Intel Frost Canyon NUC now available (mini PC with 6-core Comet Lake CPU)

The first of Intel’s NUC line of compact desktop computers to feature 10th-gen Core processors has arrived. We started to get details about the new Frost Canyon NUC series last month, and now the first models are available for purchase. Amazon is selling a barebones model with an Intel Core i7-10710U hexa-core processor for $679, […]

Intel’s Frost Canyon NUC with up to a 6-core Comet Lake chip is official(ish)

Intel’s new “Frost Canyon” NUC is a min-desktop computer that measures about 4.6″ x 4.4″ x 1.5″ (or 2″ for some models) and which… honestly looks a lot like last year’s “Bean Canyon” version. But under the hood, the new model swaps out a 28-watt Intel Core quad-core processor with Iris Plus Graphics 655 for […]

Intel’s NUC roadmap includes mini PCs for gaming, workstation, and mainstream use

We recently learned that Intel’s upcoming Quartz Canyon NUC would be the company’s first workstation-class mini-desktop computer, featuring support for Intel Xeon processors and discrete, replaceable graphics cards. But that’s just one of the new NUC mini computers Intel is working on. A series of images posted to ChipHell also make it clear that the […]

Intel NUC roadmap shows octa-core mini PCs are on the way

Intel’s NUC line of computers are tiny desktops that generally have laptop-class processors. But laptop processors are getting pretty powerful these days, and so are NUCs. The Bean Canyon model I’ve got on my review desk features a 28W processor with surprisingly strong performance. The Hades Canyon line of NUCs are even more powerful — […]