Intel Islay Canyon NUC mini PCs now available (Whiskey Lake CPU, AMD Radeon Graphics)

Intel and AMD may be competitors, but over the past few years we’ve seen the two companies work together in interesting ways — and the latest example is now available for purchase. The new Intel “Mainstream-G” line of NUC mini computers (code-named “Islay Canyon,” pack 8th-gen Intel Whiskey Lake processors and AMD Radeon 540X processors. […]

Intel launches “Islay Canyon” NUC with Radeon graphics, Whiskey Lake CPU

As expected, Intel’s latest compact desktop computers combine a 15 watt Intel Whiskey Lake-U quad-core processor with AMD Radeon 540X graphics. Formerly code-named “Islay Canyon,” Intel is now calling the new kits “NUC 8 Mainstream-G Mini PCs.” The little computers measure just 4.6″ x 4.4″ x 2″ and support up to an Intel Core i7-8565U […]

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 — […]