Intel NUC Line-up

There are several NUC kits available in the Intel lineup currently from Celeron based units up to Core i5 powered ones. The Core i3-based models sit between the two.




Celeron-based


Model nameDCCP847DYEDN2820FYKH
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CPUIntel Celeron 847 (1.1 GHz, dual-core, 2M L3 cache, 17W TDP)Intel Celeron N2820/N2830 (up to 2.4GHz dual-core, 1MB cache, 7.5W TDP)
Memory2 DDR3 SODIMM slots, 1.35/1.5V, 1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum1 DDR3L SODIMM slot, 1.35V, 1333/1600 MHz, 8GB maximum
GraphicsIntel HD GraphicsIntel HD Graphics (Up to 756 MHz)
Display connectivityTwo HDMI 1.4a portsHDMI 1.4a port
SATA portsNoOne SATA port (3 Gb/s)
Space for 2.5" SSD/HDD inside chassisNoYes, one drive
mSATA supportYes, one slotNo
PCI Express slotsOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne half-size PCIe mini slot (occupied by a factory installed WiFi card)
Gigabit Ethernet portYesYes
Wireless connectivityNo (possible with a PCIe card)Yes, Intel 7260BN PCIe mini card preinstalled (802.11bgn, BlueTooth 4.0)
Thunderbolt portNoNo
Consumer IR receiverNoYes
USB ports, frontOne USB 2.0One USB 3.0
USB ports, rearTwo USB 2.0Two USB 2.0
USB header on mainboardTwo USB 2.0No
Custom solutions header on mainboardNoNo
AudioIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via both HDMI portsIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via HDMI port
Audio connectorsNoBackpanel stereo/microphone jack
Dimensions116.6mm × 112.0mm × 39.0mm116.6mm x 112mm x 51.5mm
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Core i3-based


The Ivy Bridge i3 models are currently on their way out, and the new Haswell models are coming in. Not much difference in performance, but the feature set of the Haswell models is larger, unless you're looking for Thunderbolt connector only found from the DC3217BY model.

Model nameDC3217BYDC3217IYED34010WYKD34010WYKH
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CPUIntel Core i3-3217U Ivy Bridge (1.8GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 17W TDP)Intel Core i3-3217U Ivy Bridge (1.8GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 17W TDP)Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell (1.7GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 15W TDP)Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell (1.7GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 15W TDP)
Memory2 DDR3 SODIMM slots, 1.35/1.5V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum2 DDR3 SODIMM slots, 1.35/1.5V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum2 DDR3L SODIMM slots, 1.35V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum2 DDR3L SODIMM slots, 1.35V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000Intel HD Graphics 4000Intel HD Graphics 4400Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display connectivityOne HDMI 1.4a port, one Thunderbolt port supporting DisplayPort 1.1aTwo HDMI 1.4a portsOne MiniHDMI 1.4a port, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2One MiniHDMI 1.4a port, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2
SATA portsNoNoOne SATA port (6 Gb/s)One SATA port (6 Gb/s)
Space for 2.5" SSD/HDD inside chassisNoNoNoYes, one drive
mSATA supportYes, one slotYes, one slotYes, one slotYes, one slot
PCI Express slotsOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slot
Gigabit Ethernet portNoYesYesYes
Wireless connectivityNo (possible with a PCIe card)No (possible with a PCIe card)No (possible with a PCIe card)No (possible with a PCIe card)
Thunderbolt portYesNoNoNo
Consumer IR receiverNoNoYesYes
USB ports, frontOne USB 2.0One USB 2.0Two USB 3.0Two USB 3.0
USB ports, rearTwo USB 2.0Two USB 2.0Two USB 3.0Two USB 3.0
USB header on mainboardNoTwo USB 2.0Two USB 2.0Two USB 2.0
Custom solutions header on mainboardNoNoYesYes
AudioIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via HDMI and Thunderbolt portsIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via HDMI portIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via MiniHDMI and Mini DisplayPort portsIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via MiniHDMI and Mini DisplayPort ports
Audio connectorsNoNoFront panel stereo/microphone jackFront panel stereo/microphone jack
Dimensions116.6mm × 112.0mm × 39.0mm116.6mm × 112.0mm × 39.0mm116.6mm x 112.0mm x 34.5mm116.6mm x 112mm x 51.5mm
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Core i5-based


The i5 models are the cream of the crop when it comes to performance. The Ivy Bridge i5 model is currently being phased out and the new Haswell models are coming in. Not much difference in performance, but the feature set of the Haswell models is larger.

Model nameDC53427HYED54250WYKD54250WYKH
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CPUIntel Core i5-3427U Ivy Bridge (2.8GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 17W TDP)Intel Core i5-4250U Haswell (2.6GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 15W TDP)Intel Core i5-4250U Haswell (2.6GHz, dual-core, 3MB cache, 15W TDP)
Memory2 DDR3 SODIMM slots, 1.35/1.5V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum2 DDR3L SODIMM slots, 1.35V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum2 DDR3L SODIMM slots, 1.35V, 1600/1333 Mhz, 16 GB maximum
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000Intel HD Graphics 5000Intel HD Graphics 5000
Display connectivityOne HDMI 1.4a port, Two Mini DisplayPorts 1.1aOne MiniHDMI 1.4a port, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2One MiniHDMI 1.4a port, one Mini DisplayPort 1.2
SATA portsNoOne SATA port (6 Gb/s)One SATA port (6 Gb/s)
Space for 2.5" SSD/HDD inside chassisNoNoYes, one drive
mSATA supportYes, one slotYes, one slotYes, one slot
PCI Express slotsOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slotOne full-size PCIe mini slot with mSATA support, one half-size PCIe mini slot
Gigabit Ethernet portYesYesYes
Wireless connectivityNo (possible with a PCIe card)No (possible with a PCIe card)No (possible with a PCIe card)
Thunderbolt portNoNoNo
Consumer IR receiverNoYesYes
USB ports, frontOne USB 3.0Two USB 3.0Two USB 3.0
USB ports, rearTwo USB 2.0Two USB 3.0Two USB 3.0
USB header on mainboardTwo USB 2.0Two USB 2.0Two USB 2.0
Custom solutions header on mainboardNoYesYes
AudioIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via MiniHDMI and Mini DisplayPort portsIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via MiniHDMI and Mini DisplayPort portsIntel HD Audio supporting 7.1 via MiniHDMI and Mini DisplayPort ports
Audio connectorsNoFront panel stereo/microphone jackFront panel stereo/microphone jack
Dimensions116.6mm × 112.0mm × 39.0mm116.6mm x 112.0mm x 34.5mm116.6mm x 112mm x 51.5mm
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