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Intel Beast Canyon Review Roundup: A compact, powerful modular gaming PC

The Intel “Beast Canyon” NUC is a gaming PC with an 8 liter chassis and a modular design. You can easily add just about any high-end graphics card (assuming you can get your hands on one these days). But the brains of the computer, including the processor, memory, and storage are all on a removable […]

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Intel Beast Canyon NUC available for pre-order with up to Core i9-11900KB

Intel’s Beast Canyon NUC is the latest in the company’s line of compact desktop computers designed for gaming or workstation-class computing. With an 8L chassis, it’s larger than most other members of the Intel NUC lineup, but it’s smaller than most gaming desktops – and it’s also the first Intel NUC to support full-length graphics cards. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Razer Tomahawk modular mini gaming PC listed for $2400 and up

Gaming hardware maker Razer has been dabbling with the idea of a modular desktop computer since at least 2014, when the company showed off its Project Christine concept at that year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Six years later, during CES 2020, the company finally announced it was actually going to sell a modular PC called the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]