Recently, Intel introduced advanced NUC kits and mini PCs to Intel’s NUC family that features 8th Gen Intel Core™ processors offering a wider range of mainstream computing requirements. As the marketing director for Intel NUCs, John Deatherage, adds, “Intel NUCs are mini PCs that offer high-performance capabilities in a space-saving design and are perfectly suited for home theater, home office, entry-level gaming or as a replacement for desktops when space is a concern. These new NUCs offee a number of new options that will fit a wide range of computing needs”
Fig. 1: The Latest Intel NUC mini PCs (Image Source: Intel)
The latest Intel NUCs bring-in desktop performance in a highly compact form factor for enthusiasts from all levels to be used anywhere. The advanced Intel NUC kits (the NUC8i3BEK, NUC8iBEH, NUC8i5BEK, NUC8i5BEH, and NUC8i7BEH) have been extracted from the 8th Gen Intel Core i3, i5, and i7 processors embedded with Intel Iris graphics with eDRAM. These processors are capable of empowering large sized systems like drive content creator boxes, home theater systems, and can really serve as personal voice assistant. These advanced Intel NUC kits enable designers, integrators, and DIYers to customize the operating system, memory, and storage as per their choice. This added flexibility allows the Intel NUC kits to provide a wide range of performance/price options that can cater all mainstream user requirements in a highly-small form factor.
These new kits demonstrate a unique combination of affordability and performance, the advanced Intel NUC mini PCs present a mainstream, affordable gaming option for playing some of the most famous video games like “CS:GO”, “TF2”, “League of Legends” and others on 1080p. These NUCs get powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8121U processors. These are the first mainstream NUCs that feature discrete graphics.
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