Intel quietly released its first NUC mini-machine for commercial enterprise today, model “NUC 8 Pro”, codenamed Provo Canyon, with the Whisky Lake-U Series 8 generation Core Low Voltage, and some support for vPro Bory technology. The NUC 8 Pro series is available in three different versions, NUC8v7PN, NUC8v5PN, NUCi3PN are equipped with i7-8665U, i5-8365U, i3-8145U processor, thermal design power consumption is 15W, optional bare metal (h or K at the end of model), the whole machine (the end of the model K ), the motherboard (B at the end of the model).
Version H has both the M.2 2280 slot (PCIe 3.0 x 4/SATA 6Gbps) and the 2.5-inch hard drive bit (SATA 6Gbps), 53 mm in height, while the K version has only the M.2 slot, the height is only 37 mm, and the length is 117 x 112 mm.
Bare metal is the quasi-system, no memory and motherboard. The machine comes with 16GB of memory, 512GB SSD, and pre-installed Windows 10 Pro system. The motherboard also comes with its own processor, of course.
Other configurations, the DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM memory slot two, Intel i219-LM Gigabit card, Intel AC9560 Wi-Fi wireless card, 7.1 channel sound card, TPM 2.0 (i7/i5), the input and output connector has two HDMI 2.0a, a lightning 3/USB-C, three USB-A.3.1, 1.0.0.
The entire machine is powered by DC 19V and supports 24×7, but officials warn that temperatures may be slightly higher than other NUC.
In terms of price, NUC8v7PN Bare Metal $658.32-660.78, Full Machine $894.57-1009.01, Motherboard $615.25;
NUC8v5PN Bare Metal $486.05-$488.51, Machine 701.39-815.82, Motherboard $442.98;
NUCi3PN Bare Metal $323.62-326.08, Whole 436.83-572.18, MainBoard $283.02.