Akasa Turing QLX is a fanless chassis for Intel’s NUC 9 Pro Compute Element

Most of Intel’s NUC products are small desktop computers. But Intel recently shook things up with the introduction of Intel NUC Compute Element computer-on-a-module solutions that allow you to build your own modular PC for work or play. These Compute Elements pack a processor, memory, storage, and most other key features onto a module that […]

KFC and Cooler Master introduce the KFConsole gaming PC (no, really)

This summer as Sony and Microsoft were talking up their PS5 and Xbox Series X game consoles, something unexpected happened: a fast food company known for fried chicken released a teaser video for its own game console. Plenty of people figured it was a joke. And, I mean, it probably is. But KFC has followed […]

Razer Tomahawk mini modular gaming desktop is powered by an Intel NUC Compute Element (and discrete graphics

Gaming hardware company Razer offers a line of PC gaming accessories and a couple of gaming laptops, but now the company is preparing to launch its first gaming desktop. It’s not a typical tower PC though. The Razer Tomahawk Gaming Desktop is a compact, modular computer that’s powered by a removable Intel NUC 9 Extreme Compute […]

Intel “Austin Beach” NUC is a fanless, rugged, modular mini PC

It’s been nearly 7 years since Intel started selling tiny desktop computers under its NUC brand. Since then we’ve seen NUC systems designed for gaming, business use, and home use. One thing Intel hasn’t offered in the past is a fanless model, although third-party case makers have helped fill in the gap. Now the first […]