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M.2 Boot Drive*

If selected, this is your primary storage and boot device as a 2280 Quad-Channel M.2 Solid State Drive (SSD).
SSDs are High-Performance SATA 3 (6GB/s) and offer up to 540MBps Read / 520MBps Write or Extreme Performance NVMe PCIe (x4 PCIe) and offer up to 3500MBps Read / 2100MBps Write

Optional 2.5″ Storage Drive

This is your boot drive unless you purchase the optional M.2 storage device.
Upgrade your default 1TB 2.5in SSD internal storage with a higher density 2.5″ Solid State Drive (SSD), Hard Disk Drive (HDD), or Solid State Hard Drive (SSHD).
HDD are 5400RPM SATA 2 (3GB/s) minimum. SSHD and SSDs are High-Performance SATA 3 (6GB/s) and offer up to 540MBps Read / 520MBps Write

Operating System*

If you add an M.2 boot drive, we will install your OS to the M.2 storage device.
By default, this unit will come pre-installed with Windows 10 Home, but you can purchase Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, instead.

1st Video Connector Accessories

It is not necessary to purchase these cables to use a display. For more displays and display formats, Cables and Pigtails for HDMI connectors are available in this list. Pigtails are Male to Female converters that require a cable to complete the connection to the monitor.

USB OS Restore Key

A USB storage device with a default installation of the OS chosen for this model

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Base CPU Frequency

2.2 GHz

Turbo Boost

3.2 GHz


AMD Radeon™ 540

Max Memory

4GB dual-channel LPDDR4-2666


GbE Wireless-AC 9560, IEEE 802.11ac 2x2, Bluetooth v5

Max Resolution

4096 × 2160 px

Video Output

2x HDMI 2.0b (4K 60Hz, HDR) ports, each with HDCP 2.2 support


2x front USB 3.1 Gen1 (one charging), 4x rear USB 3.1 Gen1, Front Consumer Infrared port

8th Gen Processing Power

Featuring the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and 4 GB of high speed DDR4 RAM, you have the power you need to manage even the most complex graphical outputs. Combine this with AMD Radeon™ 540 and HDMI capability for the optimal visual experience.


The AMD Radeon™ 540 will provide a brilliant 4K experience for home or the office. You can watch theater-quality videos or grab a game controller and answer the call of duty. You also have the performance you need to create content without having to wait as your video and images render.


Access your digital life out of the box with the latest Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 and Bluetooth 5 technology. Connect your Intel® NUC to a WiFi device for rich visuals and audio without the clutter of cables.

  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8121U
  2. AMD Radeon™ 540
  3. 4GB dual-channel LPDDR4-2666 included
  4. 2.5” 9.5mm SATA3 bay with 1TB HDD included by default
  5. Intel® Wireless-AC 9560 and Bluetooth v5
  6. Kensington lock support
  7. SD card slot
  8. Two USB 3.0 ports (one charging)
  9. 3.5mm front stereo headset jack
  10. Front panel power button
  11. 2x Full-size HDMI 2.0a port supporting 8 channel audio (7.1 surround sound)
  12. 2x USB 3.0 ports
  13. Back panel DC power connector (12–19V)
  14. Gigabit LAN

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