If you have been patiently waiting for the new Mintbox 2 Linux PC system to become available you are going to be please to learn that its is now available to pre-order for $599 with shipping starting later this month.
To re-cap the Mintbox 2 is powered by an Intel Core i5-3337U Ivy Bridge processor with 17W TDP and Intel HD 4000 graphics supported by up to 16GB of RAM.
Other features of the Mintbox 2 include 500GB 2.5″ hard drive which can be upgraded to a solid state disk (SSD) if you would prefer.
Together with mSATA socket, HDMI 1.4a + DisplayPort 1.1a, 2 x eSATA ports, S/PDIF 7.1 channel audio and 2 x Ethernet with 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. As well as 2 x USB 3.0 ports and 6 x USB 2.0 ports.
The MintBox 2 can be ordered from Compulab for $599 and will be arriving at Amazon by the end of this month in the US and is expected to hit Europe in October 2013.