B&H combines the Intel NUC5i3RYK Mini PC NUC Kit with a Transcend 128GB M.2 solid state drive, two 4GB Crucial DDR3 RAM modules (8GB total), and a Microsoft Windows 8.1 DVD. B&H will also install the PC components for you.
The NUC5i3RYK Mini PC NUC Kit from Intel is a compact system that fits in the palm of your hand and packs the performance of a Broadwell dual-core Intel Core i3-5010U processor with integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500. It features two SODIMM slots that can accept up to 16GB of DDR3L 1333/1600 MHz of RAM. For long-term storage, it has room to hold a SATA or a PCIe SSD connected to the M.2 type M slot for providing quick access to your data. It also features a mini-HDMI and a mini DisplayPort to deliver high-definition content to your monitor or TV. With Bluetooth 4.0, you can wirelessly pair speakers or a mouse with this NUC. In addition to outputting video, the system features an infrared sensor that you can use an optional remote to control it right from your couch.
The Transcend 128GB MTS800 SATA III M.2 Internal SSD delivers read speeds of 570 MB/s and write speeds of 450 MB/s. This SSD utilizes a SATA III interface that provides 6 Gb/s transfers speeds and supports random 4k reads of 75,000 IOPS and writes of 75,000 IOPS. Its form factor is type 2280 and is installed in a computer with an available M.2 slot that is 80mm long. When using this SDD with a hard drive, you can use Intel's Smart Response Technology to constantly monitor or move your most accessed programs to the SSD, and store all other programs and files to the hard drive. It also offers TRIM support, which helps reduce write times to the drive allowing you to save information faster and prolongs the life the drive.
The 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 MT/s PC3‐12800 SODIMM Notebook Module from Crucial operates at the speed of 1600 MT/s and has a CAS latency of 11. It can operate at dual voltage (1.35/1.5V). In addition, the module is unbuffered and non-Error Correction Code (ECC). The module conforms to the industry standard SODIMM layout of 204-pins and is compatible with computers that use DDR3 SODIMM memory.
The Windows 8.1 DVD from Microsoft brings the return of the Start button. While it is not quite the Start Menu from Windows 7, it still adds more functionality to the desktop. Right-click on the Start button to open up a menu with several options, such as Control Panel, Network Connections, Task Manager and more. For access to programs, a simple left click on the Start button will bring you to the redesigned Start screen introduced in Windows 8.1. Here, you can resize tiles to your preference.
The B&H Intel NUC Setup and Install Service installs all the PC components and the Windows operating system included in this B&H Intel NUC kit. This service is done by a certified technician in our Computer Service center so you can start using the Intel NUC mini PC right away.