The new Asus Fanless Chromebox could easily be mistaken for a wireless router


The brand-new Asus Fanless Chromebox could easily be mistaken for a cordless router

Asus has actually announced a new fanless addition to its household of Chromeboxes: the Asus Fanless Chromebox. Like Asus’ previous designs, the Fanless Chromebox’s compact size is developed to be installed to the back of a display or desk to save area in size-conscious work environments. Maybe inadvertently, it also looks practically precisely like a cordless router.

The Asus Fanless Chromebox measurements come out to about 8.15 x 5.82 x 1.26 inches, which provides its aluminum chassis a small, rectangle-shaped shape. However the real wireless router visual comes from the ridged style on the top of package and the 2 adjustable antennas on the back.

The Asus Fanless Chromebox piggybacking on the back of a display.
Image: Asus

Inside, the Chromebox functions either a 10 th Gen Intel Core or Celeron processor: you can pick in between an Intel Core i7-10510 U, an Intel Core i5-10210 U, an Intel Core i3-10110 U, or a Celeron 5205 U. It likewise provides to 16 GB RAM and as much as 256 GB SSD storage.

Depending upon the configuration, the Chromebox offers various ports, with the significant difference between the Celeron and Core models being the number and kind of USB ports: the Celeron design has a mix of two USB 2.0, one USB 3.2, and one USB-C port, while the Core models have three USB 3.1 and one USB-C port. All setups have two HDMI 2.0 ports for connecting to screens and one microSD card slot for including additional memory.

Asus states the specs of the Chromebox, in addition to its fanless design, must let it power up to 3 4K screens while running Chrome OS (and Android apps from the Play Store as well). With a starting cost of $399, the Asus Fanless Chromebox might be a solid desktop Chrome OS experience– just don’t purchase a cordless router by mistake.

The Asus Fanless Chromebox will be offered in the United States in February 2021.


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