We already know the most important keys of the Intel Serpent Canyon NUC, a new compact but powerful PC that will use Intel Core Gen12 processors, and that will come with a base that It will allow you to use it vertically. This position can be ideal for certain workspaces as it reduces the footprint on the table.
The Intel Serpent Canyon NUC distances itself from previous models by having a much more compact design. We might think that, to achieve such a compact format, Intel has had to give up the use of a dedicated graphics card, but this has not been the case, since this equipment will come with an Intel Arc A770Mthat is, a model for laptops that has a very contained TDP, which reduces cooling needs and the space occupied internally.
The Intel Arc A770M uses the Intel Xe HPG architecture, has a total of 32 Xe graphics blocks (512 execution units), It adds 32 cores for ray tracing and works at a speed of up to 1,650 MHz. Its memory bus is 256 bits and it comes with up to 16 GB of GDDR6 at 16 GHz. Its consumption can range from 120 to 150 watts, as well that its final performance will depend on the configuration that Intel mounts.
The processor that the Intel Serpent Canyon NUC will bring will be a Core i7-12700H with 6 high-performance cores and 8 high-efficiency cores, which leaves us a total of 14 cores and 20 threads. With these credentials, the Intel Serpent Canyon NUC is emerging as a very powerful team, capable of meeting the needs of a wide range of professionals, including from designers to content creators.
In terms of measurements and connectivity, the Intel Serpent Canyon NUC uses a 2.5 liter chassisand has a wide variety of ports:
- 6 x USB 3.2 Type-A.
- 2 x Thunderbolt 4
- An Ethernet at 2.5 Gbps.
- 1*HDMI 2.1
- 2x DisplayPort 2.0.
- Two 3.5mm jacks.
We don’t have an exact release date yet. the price is not known of the Intel Serpent Canyon NUC.