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Intel Next Unit of Computing Kit NUC8I3CYSM1

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Regularly: $865.00
On Sale: $821.75    Sale Ends: October 22nd, 2019

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Manufacturer: Intel

NUC 8 Home, a mini PC with Windows 10, Intel Core i3, 1TB HDD, 8GB DDR4, w/ US cord, Single Pack

Product # Manufacturer # UPC # Status
50736382 BOXNUC8I3CYSM1 735858369619 Active


General Information
Summary Get ready for full visual immersion. Fully-built Mini PCs with discrete graphics, the Intel® NUC8i3CYSM and the Intel® NUC8i3CYSN give you picture perfect performance for streaming movies, viewing photos, or playing your favorite eSports games. You can easily tuck the 4x4-inch NUC8i3CYSM or NUC8i3CYSN out of sight in your living room or use it as a second PC for home entertainment or gaming without breaking your budget.

Visual Immersion with Discrete Third-party Graphics
Built with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 processors and discrete Radeon™ 540 graphics, the NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN Mini PCs deliver the graphics performance and software optimizations that allow you to use your Intel® NUC for heart-pounding games like League of Legends* or immersive home theater on demand.

The NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN both have 2 GB of GDDR5 graphics RAM, but the NUC8i3CYSM has 8 GB of LPDDR4 memory and the NUC8i3CYSN has 4 GB of LPDDR4 memory. Both Mini PCs include software optimizations, including Radeon ReLive*—which allows you to re-watch your greatest gameplay moments—and FreeSync* which keeps your video feed in synch with your refresh rate so that your gameplay doesn’t stutter.

Ready to Go Right Out-of-the-box
The Intel NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN are complete Mini PCs ready to plug in, power up, and play away. Preinstalled with Windows® 10, the NUC8i3CYSM and the NUC8i3CYSN also come with four USB 3.1 ports for all your gaming controllers and peripherals—so you can jump right into your favorite game or binge watch the latest series.

Both Mini PCs have a 1 TB SATA HDD installed along with an extra M.2 slot where you can add Intel® Optane™ memory for a system that delivers faster game level-loading for smoother game play.1 Or install an SSD and create a RAID-0 or RAID-1 configuration to keep all your files safe.

Premium Performance at a Mainstream Price
Whether it’s streaming Netflix* or playing Counter-Strike,* the Intel NUC8i3CYSM and NUC8i3CYSN Mini PCs built with 8th Generation Intel Core i3 processors and discrete Radeon™ 540 graphics give you the system that fits your budget and your usage needs, balancing price and performance. With the latest Intel® processor, AMD graphics, and GDDR5 and LPDDR4 memory, you get a powerful system that doesn’t break the bank. Built by Intel, you get the performance, quality, and value you’ve come to expect in a complete package that’s about 4-inches square. Best of all, assembly is NOT required.
Processor frequency 2.2 GHz
Processor family 8th gen Intel® Core™ i3
Processor model i3-8121U
Processor cores 2
Number of processors installed 1
Processor boost frequency 3.2 GHz
Processor cache 4 MB
Processor cache type Smart Cache
Processor threads 4
System bus rate 4 GT/s
Bus type OPI
Processor lithography 10 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 W
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 8 GB
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) 42.7 GB/s
ECC supported by processor N
Internal memory 8 GB
Internal memory type LPDDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory 8 GB
Memory clock speed 2400 MHz
Total storage capacity 1000 GB
Card reader integrated Y
Storage media HDD
Number of storage drives installed 1
Number of HDDs installed 1
HDD capacity 1000 GB
HDD size 2.5"
Compatible memory cards SDXC
RAID support Y
RAID levels 0,1
Discrete graphics adapter Y
On-board graphics adapter Y
Discrete graphics adapter model AMD Radeon 540
Discrete graphics memory type GDDR5
Discrete graphics adapter memory 2 GB
Number of discrete graphics adapters 1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics) 2
Optical drive
Optical drive type N
Ethernet LAN Y
Wi-Fi Y
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Cabling technology 10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Top Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Wi-Fi data rate (max) 1733 Mbit/s
WLAN controller model Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560
Antenna type 2x2
Bluetooth Y
Bluetooth version 5.0
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 4
DVI port N
HDMI ports quantity 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
Microphone in N
HDMI version 2.0b
Combo headphone/mic port Y
DC-in jack Y
M.2 card slot (storage) 22x80
Total number of SATA connectors 2
Number of SATA III connectors 2
Graphics output 2x HDMI 2.0b
Product colour Black
Chassis type UCFF
Placement supported Horizontal
Number of 2.5" bays 1
Cable lock slot Y
Cable lock slot type Kensington
Product family Intel® NUC Mini PCs
Product series Intel® NUC Mini PC with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Product codename CRIMSON CANYON
Product type Mini PC
Market positioning Business
Motherboard form factor UCFF
Compatible processor series Intel® Core™ i3
Audio output channels 7.1 channels
BIOS memory size 128 Mbit
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) N
Number of displays supported 2
ARK ID 126145
Consumer infrared Rx sensor Y
Removable memory card slot SDXC with UHS-I support
Harmonized System (HS) code 8471500150
Status Launched
Supported RAID configuration 2.5" HDD/SSD + M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD (RAID-0 RAID-1)
Operating system installed Windows 10
Operating system architecture 64-bit
Compatible operating systems Windows 10, 64-bit*
Pre-installed operating system Windows 10, 64-bit*
Processor special features
Intel® vPro™ Technology N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) Y
Embedded options available N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Y
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Y
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready Y
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) Y
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility N
Power supply 90 W
Power supply input voltage 12 - 19 V
DC input voltage 12-19 DC
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 70 °C
RoHS compliance Y
Weight & dimensions
Width 117 mm
Depth 112 mm
Height 52 mm
Packaging content
Display included N
Processor included Intel® Core™ i3-8121U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Other features
Form factor UCFF (4" x 4")
Maximum internal memory 8192 MB
Number of SATA connectors 2
USB ports quantity 6


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