Did you miss the new Asus fanless Chromebox with 10th-gen Intel chips at CES 2021? (I did.)

If I hadn’t just built a Windows gaming PC last summer, I’d consider this new Asus Fanless Chromebox that was quietly announced at CES 2021. A locked VESA mount solution and 10th-gen Intel chips are in every configuration.

Asus makes the biggest CES 2021 splash with three new Chromebooks: CM5, CX9, and Flip C536

Asus held its CES 2021 news back until the final day of the show, announcing a trio of new Chromebooks. Two are large 15.6-inch clamshells, while one is a 14-inch convertible. You can choose between Intel 11th gen chips among two while an AMD Ryzen powers another.

CES 2021: Acer Chromebook Spin 514 line is powered by AMD Ryzen processors

Acer is the latest to use AMD Ryzen processors in its new Chromebooks. The Acer Chromebook Spin 514 lineup with 14-inch 1080p touchscreen starts at $479.99 and goes on sale next month in North America.

CES 2021: Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 debuts as a cut-down convertible from $549

Announced in advance of CES 2021, the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 starts at $450 less than the original model. When you look at the reduced specs and features, you’ll see how Samsung achieved this.

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 specs suggest QLED display, Core i3, and $699 starting price

After the first Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 renders leaked online, a spec sheet with a few hardware details followed. It appears Samsung is cutting the price down to $699 by moving to a QLED panel, removing the fingerprint sensor and going with a 10th-gen Intel Core i3 chipset.

First look at Samsung Galaxy Chromebook2 shows minor but important design changes

Don’t expect many visual changes on the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook2. In fact you might mistake it for the current model based on this leaked image. Look closer though and you can see some important design differences.

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