Intel “Ghost Canyon” NUC now available for $999 and up (modular compact PC with discrete graphics support)

Intel’s NUC line of computers are small desktop PCs that typically have laptop-class hardware. But this year the company introduced the most powerful NUC to date. And now it’s available for purchase. The Intel “Ghost Canyon” NUC is powered by a removable Intel Compute Element with a 9th-gen Intel Coffee Lake-H processor. And the system […]

At least five Intel Compute Element-compatible PC cases coming this year

Intel’s NUC Compute Element is a computer-in-a-module that features a processor, memory, storage, a fan, and other key components. But it’s not quite a self-contained computer — instead it’s designed to be part of a modular system. Slide it into a compatible computer case and you can connect a keyboard, mouse, display, graphics card, or […]

Intel Ghost Canyon NUC teardown reveals removable “The Element” module inside

Intel’s upcoming “Ghost Canyon” NUC is expected to be one of the most powerful mini computers from the company to date. Expected to be powered by a 45 watt, 9th-gen Intel Core H-series processor, the small form-factor computer will be aimed at gamers, and it includes a PCIe x16 slot for a discrete graphics card. […]

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 — […]