to 16GB Corsair® Vengeance™ DDR3-1600 1.35V (2x8GB, SODIMMs)


    AMD Radeon™ R9 M275X


      Up to 1TB Samsung® 840 EVO SSD (w/TRIM) [540MB/s Sequential Reads]


    Up to one 512GB mSATA SSD


      2.25″ – Height


      4.5″ – Depth


    5″ – Width


    Average Weight – 1 lbs


Optimal Performance right in your palm:

The MAINGEAR SPARK packs the AMD Radeon™ R9 M275X discrete graphics processor combined with 2GB of GDDR5 memory.
It is designed to support the latest graphics acceleration technologies including AMD Mantel API, Microsoft® DX12, Shader Model 5.0, OpenGL 4.1.
It also features the Quad-core AMD A8-5557M APU with a Frequency of 2.1 GHz and a Turbo Frequency of 3.1 GHz.
It can support up to 16GB of DDR3 memory with a max frequency of 1600MHz.


[Compact SPARK fits in hand]

Storage and Connectivity:

It has four 3.0 USB ports that offers 10X super speed.
1 mSATA slot that supports SSDs up to 512GB and 1 x 2.5″ HHD tray supporting SATA III 6Gb/s.
With the unique high end Wi-Fi module the SPARK features the next generation of WiFi with 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0, providing the fastest lag-free gaming experience.
Don’t worry if you don’t have a wireless router, because it has an RJ-45 cable connection port also with which you can connect the SPARK to a wired LAN.

SPARK_ports [Maingear SPARK peripheral ports]

VESA support makes it invisible:

It offers a VESA(Video Electronics Standards Association) bracket that makes SPARK invisible.
Literally with the VESA support the SPARK can easily be mounted behind a monitor or HDTV making it discreetly hidden from view.
This offers a simple and elegant way to turn any VESA-compliant display or TV into a full-featured PC or digital multimedia unit.

Freedom from OS:

It offers you the freedom to chose an OS from the following as per your desire:
Microsoft Windows, Linux or Valve’s Steam OS.

[Official Maingear SPARK Youtube video]

Of course it is a unique Gaming PC but it will definitely disappoint the hardcore gamers.
But yes it is really the perfect PC for show off and it will surely increase the charm of your digital multimedia collections.

All the information furnished in this post about the Maingear SPARK are taken from the following official Maingear website.
Maingear SPARK

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