Comparison of Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK) vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)
Comparison of MSI Trident 3 (8RC) vs Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK)

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK) vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Comparison summary

The laptops have different operating systems, Intel NUC 8 VR has Windows 10 Pro and MSI Trident 3 has Windows 10 Home.

For displaying graphics Trident 3 has a lot better performing graphics card.

For portability NUC 8 VR is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.

NUC 8 VR contains more memory.

They have different storage types, NUC 8 VR has a 1000gb SSD and Trident 3 has a 1000gb HDD.

Compare technical specifications of Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK)
Compare technical specifications of MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK)

MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Compare specifications

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HNK)MSI Trident 3 (8RC)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a gaming PC and is responsible for running games.
Intel Core i7 SeriesIntel Core i7-8700
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a gaming PC.
32gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Radeon RX Vega M GLGeForce GTX 1060
Weight
3 lbs (1.36 kg)6.99 lbs (3.17 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
8.7 x 5.5 x 1.5 inches13.93 x 9.15 x 2.83 inches
(22.1 x 13.97 x 3.81 cm)(35.38 x 23.24 x 7.19 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Home
Hard drives
1000gb SSD1000gb HDD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,449.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,449.00
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Amazon.com description

Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8I7HNK Gaming Mini PC - 8th Gen Intel Quad-Core i7-8705G Processor up to 4.10 GHz, 32GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive, AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics, Windows 10 Pro

8th Generation Intel Quad-Core i7-8705G 3.10 GHz Processor (8 MB Cache, up to 4.10 GHz)

32GB DDR4 2400 MHz Memory, 1TB M.2 Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Professional (64-bit)

AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.2, VR-Ready, 4K Support

5 x USB 3.1 Type-A, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C, 2 x Thunderbolt 3, 2 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2, 2 x HDMI

2-Year Warranty by Techno Intelligence, AC Adapter Included, No Monitor Included, No Optical Drive

MSI Trident 3 8RC Gaming Desktop - 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8700 6-Core Processor up to 4.60 GHz, 16GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive, 3GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10

8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700 at 3.20 GHz Processor (6MB Cache, up to 4.60 GHz)

16GB DDR4 Memory at 2133MHz, 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive, Windows 10 Home (64-bit)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (3GB GDDR5), USB Type-C, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D

802.11ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2, Gigabit Ethernet, Mystic Light, Compact Design

MSI Mystic Light RGB LED Lighting, VR-Ready, VR Link HDMI Port, 330W AC Adapter