It’s been a season of mini-PCs and we have seen many established players releasing their products in the market. With the current uproar, intel is not someone to stay quiet as such the blue team has released its latest generation of mini-PCs, and it is still under its NUC brand.
The latest NUC 11 series comes with the company’s Tiger Lake-U platform, with three models from which to choose with this generation.
Intel NUC 11 Performance (Panther Canyon)
The NUC 11 Performance is codenamed the Panther Canyon. It is available with a Core i3-1115G4, Core i5-1135G7, or a Core i7-1165G7 processor and comes in three sizes. Intel has released two versions of the NUC 11 Performance, one with a built-in wireless charging pad.
Port included in the NUC 11 Performance include:
- Two Thunderbolt
- Four USB Type-A
- Two dedicated video outputs.
The mini-PC also supports Thunderbolt 4, but for now, only Thunderbolt 3 has been listed under the specifications.
Intel NUC 11 Pro (Tiger Canyon)
The Pro or Tiger Canyon as it is codenamed is a mini-PC made for businesses. It comes with new vPro chips, and the Core i5-1145G7 vPro and Core i7-1165G7 vPro variants. The NUC 11 Pro is also available in two sizes.
Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast (Phantom Canyon)
Phantom Canyon combines a Core i7-1165G7 with NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2060, which has 6 GB of GDDR6 VRAM. It truly is a beast among the mini-PC models released. It can also be upgraded with up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and two M.2 2280 SSDs.
The full specification sheets of the NUC 11 series can be found on Intel’s website.