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20 Best Intel NUC Desktop Computers to Buy (2021)

Intel NUC, are highly portable mini desktop computers that have good performance. Here, we’ll look at the Best Intel NUC desktop PCS that you can buy. There are numerous configurations that you can choose from, depending on your needs.

These computers, can be used for gaming, by Engineers and Architects for CAD, for Video and Photo Editing in addition to 3D Modeling and Animation.

As far as performance goes, you get better performance, compared to laptops that have the same specifications. The performance is not throttled, even during heavy workload. Most of these Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC), run Windows Operating Systems.

You get large storage capacity, in addition to large amount of RAM, for convenient daily operations.

You can also check out the Best All in One Desktop PCs in addition to the Best Chuwi Prebuilt PCs.

These are the Best Intel NUC Desktop Computers to Buy:

ACEPC AK1 Mini Desktop PC

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CPU Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455
Processor Speed up to 2.3GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.7 x 6 x 2.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact
Disadvantages NA

Beelink GT-R Mini Desktop PC

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CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
Processor Speed up to 3.7 GHz
GPU Radeon Vega 8
Graphics Card Memory 2GB
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 256GB NVMe SSD+1TB HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 7.4 x 5.2 x 4.29 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Compact
Disadvantages NA

Beelink U57 - Mini PC

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CPU Intel Core i5-5257U processor
Processor Speed base frequency 2.70 GHz, up to 3.10 GHz
GPU Intel UHD Graphics
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 8GB DDR3L
Storage Space 128GB M.2 SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 6.8 x 3.5 x 2.4 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Compact
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Beelink U57 Mini PC

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CPU Intel Core i5-5257U
Processor Speed base frequency 2.70 GHz, up to 3.10 GHz)
GPU Intel® UHD Graphics 610
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.3 x 5.3 x 2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Compact
Disadvantages NA

GUZILA Fanless Mini PC

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CPU Intel Atom x5-Z8350
Processor Speed 1.44 GHz/s rising to a 1.92 GHz in burst mode
GPU Intel HD Graphics 400
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 2GB
Storage Space 32GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 6.75 x 4.85 x 2.3 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Affordable
Disadvantages Storage

Intel BOXNUC8i3CYSM1 NUC 8 Mini PC

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CPU Intel’s 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8121U
Processor Speed 2.6Ghz
GPU Radeon 540 discrete graphics
Graphics Card Memory 2GB GDDR5
RAM 8 GB of LPDDR4
Storage Space 1 TB SATA HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.61 x 4.41 x 1.5 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

Intel BOXNUC8i3CYSN1 NUC 8 Home - Mini PC

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CPU Intel’s 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8121U
Processor Speed 2.2 GHz
GPU Radeon 540 discrete graphics
Graphics Card Memory 2GB GDDR5
RAM 4 GB
Storage Space 4 GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 6.1 x 5 x 4.6 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Cheap
Disadvantages

Intel NUC 10 Performance NUC10i5FNHJA Desktop Computer

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CPU Core i5-10210U
Processor Speed 2.7Ghz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 8 GB
Storage Space 1 TB HDD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 6.2 x 5.2 x 4.6 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performanc,e Compact, Large Storage
Disadvantages NA

Intel NUC NUC8i5BEK Mini PCHTPC

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CPU Intel Quad-Core i5-8259U
Processor Speed Upto 3.8GHz
GPU Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 256GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.5 x 2 x 4.4 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performance
Disadvantages Storage

Intel NUC NUC8i5BEK Mini PCHTPC

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CPU 8th Generation Intel Quad-Core i5-8259U
Processor Speed 2.3GHz With Turbo Boost Upto 3.8GHz
GPU Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 32GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB m.2 Solid State Drive
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.5 x 2 x 4.4 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Large Storage, Performance
Disadvantages

Intel NUC NUC8i7BEH - Mini PCHTPC

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CPU Quad-Core i7-8559U
Processor Speed Up to 4.5GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 32GB
Storage Space 1TB NVMe SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.3 x 8.2 x 6.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performance, Large Storage
Disadvantages

Intel NUC NUC10i7FNH - Ultra Small Mini PCHTPC

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CPU 10th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-10710U
Processor Speed up to 4.70 GHz
GPU Intel UHD Graphics
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 16GB DDR4
Storage Space 1TB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.4 x 4.6 x 2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Space saving, Good Performance
Disadvantages NA

Intel NUC NUC10i7FNH Ultra Small Mini PC

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CPU 10th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-10710U
Processor Speed up to 4.70 GHz
GPU Intel UHD Graphics
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 32GB DDR4 2666MHz Memory
Storage Space 2TB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.4 x 4.6 x 2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact, Good Performance
Disadvantages Price

Intel NUC NUC10i7FNH1 Mini

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CPU Core i7
Processor Speed 1.1GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 64GB
Storage Space 1tb
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.6 x 4.4 x 2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

Mini PC - Ryzen 3 - 16GB RAM - 512GB SSD

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CPU Ryzen 3 3300U
Processor Speed 3.5 GHz
GPU Radeon Vega 6
Graphics Card Memory 1GB
RAM 16GB
Storage Space 512GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 6.57 x 6.46 x 4.53 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Affordable, Good Performance
Disadvantages Storage Cpacity

Mini PC AWOW - Mini Desktop Computer

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CPU 9th Intel Celeron J4115 processor
Processor Speed 1.8 GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 128GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.92 x 4.4 x 1.69 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Compact
Disadvantages NA

Mini PC Fanless Intel Celeron N3350 - 4GB DDR4 64GB

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CPU Intel Celeron N3350
Processor Speed Up to 2.4GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.1 x 5.2 x 2.3 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Portable, Affordable, Compact
Disadvantages NA

Mini PC Intel Celeron N3060 Mini Computer 4GB 64GB

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CPU Intel Celeron N3060
Processor Speed up to 2.48GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 4GB DDR3
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.7 x 4.7 x 0.9 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Affordable
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Mini PC - Intel Core i5-5257U Mini Computer

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CPU Intel Core i5-5257U
Processor Speed 3.1 GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 128GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8 x 5.9 x 3.2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Good Performance
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Mini PC Windows 10 Pro 8GB 256GB SSD Intel Celeron J4125

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CPU Intel Celeron J4125
Processor Speed up to 2.7GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 8GB LPDDR4
Storage Space 256GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.2 x 5.8 x 2.2 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Storgae
Disadvantages NA

Mini PC - 8GB RAM 120GB ROM - Mini Computer - Intel Celeron J3455 Processor

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CPU Intel Celeron J3455 Processor
Processor Speed up to 2.3GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 120GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.8 x 6 x 2.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact, Affordable
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Mini PC - ACEPC T11 - Fanless Mini Computer

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CPU Intel Atom x5-Z8350
Processor Speed 1.44GHZ
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.06 x 5.68 x 2.25 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Afordable
Disadvantages Storage Capacity

Mini PC - ACEPC Windows 10 Pro - Fanless Mini Computer

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CPU Intel Core Quad atom z8350
Processor Speed 1.92GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 120GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8 x 6.75 x 2.25 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance
Disadvantages NA

Mini PC - Intel Celeron J3455 - 6GB - 120GB

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CPU Intel Celeron J3455
Processor Speed up to 2.3GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 6GB
Storage Space 120GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.86 x 6.06 x 2.68 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact
Disadvantages Storage

Mini Desktop PC,8GB - 128GB SSD - Intel Celeron N3450

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CPU Intel Celeron N3450
Processor Speed up to 2.2GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory NA
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage Space 128GB SSD
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 4.92 x 4.41 x 1.73 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact, Affordable
Disadvantages

Terryza Mini PC Celeron N3350- 4GB - 64GB

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CPU Intel Celeron N3350
Processor Speed up to 2.4GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 5.12 x 5.12 x 1.77 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Affordable, Compact
Disadvantages

Terryza Mini PC - Celeron J4125 - 8GB - 256GB

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CPU Intel Celeron J4125
Processor Speed up to 2.7GHz
GPU Intel
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 8GB
Storage Space 256GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.7 x 6 x 2.7 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Not Included in Sale
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Performance, Compact
Disadvantages Storage space

Z83-F Mini PC - 4GB RAM - 64GB

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CPU Intel Quad Core
Processor Speed 1.92GHz
GPU Intel HD Graphics 400
Graphics Card Memory 0.1GB
RAM 4GB
Storage Space 64GB
Operating System Windows 10
Dimensions 8.1 x 5.2 x 2.4 inches
Keyboard & Mouse Sold Separately
Computer Monitor Sold Separately
Advantages Compact, Good Performance
Disadvantages

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