Comparison of Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK) vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)
Comparison of MSI Trident 3 (8RC) vs Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK)

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK) vs MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

$2,359.99
$2,229.00
$2,099.00

Comparison summary

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

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

NUC 8 VR contains more memory.

Trident 3 is cheaper.

Compare technical specifications of Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK)
Compare technical specifications of MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK)

MSI Trident 3 (8RC)

Compare specifications

Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK)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.
64gb32gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and other heavy programs.
Radeon RX Vega M GHGeForce 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 10Windows 10
Hard drives
4000gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$2,359.99$2,099.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$2,229.00$2,099.00
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Compare Intel NUC 8 VR (NUC8I7HVK) vs MSI Infinite X Plus 9SF-270US (Infinite X Plus 9SF-270US)
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Amazon.com description

Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8I7HVK Gaming Mini PC - 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8809G CPU up to 4.20 GHz, 64GB DDR4 Memory, 4TB (2TB x 2) M.2 Solid State Drive, AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics, Windows 10 Pro

8th Generation Intel Quad-Core i7-8809G 3.10 GHz Processor (8 MB Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)

64GB DDR4 2400 MHz Memory, 4TB (2TB x 2) M.2 Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)

AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH 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, 32GB Memory, 4TB SSD, 3GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, Windows 10 Pro

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

32GB DDR4 Memory at 2133MHz, 4TB Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Pro (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