The NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall) from Intel is a partially equipped barebones system that comes pre-installed with a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-8259U quad-core processor and two SO-DIMM slots that can hold up to 32GB of DDR4 2400 MHz memory chips. In terms of storage, the NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall) Mini PC NUC features a single MicroSDXC slot, and can accommodate an M.2 SSD and a 2.5" storage drive, which lets you build a compact system with the performance to handle mid-level applications. Moreover, the M.2 slot supports Intel Optane memory, which will enhance the main storage drive's performance. Aside from installing the storage drive of your choice, you will need to install the operating system of your choice to use the NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall).
Intel's NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall) Mini PC NUC utilizes integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 to deliver visuals to your monitor. If you wish to extend your display or transfer high resolution content, you can do so via the HDMI 2.0a, DisplayPort 1.2, and Thunderbolt 3 ports. To complete the multimedia experience, 7.1-channel surround sound is provided through the video connections, along with dual-array microphones, and a combo headphone/microphone jack. Other notable connections include four USB 3.1 ports for wired peripherals like keyboards, mice, printers, and external storage drives. If you need more USB ports, an internal USB 2.0 header supports an optional adapter with two USB 2.0 ports.
For accessing wireless networks and peripherals, the NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall) mini PC is equipped with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.0. In addition, Intel has outfitted the NUC Bean Canyon i5 Kit (Tall) with a thermal design power of 28W.