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Front of the Meerkat desktop
  • 7th gen Intel Core i3, i5, or i7
  • Up to 2.5 TB of storage
  • Mere 4″ square of desk space
  • Energy efficient

Tiny elegance.

Diminutive and unassuming, Meerkat adorns your desk without consuming it.

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Empty desk with monitor
Empty desk with monitor
Desk with unplugged Meerkat desktop and monitor
Desk with plugged in Meerkat desktop and monitor
Desk with plugged in Meerkat desktop and monitor powered on

Up and running in a snap.

Meerkat is so easy to set up and use that you’ll be on the Internet in less than 10 minutes. Simply plug in your keyboard, mouse, and monitor.

Small but fierce.

Edit movies and photos, play music, check email, and surf the web on dual high definition displays. Meerkat is your multitasking dream come true.

Meerkat desktop between two displays, editing a skiing video

Optimize for small size or max storage.

The new short option comes standard and eschews the 2.5″ drive bay, while the tall option packs up to 4 TB more storage into just a half-inch more height.


One box. Thousands of possibilities.

Top of the Meerkat desktop with a laser-engraved System76 logo

Steam on your TV. With its tiny footprint, sleek look, and HDMI output, Meerkat is the perfect Steam in-home streaming client.

Media center. Complete with fast WiFi and gigabit Ethernet, Meerkat is the ideal platform to build your personal media center. Up to 2.5TB of storage provides space for all of your entertainment content.

A maker’s dream. Inexpensive, small, and powerful, Meerkat is a box made for tinkerers. Connect your Arduino or Raspberry Pi and start shaping tomorrow.

Mini server. The Meerkat’s storage, performance, and power efficiency are the perfect combination for a home or SMB server.

Meerkat desktop VESA-mounted to the back of a large display

Fits anywhere.

Save even more space. Meerkat mounts to VESA compatible monitors and includes the necessary hardware.


Front ports
Rear ports
Left ports
Right ports

Tech Specs

Operating System

Pop!_OS 18.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit)


7th gen Intel® Core™ i3, i5 or i7

i3-7100U: 2.40 GHz - 3MB Cache - 2 Cores - 4 Threads

i5-7260U: 2.40 up to 3.40 GHz - 4MB Cache - 2 Cores - 4 Threads

i7-7567U: 3.50 up to 4.00 GHz - 4MB Cache - 2 Cores - 4 Threads


Dependent on processor

i3-7100U: Intel® HD Graphics 620

i5-7260U: Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640

i7-7567U: Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 650


Up to 32 GB Dual Channel DDR4 @ 2133 MHz


Short: M.2 SSD up to 2 TB total

Tall: M.2 SSD, 2.5″ drives up to 6 TB


Front: 2× USB 3.0 Type-A (one powered)

Rear: 2× USB 3.0 Type-A, 1× USB Type-C (DisplayPort enabled)

Side: SDXC slot


Gigabit Ethernet, Intel® Wireless-AC, Bluetooth 4.2

Video Ports

HDMI, USB Type-C (DisplayPort enabled)


7.1 channel (via HDMI, USB Type-C), 3.5mm headphone/mic jack

Power Supply

19V, 65W AC-DC Power Adapter


Kensington® Lock


Short: 4.53″ × 4.37″ × 1.38″ (11.50 × 11.09 × 3.50)

Tall: 1.9″ × 4.5″ × 4.4″ (4.83 × 11.43 × 11.18cm)