Comparison of Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1) vs Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF)
Comparison of Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF) vs Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1)

Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1) vs Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF)

$559.99
$438.00
$599.00
$489.88

Comparison summary

For portability Intel NUC 7 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Intel NUC 8 contains more memory.

8 is cheaper.

Compare technical specifications of Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1)
Compare technical specifications of Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF)

Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1)

Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF)

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Intel NUC 8 (BOXNUC8i5BEH1)Intel NUC 7 (BOXNUC7i5BNHXF)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.
Intel Core i5 SeriesIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a gaming PC.
32gb4gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and other heavy programs.
Intel Iris PlusIntel Iris Plus
Weight
2.7 lbs (1.22 kg)1.31 lbs (0.59 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
6.1 x 5 x 4.6 inches4.5 x 4.4 x 2 inches
(15.49 x 12.7 x 11.68 cm)(11.43 x 11.18 x 5.08 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10Windows 10
Hard drives
1000gb HDD
Amazon.com List Price
$559.99$599.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$438.00$489.88
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$275.00$561.14
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Amazon.com description

Intel NUC 8 Mainstream Kit (NUC8i5BEH) - Core i5, Tall, Add't Components Needed

The Intel NUC Kit NUC8i5BEH is built with a quad-core 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor. So you've got the performance to turn the Intel NUC into a powerhouse of productivity and play, streaming your favorite movies and music, or running analytics. With dual-array front microphones, you can take full advantage of Windows 10 and Cortana. Intel Iris Plus graphics transform the viewing experience with 4K Ultra HD video and premium content playback, enabling new ways to enjoy the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Room for up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM lets you increase performance easily. Support for a super fast NVMe SSD along with a 2.5" drive bay for an SSD or HDD with up to 2 TB of storage space.

8th Generation Intel Core i5 8259U processor

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655

M. 2 22x42/80 slot for PCIe NVMe or SATA SSD

2. 5 inches SSD/HDD bay

Dual channel DDR4 2400 SODIMM support, 32GB max

Intel NUC 7 Mainstream Mini PC (NUC7i5BNHXF) - Core i5, 4GB RAM, 16GB Optane Memory, 1TB HDD

Tired of your clunky, slow desktop PC taking up half your desk space? Meet the Intel NUC. Intel re-designed the traditional desktop tower into a sleek and tiny 4 by 4 inch Mini PC. Built on the latest Intel Core processors and jam-packed with Intel technologies, you get all the performance you need in a PC no taller than a tennis ball. Featuring a dual-core 7th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, and fully loaded with Windows 10 Home, 1 TB of storage and 4 GB of DDR4 RAM. 16 GB of Intel Optane memory, a new technology from Intel, accelerates opening and storing photos, videos, games, or large amounts of content, reducing the time you wait for your computer. Intel offers a three year warranty, so your purchase is worry-free. As an added bonus, over 300 worth of free software is included with purchase.

Processor: Built with Intel's latest processor, the 7th Generation Intel Core i5-7260U, you get all the power of a full-size desktop tower PC

Graphics: Intel Iris Plus graphics provides true visual perfection in 4K Ultra HD and the system can support up to 3 4K displays

Windows 10 Home preloaded and optimized for Microsoft Office. USB Configuration: 2x front and 2x rear USB 3.0; 2x USB 2.0 via internal headers

4 GB DDR4 memory and 1 TB SATA-3 hard drive - plenty of storage for media, files, and more

16 GB of Intel Optane memory - a new technology from Intel that accelerates opening and storing photos, videos, games, or large amounts of content reducing the time you wait for your computer

4K Ultra HD so you can stream the latest videos and movies with visual perfection