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ECS Liva X 4GB 64GB

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4GB 64GB May 2015
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Intel InsideFeaturing Intel Bay Trail-M / Bay Trail-I SoC processors, LIVA X is provided with 64-bit dual-core performance up to 2.25 GHz on Intel's advanced 22nm architecture So CoolLow-power... More
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4 Reasons For

DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This computer has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many similar spec personal computers that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the ECS Liva X is more than most similar spec personal computers that are a comparable age to it. This PC supports a Horizontal case placement, which is the most commonly supported case placement supported by similar spec computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Liva X.

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Very Short

The heights of desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the Liva X range from 20mm to 360mm, and the average height is 240mm. The ECS Liva X is fairly short (only 40 millimeters) compared to most of the other PCs that were released around the same time as the Liva X.

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Very Shallow

The average depth of desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to the Liva X is 260mm. The ECS Liva X is one of the shallower desktop computers that are a comparable age to the Liva X (only 83 millimeters) amongst computers of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most personal computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the Liva X have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ECS Liva X which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of comparable spec personal computers that were launched around the same time as the Liva X is 510GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1TB. With a total storage capacity of only 64 gigabytes, the ECS Liva X has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for around the same time as the Liva X.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the ECS Liva X has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other computers of a comparable age and spec to the Liva X. The maximum internal memory of similar spec computers that are a comparable age to the Liva X range from 0.5GB to 32GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The ECS Liva X is a one USB 3.0 port personal computer.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The ECS Liva X is a two USB 2.0 port desktop computer. Most of the other similar spec computers that have been available for more than a year have between two and five USB 2.0 ports.

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1 Other reason to consider the ECS Liva X

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the ECS Liva X has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other personal computers of this age and spec.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Solid-State Drive Interface
Integrated Card Reader
Optical Drive
Graphics
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth
WiFi Standard
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Design
Case Placement
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio System
Product Type
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Mouse Included
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied

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Expert Reviews

(34)
20 July 2015

The ECS Liva X is priced at Rs 17,550 and is available in the market for around Rs 15,500. This is certainly a high price to pay for a device which has the absolute basic entry level performance....

Small compact
VESA mounting plate
Windows 10 support
Great build quality
Fanless design
Enough power for productivity only
Upgrading storage is a little cumbersome
Linux instructions unavailable
More US 3.0 ports would've been nice
Audio port is combined, needs Ysplitter for separate plug
6 July 2015

Perfect for the reception desk, medium productivity and anyone looking for a small PC for the house. Don't expect miracles though.(previously published in issue July 2015)...

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3 July 2015

The LIVA X makes its debut in the market right when low-power SFF PCs are becoming really popular and given the configuration, it sits well with the competition as a Mini-PC capable of easily...

25 June 2015

The ECS LIVA X has a slightly beefier specs than the original LIVA but its still no powerhouse. What it does best is provide a low-power solution for a majority of tasks that don't require much...

4 June 2015

There are many things that seem like a good idea in theory and looks good on paper but ends up being a disappointment and a failure when applied in the real world: Duke Nukem Forever, J.J. Abrams... Read more…

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User Reviews

(34)
Reviewed 26 May 2015 by Lisa W.
(Verified Purchase)

I don't know why ECS does not post the Ubuntu install info on their website, it is very easy with the right direction. Basically use Rufus ( to create your Ubuntu install USB from an Ubuntu... Read more…

Reviewed 17 October 2015 by William H.
(Verified Purchase)

In order to access the built-in 32GB flash storage be sure to disable secure boot in the BIOS setup. After that Linux can see and work with it. Here is the output of some commands in Kali running... Read more…

Reviewed 22 September 2015 by JIANHANG Z.
(Verified Purchase)

I bought mSATA 128GB (bp4) SSD for it. I plan to put 32bit Windows 8.1 embedded pro on 32GB eMMC internal hard drive and 32 bit Windows 10 enterprise in mSATA. 2GB RAM is really not enough to run... Read more…

Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Bryon W.
(Verified Purchase)

Please plan on buying an mSATA drive. Once you do you should have no problems. I really did not want a power hungry OS on this box. I would worry that it couldn't handle it. I can't prove that... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Jeff L.
(Verified Purchase)

As others have said, booting linux from the eMMC is not a straightforward process. Don't know why ECS makes it such a secret. This worked for me: 1) leave BIOS alone or reset to defaults (I messed... Read more…

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Barcodes 00782386503398

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