It’s one thing to power your digital display and transfer video blazingly fast. It’s another to do all that and more with a miniscule, intelligent powerhouse of a computing device. This is why we created the Next Unit of Computing. At a diminutive 4 ×4 ×2 inch form factor and equipped with the 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processor, the DC3217BY delivers stunning visuals and responsive performance from a pocket-sized solution. What’s even more amazing is that such a small device can offer so much power in an expandable, customizable package. Dramatically increase data transfer rates and transform device interconnectivity with Thunderbolt technology. Get a difference in performance you can truly see and feel.
The Intel® NUC Kit DC3217BY delivers stunning visuals and responsive performance in a pocket-sized solution. With a Visibly Smart Intel® Core™ i3 processor, the Intel® NUC is a fully-scalable and complete unit of computing using the smallest possible form factor. What’s more amazing is that such a small device can offer so much power in a flexible, customizable package.
- Intel Core i3-3217U Processor
- Intel QS77 Express Chipset
- Dual channel SODIMM DDR3 1066/1333 MHz, 2 SODIMM, 16GB maximum
- 2 x PCIe mini slots (1x half-length & 1x full/half-length)
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors on back panel
- 1 x USB 2.0 connector on front panel
- 2 x Internal USB 2.0 via 2x5 header
- Thunderbolt Connector
- Wireless option via mini PCIe card
- Bluetooth option via mini PCIe Cars
- Supports new Mobile SATA (SSD) card via full-length PCIe Mini Card
- 19V DC Power Input (external power supply)
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a version with usb 3.0
Not yet, rumor mill suggests one will be introduced in Fall of 2013
Anybody know would PC3-8500S RAM work with this? Can this take 2.5" drives or SSD only? Thanks in advance!
I'm not sure what your RAM is but if it says "soDimm" it will fit. And It can't take 2.5" , it only takes mobile SSD (mSata)
What's the diff between using a thunderbolt-connected hard drive and a USB hard drive for storage?
Keep in mind this 1st Gen NUC only has USB 2.0. Thunderbolt will be faster (USB 3 speed) but (still) too expensive. Also, the thunderbolt port can be used as a mini-display port to connect a monitor so you can have a dual monitor setup when you add the HDMI port. I think the newer NUCs will have USB 3.0 so I would not consider this model.
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- Peripheral Interfaces Three external USB 2.0 ports
- Display HDMI port supporting HDMI 1.4a output Thunderbolt™ port supporting DisplayPort 1.1a
- Chipset Intel® QS77 Express Chipset
- Form Factor UCFF
- BIOS ID String GKPPT10H.86A
- Processor Intel® Core™ i3 3217-U
- Max Memory Size 16 GB
- Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
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