Intel’s Beast Canyon NUC Hits Retail Beginning at $1,770


Intel’s NUC 11 Excessive (Beast Canyon)(*20*) NUC has long gone up for acquire on Amazon. The barebone equipment sells for (*4*)$1,769.95(*20*), whilst all the mini PC begins at (*5*)$1,839.95(*20*). (Hat tip to FanlessTech(*20*).)

Beast Canyon(*20*) is to be had with three other processor choices. The style on Amazon (NUC11BTMi9) corresponds to the flagship SKU with the Core i9-11900KB processor. You’ll in finding the Core i7-11700B style at Merely NUC(*20*) with a beginning value of $1,399.


The Core i9-11900KB is a part of a different (*10*)65W B-series Tiger Lake(*20*) lineup. The 8-core chip comes with a 3.3GHz base clock and a 5.3GHz Thermal Speed Spice up (TVB) clock, together with 24MB of L3 cache. It options an unlocked multiplier so fans can attempt to squeeze much more efficiency out of the chip thru overclocking.

In contrast to earlier NUCs, Beast Canyon comes with sufficient room for a full-size discrete graphics card. The instrument itself measures 357x189x120mm to house graphics playing cards as much as 308.4mm (12 inches) in period. It provides a PCIe 4.0 x16 interface and a 650W 80Plus Gold energy provide, which must allow it to accommodate the easiest graphics playing cards(*20*) that cash can (or can not) purchase.

The Amazon vendor provides the NUC11BTMi9 with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB reminiscence choices. Garage-wise, you’ll choose from a unmarried or pair of Samsung M.2 NVMe SSDs. The fashions from the Amazon checklist come with the Samsung 980(*20*) and (*12*)Samsung 980 Professional(*20*) SSDs. The NUC mini PCs include Home windows 10 Professional pre-installed.

The barebones equipment does not come with garage, reminiscence or an running machine, which is clearly essentially the most budget-friendly choice. It prices $1,769.95, and you’ll equip it with the {hardware} that you just want. The most affordable “in a position to move” Beast Canyon configuration on Amazon with 16GB of reminiscence and a (*3*)Samsung 980 250GB(*20*) SSD prices $1,839.95, which is if truth be told a good deal in comparison to the barebones configuration, as you most effective pay $70 additional for the reminiscence, garage, and OS.

If you wish to cross complete hog, the highest SKU with (*1*)64GB of reminiscence(*20*) and two (*2*)Samsung 980 Professional 2TB(*20*) SSDs will set you again $2,909.95. That is an excessive value, however then the SSDs run $360 each and every and the RAM is some other $250 or so, this means that the entire bundle scales just about in percentage to the price of the extras.