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Just got a MintBox Mini Pro today! It looks very impressive :D
Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:23 am
I haven't got the rest of the components yet, but I am looking forward to using it.
Re: Just got a MintBox Mini Pro today! It looks very impressive :D
Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:24 pm
These 4" computers are the future of desktops but the stick computer is much smaller. Problem with the stick computers is no Linux and the cpu is fixed. I have a unit similar to yours and am very happy with the performance and the form factor.
Price was a big factor for me so I got a barebones unit for $150 (Intel Celeron 3205 cpu) and added 8GB RAM, a 120GB SSD. Total was around $200. Unfortunately prices have soared since I bought that and the least expensive unit now would cost more as 8GB RAM is now $80 instead of $40 and the 120 ssd is now $50 and if you can find one the basic unit is probably going to be closer to $200. The total would be $320. I see yours is now unavailable at Amazon.com too.
Here is a photo. Click twice and zoom to see the Penguin I glued on top. For reference, the screen is 38" wide. That is 1TB storage right next to it (on left) where I keep the backup, etc, etc,