Asus has introduced a brand new fanless addition to its circle of relatives of Chromeboxes: the Asus Fanless Chromebox. Like Asus’ earlier fashions, the Fanless Chromebox’s compact length is designed to be fixed to the again of a show or table to avoid wasting area in size-conscious paintings environments. Most likely by accident, it additionally seems nearly precisely like a wi-fi router.
The Asus Fanless Chromebox dimensions pop out to about 8.15 x 5.82 x 1.26 inches, which provides its aluminum chassis a small, oblong form. However the actual wi-fi router aesthetic comes from the ridged design at the most sensible of the field and the 2 adjustable antennas at the again.
Inside of, the Chromebox options both a 10th Gen Intel Core or Celeron processor: you’ll be able to choose from an Intel Core i7-10510U, an Intel Core i5-10210U, an Intel Core i3-10110U, or a Celeron 5205U. It additionally provides as much as 16GB RAM and as much as 256GB SSD garage.
Relying at the configuration, the Chromebox provides other ports, with the most important distinction between the Celeron and Core fashions being the quantity and form of USB ports: the Celeron fashion has a mixture of two USB 2.0, one USB 3.2, and one USB-C port, whilst the Core fashions have 3 USB 3.1 and one USB-C port. All configurations have two HDMI 2.Zero ports for connecting to presentations and one microSD card slot for including further reminiscence.
Asus says the specifications of the Chromebox, along side its fanless design, must let it energy as much as 3 4K presentations whilst operating Chrome OS (and Android apps from the Play Retailer as neatly). With a beginning value of $399, the Asus Fanless Chromebox generally is a forged desktop Chrome OS revel in — simply don’t purchase a wi-fi router by way of mistake.
The Asus Fanless Chromebox will likely be to be had in the United States in February 2021.