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Intel’s Frost Canyon NUC with up to a 6-core Comet Lake chip is official(ish)

Intel’s new “Frost Canyon” NUC is a min-desktop computer that measures about 4.6″ x 4.4″ x 1.5″ (or 2″ for some models) and which… honestly looks a lot like last year’s “Bean Canyon” version.

But under the hood, the new model swaps out a 28-watt Intel Core quad-core processor with Iris Plus Graphics 655 for a new 25 watt 10th-gen Intel Core “Comet Lake” processor with up to 6 CPU cores.

In terms of performance, all signs point to the new model matching or even surpassing its predecessor in terms of CPU performance… although it will likely lag behind when it comes to graphics.

The new Frost Canyon NUC isn’t available for purchase yet, but details started to leak last week. Now Intel has posted support documents to its own website, and  Chinese website Koolshare has posted an in-depth, hands-on review of the little computer…

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