Intel announces NUC 12 Extreme, obviously with 12th generation processors

Intel has recently presented a new product of the series NUC (Next Unit of Computing)that is a “bundle” that offers some PC components and a “modular” case: it is NUC 12 Extreme, based on 12th generation Intel processors.

Intel NUC 12 Extreme is essentially divided into two parts: the first, NUC 12 Compute Elementincludes motherboard and processor (the latter available until Core i9-12900 with 8 high performance cores, 8 high efficiency cores and 24 threads), while the second is the case, measuring approximately 35.5 x 12 x 18.9 cm (large enough to accommodate a GPU up to 30 cm dual slot).

The motherboard supports connection PCIe Gen 5 x16 for the GPU, Up to 64GB DDR4 SODIMM RAM in dual channel and includes three slots M.2 PCIe Gen 4. As mentioned, none of the components other than the CPU and motherboard are included in the package, so you will need to purchase the GPU, RAM and storage separately. There is also support for Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.

As for the doors, on the back we find 2 Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.0b, 6 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and a 10Gbps Ethernet connectorwhile on the front we have one USB Type-C port, one Type-A, SD slot and headphone jack. Intel NUC 12 Extreme will be available in the second half of the year at an inclusive price between $ 1,150 and $ 1,450.