Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside


Linux Mint Mintbox Mini 2

The original Mintbox Mini is one of the best PCs available if you’re looking for a Linux-based tiny desktop. That’s in part because it runs the Mint flavor of Linux desktop, which ZDNet’s own Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has called “the best of the best” of desktop UI regardless of operating system.

But the folks at Linux Mint clearly saw room for improvement, as the Mintbox Mini 2 was just announced at the team’s blog. The most important of these upgrades comes in the form of the processor, which goes from an AMD A4 Micro-6400T to an Intel Celeron J3455. Based on the Geekbench 4 scores, the new Mini 2 provides a fourfold boost in performance over the original. Even against the Mintbox Mini…

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