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Librem Mini V2: A powerful mini-PC with a Comet Lake Core i7 processor and up to 64 GB of RAM

The Librem Mini V2 retails starts at US$699. (Image source: Purism)
The Librem Mini V2 retails starts at US$699. (Image source: Purism)
Purism has updated its Librem Mini, now called the Librem Mini V2. The second version of the popular mini-PC comes with a Comet Lake-U Core i7 processor, up to 64 GB of RAM and has an M.2 slot for fast NVMe drives.

Not even a year has passed since Purism released the Librem Mini, but the company has now unveiled a second-generation model. Unsurprisingly, Purism has called its latest machine the Librem Mini V2, which also offers a hint of the breadth of upgrades that the mini-PC has been afforded.

According to the manufacturer, the Librem Mini V2 has been upgraded to a Core i7-10510U, a 15 W chip from Intel's Comet Lake-U family. While this is an upgrade from the Core i7-8565U that the company included in the first Librem Mini, the change will only yield a 6% performance improvement, based on our database.

Elsewhere, the Librem Mini V2 remains identical to its predecessor. The machine has two SO-DIMM slots for up to 64 GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, one M.2 slot for an NVMe or SATA III drive, along with a 2.5-inch drive bay for another SATA II drive. Additionally, Purism continues to equip its mini-PC with two video outputs, seven USB ports, an RJ45 connection and optional Bluetooth/Wi-Fi.

The Librem Mini V2 starts at US$699 with 8 GB of RAM, a 250 GB SATA SSD and a combination of coreboot + SeaBIOS. The machine can be configured up to US$3,193, though. The Librem Mini V2 is available to order now.

The Librem Mini V2 is only a minor upgrade over its predecessor, but is US$100 more expensive. (Image source: Purism)
The Librem Mini V2 is only a minor upgrade over its predecessor, but is US$100 more expensive. (Image source: Purism)

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Alex Alderson, 2020-11- 3 (Update: 2020-11- 3)
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