Raptor Canyon; Triple Broad, But Nonetheless Small Type Issue
The newly introduced NUC 13 Excessive, also called Raptor Canyon is just not fairly a mini-ITX system, although it is likely to be bigger than some. The newly introduced field is 13.9 L in quantity, which could not be fairly as massive as a few of Cooler Grasp’s mini-ITX containers however definitely outsizes another choices by different corporations. You’ll nonetheless pay a premium as you’re shopping for extra than simply an empty field.
There have been some pictures of the NUC 13 Compute Ingredient discovered inside this breadbox sized system, which appears considerably like a video card. It consists of a mainboard with a thirteenth Gen CPU, from i5 to i9 relying in your alternative, in addition to reminiscence, all connected and hidden underneath customized cooling. As with different NUC Excessive fashions, the reminiscence and CPU are the identical as in a desktop system and may be changed or upgraded by the proprietor.
As you’ll be able to see from the image, the PSU, mainboard, parts and cooling altogether are roughly the identical measurement because the triple slot GPU put in within the NUC 13 Excessive case. The present RTX 4090 FE is likely to be a bit a lot to suit inside this case, however nearly any earlier technology NVIDIA card or present technology AMD triple slot card ought to match is as effectively. There may be additionally good purpose to imagine that it’s going to match most Arc A7 playing cards.
Will probably be very fascinating to see what the value distinction between a NUC Excessive 13 and the equal parts in a mini-ITX case might be.