Intel has introduced a mini NUC PC powered by Santa Clara's Bay Trail chipset (1.46 GHz Intel Atom SoC with 5W TDP).
Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is a small form factor PC designed by none other than Santa Clara itself.
Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is a small form factor PC designed by Santa Clara. The first-gen unit is based on the Sandy Bridge Celeron CPU, the subsequent iteration built around the Ivy Bridge Core i3 and Core i5 processors, while the third is equipped with an Haswell SoC.
Intel has expanded its lineup of NUC mini-PCs with a new model boasting a Core i5 Haswell processor (1.3 GHz dual-core chip), HD 5000 graphics and support for ultra HD displays.
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Intel's NUC, or Next Unit of Computing, measures approximately 4″ x 4″ x 1.5″ and is currently powered by a wide range of Ivy Bridge processors.
Santa Clara's Next Unit of Computing, or NUC, can best be described as an uber-mini x86 desktop PC powered by Intel's Core i3 processor.
Santa Clara may have sold Intel-branded motherboards for nearly two decades, but that won't stop the chip giant from slowly phasing out the business as soon as its next-gen Haswell chips hit the market.
Interested in a small and compact computer, but don't really want an ARM-powered PC-on-a-stick like the MK802? Well, you might want to check out Intel's Unit of Computing (NUC), which is now available for purchase.
We last discussed Intel's uber-mini Next Unit of Computing or NUC back in November, when Santa Clara first unveiled the $300 x86-powered system with a Core i3 processor and integrated HD 4000 graphics.
The mini-PC market is booming with a slew of ARM-powered Android bare-bones boards - and Intel clearly wants in on the fun, albeit with an x86 twist.
Intel recently showed off an uber-mini PC board dubbed NUC, or Next Unit of Computing.