We already have the first information about the new Intel NUC 11 Pro that premieres the 11th generation Intel Tiger Lake processors manufactured with 10 nm SuperFin process. These are very interesting processors that were presented a few weeks ago and it seems that they will finally reach the market in a real way.
This new NUC has all the new range of Intel Core Gen 11 processors with power up to 28W TPD, a wide variety of processors ranging from the basic desktop model to the most powerful that allows you to work in any environment. The new Intel Xe GPU also seems to face the current AMD Vega.
Processor, RAM and storage
The new Intel NUC 11 Pro comes in two formats as usual, one slim and one tall that allows to include a 2.5″ disk. As for CPU we are offered combinations with the Intel Core i7-1185G7, Intel Core i7-1165G7, Intel Core i5-1145G7, Intel Core i5-1135G7 and the Intel Core i3-1115G4 processors all with the new Intel Xe GPUs with different amount of execution units. Inside we can mount in two SODIMM up to 64 GB DDR4 3200Ghz, allows us to mount a disk M.2 NVMe 2280, another M.2 SATA 2242 and the tall model a 2.5″ SATA disk.
The Intel NUC 11 Pro includes Wi-Fi 6 AX201 and Bluetooth 5.1, this processor also has natively two Thunderbolt 4 ports. Regarding connectors, we have surprisingly two HDMI 2.1 video outputs up to 8K@60fps and another HDMi 2.0b connector with HDMI CEC support. It also has 3 USB 3.2 Gen2 ports up to 10 Gbps and two Ethernet 2.5 Gbps connectors.
This NUC measures 117 x 122 x 37 mm for the slim model and 54 mm for the tall one. It has remote and programmed power-on functions, the operating system is Windows 10 and will be compatible with Linux.
Price and Availability
- Intel NUC 11 Pro for now has no date of departure or price, but it is assumed that it will be released for the Christmas season at prices similar to those of current models.