Intel To Cease Producing NUC Mini PCs

Surprisingly, Intel’s NUC computer systems represented one of many final PC choices from the corporate, and the transition away from NUCs is an indication that Intel is now fully out of the pre-built PC market. Moreover creating processors and chips, Intel will proceed supporting different builders’ efforts in making NUC computer systems and gladly supply their expertise to their companions. Nonetheless, this highlights an finish of an period for the legendary producer.

The primary NUC computer systems hit the market in 2013, and these choices had been often extremely pared down in comparison with a traditional PC. To get a NUC to a small measurement, expertise and energy needed to be sacrificed. Nevertheless, NUC computer systems continued to evolve over time, with some iterations getting devoted graphics playing cards, just like the Intel NUC 12 Excessive “Dragon Canyon,” which is surprising when most NUC motherboards measured simply 4 inches by 4 inches. Regardless of Intel exiting the manufacturing of their NUC mini-computers, these tiny computer systems can nonetheless be discovered by different producers, corresponding to Apple’s Mac Mini, and Intel’s chips will proceed to pop up in NUC computer systems from different producers — you will simply by no means see a model new NUC laptop particularly from Intel.

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