The Intel NUC family continues to grow, spawning small desktops, laptops, and even more with the 12th generation Core.
Intel has released three NUC models based on the 12th generation Core. They are:
- NUC 12 Extreme(Dragon Canyon) : 12th generation Core S, Arc A desktop version
- NUC 12(Serpent Canyon) : 12 generation Core H and Arc A mobile versions
- NUC X15(Alder Contry) : 12 generation Core H and Arc A mobile versions
Now, Intel unveils new models with little fanfare. NUC 12 Pro” , & other; Wall Street Canyon” (Canyons of Wall Street), as the name suggests, is aimed primarily at the commercial market.
The NUC 12 Pro is the standard mini,PCB size is only 4 x 4 inches (10× 10cm), still available in two versions, 54mm and 37mm in height (117× in length and width; 112 mm), the former has an extra 2.5-inch hard disk bit.
And the interesting thing is,The Lite version is available for all sizes. It does away with the Intel platform's best features and emasculates the two Thunderbolt 4 ports that would have supported USB4/3, Thunderbolt 3, and DP1.4A HBR3.
Other ports include two USB 3.2 ports on the front, one 3.5mm port, one USB 3.2 ports on the rear, one USB 2.0 ports, two HDMI ports, and one RJ-45 ports.
In terms of configuration, the NUC 12 Pro is based on the 12 generation Core P28 series, with optional modelsi3-1220P、i5-1240P、i7-1260P, the basic power consumption is only 28W, and the Torch Xe core display with 64, 80 and 96 units is integrated respectively. There is no independent graphics card. There will be vPro Pro version later.
Dual memory slot, up to 64GB DDR4-3200, no DDR5. Hard disks support PCIe 4.0X4 NVMe M.2280. The nics are wired Intel i225V and wireless Intel AX211 Wi-Fi 6E.
In terms of price,The i3, 4GB, and 256GB base models will cost $749, while the I7 will cost at least $879.