Go small while staying productive with the OS-free NUC8i3BEK Thin Chassis Desktop Computer from SimplyNUC. Supporting either Linux or Windows operating systems, this NUC is designed to provide users with a small powerhouse running the OS of their choice. Sporting a 3.0 GHz Intel Core i3-8109U Dual Core processor, this compact computer carries 4GB of DDR4-2400 RAM. Storage includes one preinstalled 128GB M.2 SATA SSD, as well as an additional slot accommodating a 2242 or 2280 M.2 or PCIe SATA SSD, so you can add storage to suit your needs. Connections on the NUC8i3BEK include four USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports and one USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port supporting Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Offering wired or wireless connectivity, this NUC sports an RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port and Dual Band Wi-Fi 5, as well as Bluetooth 5.0, allowing the use of wireless keyboards and mice.
Displays can be connected to the NUC8i3BEK via an HDMI 2.0a port or the USB Type-C port using a USB Type-C-to-DisplayPort adapter, available separately. An integrated microSDXC card reader allows for easy transfers or media library access. The front panel also boasts an infrared receiver for remote controls and hosts dual-array far-field microphones so your voice remains clear. Intended to take up minimal space, this tiny form factor computer measures only 4.5" on its longest side and includes a VESA mount kit for direct attachment to the back of compatible displays. Supporting both decorative and functional lids, the stock NUC lid can be replaced with an optional lid, available separately, that allows access to two USB 2.0 Type-A ports inside the case. The NUC8i3BEK supports Windows 10 Pro & Home, IoT Enterprise, Windows Server 2016, and various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Mint, openSUSE, and others.