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  • Intel® Core™ i9-12900
  • Cores 16, Threads 24
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 770
  • Passmark Coming Soon...

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Memory (RAM)*

This unit comes with 8 GB DDR4 Memory. Upgrade now and increase your Memory as high as 64 GB at a discounted price.

M.2 Gen4 Capable Storage Option*

This unit comes pre-installed with a 256GB NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD primary storage device. Upgrade for more SSD storage or swap it for an NVMe PCIe Gen 4 at a discounted price.
*See our legal page for our SSD size classification.

M.2 Secondary Storage Option

This unit can be configured with an additional M.2 storage device. Get the most storage out of your NUC by adding a second storage device to your order.
*See our legal page for our SSD size classification.

M.2 Tertiary Storage Option

This unit can be configured with an additional M.2 storage device. Get the most storage out of your NUC by adding a second storage device to your order.
*See our legal page for our SSD size classification.

Operating System*

This is the operating system that will be installed to the primary storage device. Simply NUC will install the OS to the storage device with the highest performance. Contact Sales if you want your OS installed to a specific storage device or if you do not see your desired OS on this list.

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Extended Support Service*

This unit comes with 1 FREE year of Simply NUC support service, which includes part and labor support as well as outbound shipping. Optionally, this coverage can be extended to 3 or 5 years.

HDMI Port Accessories

Here is a list of available accessories that connect to an HDMI port. Need multiple accessories for your unit? Check out the NUC Accessories under the Products menu!

Second HDMI Port Accessories

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Thunderbolt Port Accessories

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USB Type-C Port Accessories

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USB 2.0 Port Accessories

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USB 3.1 Port Accessories

Here is a list of available accessories that connect to a USB 3.1 port. Need multiple accessories for your unit? Check out the NUC Accessories under the Products menu!

USB 3.2 Port Accessories

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Gaming Mouse and Keyboard Options

These are USB mouse and keyboard combo packages.

USB OS Restore Key

This is a USB storage device with a copy of the installation of the OS chosen for this model.

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NUC12DCMi9

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Base CPU Frequency

2.40GHz

Turbo Boost

5.10GHz Turbo

Cores & Threads

Cores 16, Threads 24

Graphics

Intel® UHD Graphics 770

Max Memory

64GB

Networking

1x Marvell 10GbE LAN, 1x Intel 2.5Gb LAN (i225-LM), Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211+ Bluetooth v5.2

Max Resolution

7680x4320

Video Output

1x HDMI 2.0b port, 2x Thunderbolt 4 (DP 1.4)

I/O

2x Thunderbolt 4 ports, 7x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C, 1x 3.5mm audio jack

Set Ablaze a New Standard in Gaming

Overpower the competition in the greatest games and experiences with the all-new Dragon Canyon, powered by Intel’s latest 12th Gen Core i9-12900 processor. Implementing an LGA1700 CPU socket makes Dragon Canyon the first ever Intel NUC to support a socketed Desktop CPU, giving you scorching performance in an 8L Chassis that can span processor generations. Supporting up to three Gen4 PCIe Drives and 64GB of 3200MHz RAM, alongside a full-length GPU in its Gen5 x16 PCIe slot, Dragon Canyon is the new industry leader in small form factor gaming.

From Gaming to Content Creation, Dragon Canyon takes Flight

Dragon Canyon is flush with new technology to help you create better and game better. From its dual Thunderbolt™ 4 ports, to its 10Gb Ethernet port, Dragon Canyon delivers unprecedented data rates allowing you to stream, game or browse at scorching speeds. Don’t want to be plugged in? No problem, Dragon Canyon has Intel® Wi-Fi 6E & Bluetooth 5.2 built in to provide the flexibility you need. Flexible functionality of the x16 PCIe slot lets you choose your favorite graphics card or explore add-in cards to enable additional Ethernet ports, or even a capture card for live streaming and content creation.

True Immersion in a Small Footprint

Pair your Dragon Canyon with a Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card and your favorite VR headset to unlock a new world of gaming and entertainment. Dragon Canyon will allow you to play the latest in premium VR games and 360 experiences without sacrificing performance or quality. If you prefer to keep your VR setup on the move or out of sight, it has you covered. With its lightweight chassis and small 8L footprint, Dragon Canyon was built to be portable, giving you the compute power you need, where you need it.

  1. Intel® Core™ i9-12900
  2. Intel® UHD Graphics 770
  3. Dual channel DDR4-3200 SODIMMs, max 64GB
  4. 3x M.2 SSD slots
  5. Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211+ Bluetooth v5.2
  6. 650W 80+ Gold internal power supply
  7. USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C
  8. USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
  9. SDXC slot with UHS-II support
  10. 3.5mm stereo headset jack
  11. Kensington lock
  12. 6x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports
  13. Marvell 10GbE LAN
  14. Intel 2.5Gb LAN
  15. HDMI 2.0b port
  16. 2x Thunderbolt 4 (DP 1.4)