For some time, it gave the look of Chrome OS desktops have been a factor of the previous. Apparently out of nowhere, HP, Acer, and ASUS all introduced new Chromeboxes at CES previous this yr. Main points have been scarce about Acer’s CXI3 desktop, however now the entire specs are to be had. You’ll be able to now pre-order the gadget from TigerDirect and NextWarehouse, beginning at $279.99.

Acer is promoting 4 other variants of the CXI3, starting from the Celeron-based type with 4GB RAM to the Core i7 model with 16GB RAM. Listed here are the overall specs:

The pricing turns out lovely cheap in response to the specs. Like many Chromeboxes and small desktop PCs, those have the U-Collection Intel Core CPUs which are designed for ultrabooks. That suggests energy intake will have to keep lovely low – even the i7 variant most effective ships with a 90W energy adapter. The vertical stand and VESA mounting are great touches as neatly.

TigerDirect and NextWarehouse seem to be the one websites promoting the Chromebox up to now, nevertheless it will have to seem on Newegg quickly. You’ll be able to purchase the Acer CXI3 from the hyperlinks underneath.