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Darter Pro

Style and mobility in perfect balance.

  • 12-core Intel i5 or i7 CPU
  • Up to 9 hours battery life
  • Up to 8TB storage
  • Up to 96GB of DDR5 RAM
  • 15” 1080p matte display
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Darter Pro laptop quarter-turned right with coreboot and Tux the penguin with a santa hat as a wallpaper
  • 12-core Intel i5 or i7 CPU
  • Up to 9 hours battery life
  • Up to 8TB storage
  • Up to 96GB of DDR5 RAM
  • 15” 1080p matte display


Upgrade & Save up to $140! Plus, get a free 2024 Tux calendar with your computer thru December 26th. (Limited run. While supplies last.)

Darter Pro being used by a person traveling on a motorcycle.

Compact and Pristine

The Darter Pro is small for its 15” size. A short depth and thin bezel make this a highly portable laptop. With the lid, top case, and bottom case all made of a black magnesium alloy, the Darter Pro is also one of our most durable.

Prepare yourself in the field with a wide variety of ports, glare-resistant 1080p display, up to 9 hours of battery life, and up to 8TB of storage.

The Darter Pro laptop opened to a V-shape, showing off its sleek chassis design.

Strong Specs

Get a 12-core CPU, up to 96GB RAM, and up to 8TB storage. The Darter Pro also features 2 USB-C and 2 USB-A ports, a microSD reader, HDMI, headset jack, and Ethernet.

15" + Battery Life

The Darter Pro’s slim bezels on a 15" screen and 9-hour battery life give you the best in both portability and screen space. This laptop is optimal for those looking for a simple, light Linux laptop with integrated Intel graphics on a 15".

Magnesium Alloy

Sleek, black metal encases the Darter Pro in impact-resistant armor. Its premium feel causes one to breathe an air of satisfaction every time you open its lid.

Battery-powered Independence

Whether you're working on-site, attending multiple classes, or getting away from it all, rely on a lightweight laptop with workday battery to keep you moving forward. With substantial power, battery, and ports, you control your schedule — and when to return home.

System76 Darter Pro from the front.

Glare-Resistant Display

Protect your vision from glare with a matte display to better enjoy your favorite web series or unwind in a new RPG after a long day.

Right to Repair

System76 believes in and advocates for your ability to repair, upgrade, and maintain your computer. We reduce e-waste and increase the longevity of your system by providing repair guides, replacement parts, lifetime support, and firmware updates.

Customizable Keyboard

Use the System76 Keyboard Configurator app to customize your keyboard and LEDs. System76 Open Firmware gives you more control over your hardware, boosts performance, optimizes security, and reduces startup time.


Pop!_OS puts curiosity in motion with tools that empower you to pursue it: Personalized defaults create your most productive environment. Power profiles boost performance or battery life in a pinch. Navigational features kept simple to help you mindlessly shift between tasks. Beginners and power users alike will feel at home on Pop!_OS.

A top-down view of the Darter Pro laptop’s tactile numeric keyboard and large trackpad. A left profile view of the Darter Pro laptop’s ports, namely charging port, HDMI, USB, USB-C, and Thunderbolt. A right profile view of the Darter Pro laptop’s ports, including audio jack, microSD slot, USB, Ethernet, and Kensington Lock. Rear view of the Darter Pro laptop folded shut, showing off the thinness of the chassis.

Darter Pro


Tech Specs

Operating System

Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS or Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware


13th Gen Intel® Core i5-1340P: Up to 4.6 GHz - 12MB Cache - 12 total Cores

13th Gen Intel® Core i7-1360P: Up to 5.0 GHz - 18MB Cache - 12 total Cores


15.6″ 1920×1080 FHD, Matte Finish


Intel® Iris Xe Graphics


Up to 96GB dual-channel DDR5 @ 5200 MHz


2 x M.2 PCIe gen4 SSD. Up to 8TB total.


1 × Thunderbolt™ 4 (Type-C), 1 × USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1 × USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1 × USB 2.0 Type-A, MicroSD Card Reader


Multitouch Clickpad, Backlit Chiclet US QWERTY Keyboard


Gigabyte Ethernet, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5

Video Ports

HDMI, Thunderbolt 4 (Type C) w/ DisplayPort


Stereo Speakers, 1× Headphone/Microphone Combo


1.0M 720p HD Webcam


Disabled ME, Kensington® Lock


Li-Ion - 73 Wh


90 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, DC-out 19V, 4.74A, USB Type-C Charging Compatible


14.06″ × 8.68″ × 0.78″ (35.7 × 22.05 × 1.99cm)


3.84 lbs (1.74kg)

Base weight. Varies on configuration.