Size does matter. The Byte despite its small and compact size, delivers on performance. The Byte has been forged with Zen 3 at its core and has processing speeds up to 4.4GHz and data read speeds up to 3400MB/s.


Your Byte will come with a 1.90GHz octa-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800U by default.

The processor is on-board, so you will not be able to upgrade it at a later date.

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Your Byte will come with 8GB 3200MHz memory (1 × 8GB) by default.

You can upgrade this to 64GB 3200MHz memory (2 × 32GB).

You can upgrade the memory at anytime.

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Your Byte will come with 480GB Gen3 PCIe OP SSD storage by default, which features a sequential read speed of up to 560MB/s. Over-provisioning increases performance and IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) whilst enhancing reliability and endurance.

You can configure it with 1920GB Gen3 PCIe OP SSD storage, giving you more storage capacity and increased performance with sequential read speeds up to 7000MB/s.

You can upgrade or replace the SSD; this requires a small Philips screwdriver.

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Your Byte will support American Megatrends (AMI) Aptio V and coreboot firmware.

Comparing AMI Aptio V to coreboot; it is closed-source and has many features, including Secure Boot and capsule updates. coreboot is open-source and very lightweight, allowing faster boot time and less power consumption.
By default, the Intel ME is disabled on both coreboot and AMI.

You can can switch between AMI and coreboot firmware anytime, as often as you want.

Please note - the coreboot firmware for AMD processors is currently in development. It is likely to be ready by dispatch, but it might not be. Should that happen, we will send your Byte with AMI firmware, and you can install coreboot from the LVFS once it is available.

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Operating System

Operating System

The Byte is built specifically for Linux. You can choose from a selection of pre-installed distributions, including Ubuntu, elementary OS, Linux Mint, Manjaro and Zorin OS.

If you prefer something else, you can choose to have no operating system installed; we publish test reports for various distributions to demonstrate compatibility.

You can easily change the installed Linux distribution using a USB flash drive.

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A portion of this sale will be donated to the developers

Learn more about Operating System options
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Power Plug

Your Byte will charge via the USB-C port or the DC Jack and comes with a 65W USB-C charger. It includes one detachable plug, and you choose from UK, Europe, Australia and the USA.

You can purchase additional plugs.

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USB-C 3.1 Blue Braided Charge Cable (2m)

Charge Cable

Your Byte will include a USB-C to DC Jack Charge Cable (2m) by default. You can select alternative charging cables. These are available in either 2-metre or 5-metre lengths with either USB-C or DC Jack connectors.

USB-C cables support power, video output and data transfer, whereas DC Jack cables only support power. Both cables charge at the same speed; which cable suits you best will depend on which external devices you plan to connect.

We have a full range of accessories available.

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Star Drive USB 3.0 Metal Recovery Drive 32GB

Optional Accessories

Your Byte will come with everything you need. We have accessories such as recovery drives, which you can use to recover or re-install the Operating System.

We have a full range of accessories available.

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The price that you see includes estimated Tax. The exact amount will be calculated at checkout.

This means there will not be any additional charges on delivery.

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Deposit payment for laptops


Reserve your Byte today by placing a deposit of $0.00.

You will receive a link to pay the balance two weeks before your Byte is shipped.

Please note that deposits are fully refundable, except for custom etching fees. Our regular returns policy applies.

Order now to secure your spot in the production queue!

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