Intel NUC at Gemini Lake - Low Cost Home PCs

A little time has passed since the announcement of the budget line of Intel Celeron / Pentium processors - Gemini lake , and Intel is ready to offer you NUC mini-PCs based on them . With the increasing performance of Intel's latest generations of processors, NUC is becoming more suitable for replacing desktop PCs in many home use cases and a variety of embedded solutions. This time, in addition to do-it-yourself kits without memory and drives, consumers are offered a fully finished boxed version with an installed OS.



In total, this family consists of 2 models, NUC7CJYH and NUC7PJYH, based on Intel Celeron J4005 and Intel Pentium Silver J5005 respectively. The processors, as already mentioned, are very similar, so the characteristics of the two NUCs are almost the same.

NUC7CJYH NUC7PJYH
CPU Intel Celeron J4005 Intel Pentium J5005
Video Intel HD Graphics 600 Intel HD Graphics 605
Video output 2x HDMI 2.0a
Memory Two DDR4 SO-DIMM slots (up to 8 GB)
Storage 2.5 "HDD or SSD, SDXC slot with UHS-I support
USB ports 2x USB 2.0 inside, 4x USB 3.0 outside
Net Gigabit LAN, Intel Wireless-AC 9462 with Bluetooth v5
Audio 7.1 via HDMI; L + R + mic (F); L + R + TOSLINK ®
Dimensions 11.5 x 11.1 x 5.1 cm
Power Supply 19 V, 65 W
Cost $ 119 $ 172
The boxed version, officially called Intel NUC 7 Essential, a Mini PC with Windows 10, and in short - NUC7CJYSAL , is built on the basis of NUC7CJYH (models with Celeron) by adding 32 GB eMMC, 4 GB of RAM and the Microsoft Windows 10 Home operating system. The cost of this option is still unknown.