Intel has recently announced new additions to its NUC family. To be more specific, the blue company has unveiled five new NUC kits and two new NUC mini PCs, all of which feature 8th generation Intel Core processors. As you may have already guessed, these products are mainly aimed towards consumers who are looking for a small form factor system for ‘light usage’ at home or in the office.
Intel’s new NUC kit comprises of the NUC8i7BEH, NUC8i5BEH, NUC8i5BEK, NUC8i3BEH, and NUC8i3BEK. These systems are equipped with Core i7, i5 and i3 processors respectively. In addition, they are fitted with Intel Iris graphics as well. Intel stated that the NUC kits allow consumers to customise the system’s storage, memory and operating system to their liking.
Next up are the two brand new NUC mini PCs. These are the NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN, which are – as their name implies – based on Intel’s Core i3-8121U CPU. According to Intel, these NUC mini PCs are suitable for entry-level gamers on a budget who are looking for an affordable option to play popular gaming titles such as “League of Legends” and “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.”
Specifications-wise, both the Intel NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN mini PCs will come with 1TB of storage, 4GB/8GB storage, onboard WiFi, Windows 10 Home, two HDMI ports, and four USB 3.0 ports. Those aside, Intel has mentioned that its newly introduced NUC kits and Mini PCs will be made available starting September 2018.