New NUCs

LunarMist

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Hmm, only HDMI 2.0a; USB-C (DP1.2) Graphics Output? There is a need for a dongle?

https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/boards-kits/nuc/kits.html

But I don't fully get the conmection to the "HEAD Pro Damp - Tennis Racquet Vibration Dampeners" in the link? :)
Here we ago again with the link gremlins. https://newsroom.intel.com/news/intel-introduces-new-nuc-kits-nuc-mini-pcs-intel-nuc-family/

I don't understand how DP is obtained. There is no USB-C port, only two HDMI and four Type A USB. Does it use one of the A ports or do they mean an HDMI port somehow?
Early this year I was trying to figure out the HDMI conversion to DP and it is not simple past 1920x1200.
 

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Based on my viewing of the pictures for the 8th gen NUC, some models have USB-C; those without have dual HDMI outputs.

Also note that support for Windows other than 10 seems sketchy at best.
 

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Based on my viewing of the pictures for the 8th gen NUC, some models have USB-C; those without have dual HDMI outputs.

Also note that support for Windows other than 10 seems sketchy at best.
I wouldn't expect any support for anything other than 10, due to: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/13/microsoft_kills_support_old_windows_on_new_chips/

Also for the lack of DP (some models have miniDP - for example: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/boards-kits/nuc/kits/nuc8i7hnk.html )
But it's assumed that audio will be provided via HDMI, instead of the connectors on the front panel hence to preference for HDMI.
 

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I was only considering the smaller form factor NUCs. It seems that the 15W i7-8650U (similar to my laptop) NUC has 2xHDMI, but there is an i7-8559U with one HMDI and a USB-C that is also DP 1.2.
It looks like the NUC8i7BEH would be the better choice for the ports and presumably better performance from the faster CPU.
I cannot find any info on the i7-8559U CPU on the Passmarks. Is it only used in the NUCs?

I understand 10 is the only option.

https://www.intel.com/content/dam/w...es-16x9.png.rendition.intel.web.1920.1080.png
 
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