The Penguin Entertainment PC

The Penguin Entertainment PC
The Penguin Entertainment PC packs a lot of power into a small package. It's fast, upgradeable (ram/hdd/wifi), quiet (no fans), and based off a recent generation of well supported Intel technology. If your looking for a media center PC at an affordable price this system is an excellent choice. It has support for HDMI audio and TVs with resolutions up to 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz. It also makes for an excellent PC if your just looking to get started with GNU/Linux and want a simple and seamless experience.

  • Ships with an integrated Dual-core Intel Celeron SoC J4005

  • Is expandable- up to 8GB DDR4 Memory

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) Linuxdistributions

  • Not dependent on OS-loaded binary blobs or proprietary drivers




International Order? We stock US/Canadian, [censored] ("UK" style plug type G), [censored] ("Europplug"), Japan, New Zealand, and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. If the configuration you want is not an option below please contact support with your regional requirements.

All laptops and desktops are assembled at our US facility. This means taxes are not included in the prices shown. The taxes depend on the final destination of the goods rather than where the order was assembled. Orders going outside the US will therefore have any local taxes collected on delivery. To get an idea about the local tax rate in your country check out this wikipedia article.

Category Specification
Chipset Intel Gemini Lake
Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor
Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2304 @ 24 Hz
Memory Up to 8GB DDR4
Dimensions Approximately 11.9 x 11.1 x 4.6 inches (not including antennas, etc)
External Ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
1 x D-Sub
1 x HDMI
1 x Gigabit LAN (Realtek® RTL8111H)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
1 x COM port(s)
3 x Audio jack(s)
Internal Ports (expansion, may or may not be usable within this case) 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1(up to 5Gbps) connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x M.2 Socket 1 with E Key, type 2230 WiFi/BT devices support or PCIe/USB mode
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2260/2280 storage devices support (PCIe x 2 mode)
1 x LPT header
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x Panel off header
1 x LVDS connector(s)
1 x System panel connector
1 x Flat panel display brightness connector
1 x Display panel VCC power selector
1 x Speaker connector
Color Black
Default distribution Most recent version of Ubuntu
Power picoPSU-80, 80w output, 12v input DC-DC Power Supply
60w (12v/5A) AC-DC Power Adapter with Power Cord
Notes: INPUT:100~240Vac for maximum world wide compatibility and high reliability (Japan Capacitor)
Compatible with Windows® 10 64-bit (MS Windows OS not included, no technical support available)


Have questions?
E-mail support or call us at: 1-888-39-THINK (84465)


Penguin Support: 1-888-39-THINK (84465) Price
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
$19
Operating System Installs $49
Software Installations $29
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $29
Data Transfers of up to 3GB $19
Data Transfers of up to 10GB $39
Data Transfers of up to 99GB $49
Diagnostics $54
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $55
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $39
OS Media $24
Supported distributions:

Trisquel 8+ /w LTS enablement stack
openSUSE Tumbleweed
Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
Ubuntu 18.04, 18.10, 19.04
Kubuntu 18.04, 18.10, 19.04
Lubuntu 18.04, 18.10, 19.04
LinuxMint 19.1
Fedora 29

Most recently released distributions are supported out of the box. Please be aware that some distributions may require an LTS enablement stack or the latest point release. Contact us for details about support for your preferred distribution.

If your computer has ever come to a crawl you probably didn't have enough memory. A lack of memory is the leading cause of systems becoming unbearably slow. So stock up now when memory is dirt cheap and avoid those expensive upgrades.

M.2 SSD drives are a new smaller form factor type of hard drive that are much faster than traditional 'spinning disk' drives and are found in newer higher end computers. SSD drives will usually cut boot and application start times by about half.

Is one drive not enough? Add a 2nd. Whether you need a system configured with a mix of fast (SSD), reliable (traditional drive), and inexpensive (mixed)- or plain out raided for redundancy to ensure your important data doesn't go bye-bye we got it.

An optical drive lets you access the legacy DVD and CD media formats. With it you can watch movies, rip music, or access old backups. Optical drives can also be useful for recording small amounts of data for physical distribution to others.

Add bluetooth capability to your computer with a Penguin Bluetooth USB Micro Adapter. A Bluetooth USB adapter enables you to connect Mice, Phones, Keyboards, Speakers, and other devices wirelessly to your computer.

Maximize your space with an all-in-one multifunction printer that combines printing, copying, scanning and fax (this option is only available for US customers at this time)

Match the décor of your new PC with a keyboard and mouse that isn't tied to Microsoft. All of our desktop keyboards and mice are of high quality and never include a MS logo (keyboard & mice product details)

Select one of our awesome mousepads. Check out the great pictures in our catalog.

If you want more desk space, a newer flat panel monitor may be just what you need. Flat panel monitors take up less desk space and have wider screens for a larger viewing area. Only available for shipping within continental US. Standard cables included.

Don't have a VPN provider yet? Get PenguinVPN and we'll pre-configure your computer for access to our privacy friendly VPN service.

Avoid future expenses with an extended warranty.

Need to transfer data from an old computer? Don't let an old USB flash drive slow you down. Get a fast USB 3.0 flash drive or an even faster USB SuperSpeed SSD Drive.

Get extra ports! If you have lots of accessories take advantage of a USB hub to keep everything organized and connected.

Get a a pair of best-in-class speakers and hear the world like you've never heard it before! There are many options for speakers, but not all are created equal. We've gone and selected some of the best speakers on the market to offer. * Ships to USA only.

We support users around the world and not everybody uses a North American power cable. Please select the one appropriate to you.

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