Intel manufactures and distributes its own mini PCs with the NUC range. Until now, the biggest “all-in-one” model, without the possibility to change the graphics card, was the Phantom Canyon equipped with a Tiger Lake CPU and an RTX 2060. The upcoming NUC 12 “Serpent Canyon” has grown a bit thicker than its big brother as you can see on the pictures. But its main attraction lies in the presence of an A770M GPU in its innards.
Now, we’ll have to see how Intel intends to take advantage of a 100% in-house platform. Indeed, it is likely that Intel will push the envelope a little further than AMD wanted to do with its CPU / GPU combos. It is whispered that the combination of a CPU and a GPU from the blue could unlock additional features / performance.
This new NUC 12 is expected to be launched later this summer.