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Mini-PCs running Linux

mini-PCSeven years ago, with my wife and two friends, we started a project aiming to design a fanless mini-PC running Linux, pre-configured with all software applications that a family could need, including automatized backup. At those times, it was not so easy to put together all required hardware pieces, at an affordable price. We succeeded, but some time later, we decided to stop our project (one day I'll try to find some time to explain why...)

Nowadays, new mini-PCs appear on the market about every month, at incredible prices! I'll use this article to store links to pages describing machines, fanless or not, I find here and there on the web.

  • Giada
    • F200: Intel Celeron N2807, 2 GB RAM, 8 / 16 GB eMMC, fanless - US$110 (Aug-2015) 
    • D2308U: Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GTX750, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB SATA, fan - US$850 (May-2015)
    • i200-B8000: Intel Core i5, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 2 GB RAM, 60 GB mSATA SSD, fan (?) - US$450 (May-2015)
    • etc.
  • CappuccinoPC:
    • Twister 77E: Intel Core i3-3110M, 2 GB RAM, 320 GB SATA, fanless - US$848 (May-2015)
    • etc.
  • Compulab's fitPC: 
    • fitlet-H: AMD A10 Micro-6700T SoC, Up to 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR3L-1333 (1.35V), 1x SATA up to 6 Gbps (SATA 3.0) for internal 2.5” HDD/SSD, 1x mSATA slot up to 6 Gbps (SATA 3.0), AMD Radeon HD 8210 - fanless - US$436 (May-2015)

Mini-ITX boards

Picture: Giada's i200