The Minisforum NUCX range of Intel NUC mini PC provides high-end performance Windows gaming in a sleek compact case.
There are two models of NUX, the first is the Minisforum NUCXI5 which features the Intel 11th generation i5-11400H processor. The Intel NUC mini PC has six cores and twelve threads running up to 4.50GHz up to 45W TDP. It has the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics with 6GB GDDR6 RAM for a high end gaming mini PC.
The Minisforum NUCXI7 has the 11th generation Intel i7-11800H processor. The Intel NUC mini PC has eight cores and sixteen threads running up to 4.60GHz with a max TDP of 45W. There is an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 with 8GB GDDR6 RAM providing excellent performance for AAA Windows gaming.
The Minisforum NUCXi5 and NUCXi7 have three high speed USB 3.2 ports for connecting peripherals to the gaming mini PC. There is a Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C port which supports up to 8K 60Hz. The Intel NUC mini PC also supports connections to external graphics cards (eGPU) so you can use future models such as the 4000 series of Nvidia GPU. There is also a HDMI 2.1 port which supports up to 8K 60Hz and can be use with the Thunderbolt 4 for dual monitor support.
Having fast and reliable data communications is vital for any gamer and the Minisforum NUCX gaming mini PC goes above and beyond with high speed 2.5Gigabit ethernet for wired connections. For wireless data there is fast WiFi 6 and Bluetooth.
Measuring only 15.4 x 10.2 x 3.14 inches (39.3 x 26 x 8 cm) the Minisforum NUCX gaming mini PC takes up minimal desktop space, making it idea for those with limited space. For a high-end Intel NUC mini PC, it is extremely portable and can be carried in a laptop case or bag.
You can read our full NUCXi7 review here.