The Smallest VR Gaming Rig: Intel’s Newest NUC

Intel Images: Hades Canyon NUC

Intel NUCs are tiny but powerful mini-PCs. Their popularity has rapidly increased since Intel introduced them in 2012. People use the Intel NUC — an acronym for Next Unit of Computing, and pronounced like the first syllable in “knuckle” — in millions of systems worldwide from home entertainment to gaming to digital security to airport signs. Learn more about the Hades Canyon NUC, which was introduced in January: Intel Launches Most Powerful NUC: Smallest VR-Capable System Ever

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Intel Hades Canyon NUC
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The main circuit board — also called the motherboard — of the new Intel Hades Canyon model NUC. Introduced in January 2018, the Hades Canyon model is designed to support high-end virtual reality gaming and can power as many as six high-resolution 4K displays simultaneously. The large chip in the center is an 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M graphics. (Credit: Walden Kirsch/Intel Corporation)

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