He spoke for a while ‘, accomplices and some pre-sales online video live demo, but Intel has waited for the weekend in mid-November to make official the new Mini PC with Intel NUC Skylake. At first glance it does not seem to change much: the latest models are (at least) aesthetically identical to those based on Intel CPUs Broadwell and launched earlier this year, but hiding under the body of the chip that should provide a boost in terms performance graphics and computing. In all, we count four SKUs, two with Intel Core i3 and two Intel Core i5.
Intel NUC NUC6i3SYH Kit comes with an Intel Core i3-6100U 15W with Intel HD Graphics 520, support up to 32GB of RAM DDR4-2133MHz, card slot M.2 SSDs and hard disk or SSD 2.5 inches. This mini PC also has four USB 3.0 ports, a card slot SDXC, Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, HDMI and Mini DisplayPort, audio jack and support for 7.1-channel audio. Intel NUC NUC6i3SYK Kit is a more compact model (or less often) because there is no housing for the 2.5-inch drives, but has roughly the same technical specifications as the previous model. Intel NUC Kit NUC6i5SYH NUC6i5SYK and, instead, have the same hardware configuration of the two models already seen, but have a more powerful processor Intel Core i5-6260U with Intel graphics Intel Graphics Iris 540.
The new Intel NUC with Skylake measure 114 x 109 mm and support covers third-replaceable components to suit your needs as it is able to add some features (NFC, extra USB ports, fingerprint …). According to press release from Santa Clara, the NUC officially support Windows 8 (and later), and Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora and OpenSUSE.