Intel started to promote a new version of NUC (Next Unit of Computing), a new mini PC capable of running virtual reality video games, at which the company has been working for some time. Intel intends to bring the best experience in surprisingly small devices.
NUC has high-end specs
Intel NUC is a minicomputer that combines the efficient use of space with surprisingly high specifications. Since they were presented in 2012, these NUC minicomputers grew in popularity, sales, and capacity, and the news is that nowadays they are able to run virtual reality video games.
The new NUC (Next Unit of Computing), previously called Hades Canyon, is a project designed to offer powerful processing and graphics solution within an incredibly small system of only 4×4 inches.
The new creation of Intel, the most powerful within the NUC line so far, has the acclaimed 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. This is intended for virtual reality gamers and content creators.
There are two NUC variants which will be released on the market
The new NUC minicomputer will be available in two versions, namely, the NUC8i7HK and NUC8i7HNK.
NUC8i7HK is based on the unlocked version of the new 8th generation Intel Core processor with the Radeon RX Vega M GH graphics, which allows overclockers to take the system to higher levels if they want.
On the other hand, the NUC8i7HNK variant uses the Intel Core i7 8th Generation CPU with the Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics.
o round up the NUC proposal, these computers also have a series of high-quality devices that guarantee their connectivity. This includes the Thunderbolt 3 double ports and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports.
You can also control six independent monitors at the same time, and it has an HDMI port to the front to be able to connect VR headset or any device you want. The NUC can be purchased starting with this spring.
In short, Intel will launch two new versions of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) minicomputers capable of rendering virtual reality video games.