Gaming is one of the largest, ever-increasing fields of the entertainment industry. It is the hottest and most interesting profession across the globe and as a result, it has created a tremendous demand for gaming rigs. A plethora of options are available right now for gaming PCs. Intel has been one of the leading manufacturers in the IT sector. In such a strikingly competitive field, Intel launched it’s Tiny Modular Gaming Kit. The era of bulky computers is gone. This generation is all about compactness. Small Modulars Computers are the thing of 2020.
Manufacturers all around the world are trying to reduce the size of their gadgets and at the same time increase their efficiency and features. Intel, with its 5-liter box sized NUC 9 kit, hit the right spot. The CPU is so compact that one carry it in a backpack. It comes with Intel Core i5, i7 and i9 configuration with integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 which is upgradable. There are 11 USB slots and other slots to plug in memory, storage and graphics card, etc. It has a total of 3 SATA ports with integrated WIFI and Bluetooth connectivity.
It supports DDR4 RAM, expandable up to 64GB so this seems to be a complete future proof gaming PC. Intel says it is looking forward to shipping a few generations of this NUC CPU. It also guarantees that users won’t see any performance issue from the fact that all the magic is happening over an X16 PCIe slot. The cosmetic look of the CPU is also changeable. There are other manufacturers as well that will be building their own chassis around the NUC element. The dimension of this small beast is 238x216x96mm. The expected price is around $1104.99 – $1700 depending on the configuration and comes with a 3-year warranty.