Earlier this year ASUS announced a new Chromebox which would be available for everyone later this year. Now it’s finally available for Amazon pre-order. At a mere $179 you wouldn’t expect a high-end device, and you are right to expect that. The ASUS Chromebox isn’t a high-end device, but with Chrome OS, that’s not too important. The ASUS Chromebox packs a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron processor with 2GB of RAM and a 16GB SSD. It also has a total of 4 USB 3.0 ports. Unlike Chromebooks which are laptop style devices, the ASUS Chromebox doesn’t include a monitor. Similar to the Mac Mini form factor, these devices hook up to your monitor to give you the best Chrome OS has to offer.

The ASUS Chromebox is available for pre-order on Amazon now on the links below and will ship on the 14th of March. Free shipping is included.