The Santa Clara, California based semiconductor chip maker recently announced their latest mini PC – the NUC Kit DN2820FYKH comes equipped with their own next gen Bay Trail chip, Windows 8.1 Operating System and a meaning (NUC is short for Next Unit of Computing) that outlines Intel’s persistence to develop the future of computers.
Moreover, the NUC will also incorporate a 2.4GHz Intel Celeron N2820 dual-core processor, 1GB or Random Access Memory (RAM) and a 756MHz Intel HD Graphics card. Connections include one USB 3.0 port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and an Infrared sensor up front alongside an Ethernet jack. The NUC will also incorporate a Visual BIOS and Visual Boot Manager, Linux compatibility and Kensington lock support. Intel also gave its NUC jacks for audio and HDMI, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi, all in one petite package measuring 4.6×4.4×2 inches.
$140 (BHD 53) is the starting price for the mini PC, although users opting to go the extra mile can perk up the NUC as they please: a 2GB RAM, 250GB hard drive version is available for $239 (BHD 91). Adding another $99 (BHD 38) will give them a legit Windows license. Filling its RAM capacity to 8GB will mean spending a few more cash of course, but it will only make your NUC all the more powerful.