The Linux Mint project team teamed up with Compulab to launch the MintBox 3 desktop host, which is also the fifth generation of PCs with Linux Mint systems. Based on the Compulab Airtop3 design, MintBox 3 provides users with a small footprint, a beautiful all-metal industrial design with silent cooling, rich I/O ports, and robust hardware performance to handle heavy tasks and graphics.
It is the most powerful MintBox computer ever built and preloaded with the latest Linux Mint 19.3″ “Tricia” Cinnamon version. Clement Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint project, said: “The collaboration with Compulab has been amazing since 2012. Every new device feels special. The same is true of the MintBox 3, which is compact, quiet and beautiful-looking, and is the most powerful computer we’ve ever had. “
MintBox 3 has two versions, MintBox 3 Basic and MintBox 3 Pro. Basic version with 6-core Intel Core i5-9500 processor, 16 GB DDR4-2666 RAM, 256 GB Samsung NVMe SSD, integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630, dual Gbit Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless , 6 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C, 1 USB 3.1 gen 2 Type-A and 1 USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-A.
MintBox 3 Pro by 8-core Intel Core i9-9900K processor, 32 GB dual-channel DDR4-2666 RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 GB GDDR6 and integrated UHIntelD Graphics 6 30 graphics cards with support for up to 7 monitors. , 1 TB Samsung NVMe SSD, Dual Gbit Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless, 6 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C plus A) and 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A.
Both models are currently available for purchase at Compulab, with MintBox 3 Basic starting at $1,399 and MintBox 3 Pro starting at $2,499.