MintBox 3 fanless desktop PC with Linux Mint now available for $1399 and up

The MintBox line of mini PCs are small, fanless desktop computers that come pre-loaded with the Linux Mint operating system. And the latest version is the most powerful (and expensive) model to date. First announced in July, the MintBox 3 is now available for purchase from the Fit-IoT website for $1399 and up, and the little […]

MintBox 3 will be a high-power, fanless computer with Linux Mint

The folks behind the popular Linux Mint operating system have been partnering with fanless PC maker CompuLab to offer a line of co-branded MintBox computers since 2012. For the most part these have been small, low-power computers with laptop-class hardware and starting prices around $599 or lower. The next model will be something a little […]

Compulab Airtop3 is a fanless PC with Core i9-9900K/NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000

Compulab has been selling compact, fanless computers with high-power processors for a few years, so maybe it shouldn’t be surprising just how much horsepower the company managed to pack into the Airtop3. But I’m a little surprised nonetheless. The computer measures about 12″ x 10″ x 4″ and features a fanless design with passive cooling […]

Mintbox Mini 2: Compact Linux desktop with Apollo Lake quad-core CPU

The Linux Mint team have announced that their next Mintbox mini PC is coming this summer. The Mintbox Mini 2 is a fanless computer that measures 4.4″ x 3.3″ x 1.3″ and weighs about 12 ounces. It’s powered by a 10W Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core processor. Prices are expected to start at $299 when the […]

Compulab Airtop2 Inferno is a compact, fanless gaming PC (crowdfunding)

Israeli PC maker Compulab specializes in small, fanless computers like the Fitlet2 and the Mintbox Mini Pro. For the most part fanless means low power. But a few years ago the company shook things up with the launch of the Airtop, a high-power fanless PC that could dissipate up to 200 watts, allowing Compulab to stuff the guts […]

Fitlet2 is a tiny fanless Apollo Lake mini PC for $153 and up

Israeli PC maker Compulab’s latest mini desktop is a fanelss PC called the fitlet2. It measures about 4.4″ x 3.3″ x 1″ (or so), weighs about 12 ounces, and has an all-metal chassis with a convection cooling system that doesn’t require any fans or vents. The fitlet2 isn’t exactly a high-performance PC. It’s powered by […]

Compulab’s tiny UCM-iMX7 compute module bends over backward to stay small

Compulab makes a line of tiny desktop computers that it sells under the Fit-PC brand, among others. But the company also offers a line of computer-on-modules including solutions with Intel and AMD chips, and tiny models with ARM-based chips from Freescale/NXP. The company’s latest ARM-based module is called the UCM-iMX7 and it features a Cortex-A7 processor, up […]

Mintbox Mini Pro is a little Linux PC with big specs for $395

CompuLab and the developers of Linux Mint have been partnering to offer a series of small desktop computers with Linux Mint software (and a minty green color) for a few years. One of the most recent is the nearly 2-year-old MintBox Mini. But now there’s a new model with a faster processor, more memory and […]

Compulab Fitlet-RM is a tiny, rugged PC for $311 and up

Compulab’s Fitlet line of computers are small and fanless. And the latest model is also ruggedized, for use in conditions where it might be exposed to dust, chock, or vibrations. The Fitlet-RM computer measures about 4.3″ x 3.2″ x 0.9″and features a low-power AMD A10 Micro-6700T quad-core processor with Radeon R6 graphics and a pretty […]