Intel's compact NUC 12 Extreme 'Dragon Canyon' kit packs up to a 12th Gen i9-12000, but starts at $1,150 for the i7 model, and you'll have to bring your own RAM, SSD, GPU and OS.
Specifications for these new NUCs first emerged last May, but Intel has only just confirmed they are shipping. They are entry level NUCs but should be noticeably perkier than their predecessors.
Intel's Tiger Lake-powered NUC 11 Pro Pro mini PCs and kits have officially reached end-of-life (EOL) status.
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