Intel has presented a new version of the NUC 13 Pro, its most advanced mini-PC that now with the “Desk Edition” version brings a increased visual appeal when placing it on the desktop and changes in port placement or customization.
There is an offer of Mini-PCs to bore you. They are the only ones that continue to grow in the large group of OEM desktops and, together with laptops, the ones that register the best sales. Intel’s NUCs are the great reference that other manufacturers are pursuing and now they are launching a new version.
Intel NUC 13 Pro “Desk Edition”
Codenamed ‘Vivid Canyon’, this variant is similar to the ‘Atlas Canyon’ NUC 13 Pro announced in March, featuring the 13th generation Core processor, Raptor Lake, and a ton of hardware options, including those that mount the vPro 13 Gen processors and also diverse in formats, configurations ready to work and also barebones.
The big difference comes from its silver chassis and a white lid that is out of line with the NUC finishes and makes it visually more attractive. We also see new vents and port placement changes.
Supported processors are ‘U’ or ‘P’ series, including Core i3-1315U, Core i5-1340P, or Core i7-1360P. They feature two SODIMM slots to accommodate up to 64GB of DDR4-3200 RAM. As for storage, they include an M.2 2280 slot to install a PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD. His connectivity is quite complete:
- 2 Thunderbolt 4 ports
- 1 2.5GbE Ethernet port (Intel i226-LM)
- Module with Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3
- 3 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports
- 1 USB 2.0 type A port
- 2 HDMI 2.1 ports
- 1 3.5mm audio jack
Intel offers it in configurations assembled with Windows 11 Home pre-installed starting with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage. versions are also available Barebones for the user to mount their own memory, storage unit and operating system, with Windows 10/11 and GNU/Linux supported.