Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kit NUC8i3PNK
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Intel® NUC Kit with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Products formerly Provo Canyon
Intel® Core™ i3-8145U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 11, 64-bit*, Windows 10, 64-bit*, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise*, Red Hat Linux*, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS*
Dual HDMI 2.0a, DP 1.2 via Type C, 4-lane eDP 1.4
# of Displays Supported ‡
# of Thunderbolt™ Ports
1x Thunderbolt™ 3
# of USB Ports
USB 3.1 (type C): 1 rear
USB 3.1 (type A): 2 front, 1 rear
USB 3.0: 1 header
USB 2.0: 1 rear, 2 headers
Serial Port via Internal Header
Intel® i219-LM 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
Intel® Wireless-AC 9560
M.2 Card Slot (wireless)
22x30 (key E) slot
Front_panel (PWR, RST, 5V, 5Vsby, 3.3Vsby); Internal 2x2 power connector
DC Input Voltage Supported
117 x 112 x 37 mm
Board Form Factor
UCFF (4" x 4")
Ordering and Compliance
Drivers and Software
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Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware Integrator Tools
Provides Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware Integrator Tools for Intel® NUC products.View download options.
BIOS Update [PNWHL357]
This download record contains options for updating the Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware BIOS core for Intel® NUC Mini PC/Kits/Boards NUC8i3PNK/H/B.View download options.
Intel® Thunderbolt™ Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPN
This download record installs the Thunderbolt™ Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPNView download options.
Intel® Management Engine (ME) Consumer Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit & Windows 11* for the Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits - NUC8ixPN
Installs the Intel® Management Engine (Intel® ME) components for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i3PN.View download options.
Intel® Graphics DCH Driver for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for the Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPN
This download installs the Intel® Graphics DCH Driver for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for the Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPN.View download options.
Intel® Ethernet (LAN) Network Driver for Windows® 10 and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPN
Installs the Intel® Ethernet (LAN) Network Driver for Windows® 10 and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC 8 Pro Kits & Mini PCs - NUC8PN & NUC8vPN.View download options.
Intel® Chipset Device Software for Windows® 10 64-bit and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Products
This download record installs the Intel® Chipset Device Software for Windows® 10 64-bit and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC ProductsView download options.
Intel® Wireless Technology-Based Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit & Windows* 11 for Intel® NUC Kits & Mini PCs
This download record installs the wireless driver for the Intel® Wireless Adapter in the Intel® NUC Kit for Windows® 10 & Windows 11*.View download options.
Intel® Wireless Bluetooth Driver for Windows® 10 64-Bit and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Kits & Mini PCs
Installs the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software for Bluetooth® technology driver for Intel® NUC using Windows 10 & Windows 11*.View download options.
Intel® Graphics DCH Driver for Windows®10 and Windows 11* for 6th through 10th Generation Intel® NUC Products (except NUC6i7KYK) and most Intel® Element Intel® NUC Products
This download installs the Intel® Graphics DCH Drivers for Windows® 10 and Windows 11* for 6th (except NUC6i7KYK) through 10th Generation Intel® NUC Products (except NUC6i7KYK) and most Intel® Element Intel® NUC Products.View download options.
Intel® Serial IO Driver for Intel® NUC8v7PN, NUC8v5PN, NUCi3PN
Installs the Intel® Serial IO host controller driver for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for Intel® NUC NUC8v7PN, NUC8v5PN and NUC8i3PN.View download options.
Intel® HD Graphics Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for NUC8v7PN, NUC8v5PN, NUC8i3PN for Windows Server 2019 and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
Installs the Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit for use with the Intel® NUC Kit NUC8v7PN, NUC8v5PN and NUC8i3PN.View download options.
The date the product was first introduced.
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Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).
Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency is the maximum single-core frequency at which the processor is capable of operating using Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and, if present, Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost. Frequency is typically measured in gigahertz (GHz), or billion cycles per second.
Processor Base Frequency
Processor Base Frequency describes the rate at which the processor's transistors open and close. The processor base frequency is the operating point where TDP is defined. Frequency is typically measured in gigahertz (GHz), or billion cycles per second.
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.
Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.
Max # of Memory Channels
The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.
ECC Memory Supported ‡
ECC Memory Supported indicates processor support for Error-Correcting Code memory. ECC memory is a type of system memory that can detect and correct common kinds of internal data corruption. Note that ECC memory support requires both processor and chipset support.
M.2 Card Slot (storage)
M.2 Card Slot (storage) indicates presence of an M.2 slot that's keyed for storage expansion cards
Graphics Output defines the interfaces available to communicate with display devices.
# of Thunderbolt™ Ports
Thunderbolt™ is a very high-speed, daisy-chainable interface that allows connection of multiple peripherals and displays to a computer. Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gbps) uses a USB Type-C™ connector which combines PCI Express (PCIe Gen3), DisplayPort (DP 1.2), USB 3.1 Gen2 and provides up to 100W of DC power, all in one cable.
Integrated LAN indicates the presence of an integrated Intel Ethernet MAC or presence of the LAN ports built into the system board.
Devices connect wirelessly via Bluetooth technology using radio waves instead of wires or cables to connect to a phone or computer. Communication between Bluetooth devices happens over short-range, establishing a network dynamically and automatically as Bluetooth devices enter and leave radio proximity.
M.2 Card Slot (wireless)
M.2 Card Slot (wireless) indicates presence of an M.2 slot that's keyed for wireless expansion cards
Additional Headers indicates presence of additional interfaces such as NFC, auxiliary power, and others.
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision is the supported version of the PCI Express standard. Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (or PCIe) is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard for attaching hardware devices to a computer. The different PCI Express versions support different data rates.
PCI Express Configurations ‡
PCI Express (PCIe) Configurations describe the available PCIe lane configurations that can be used to link to PCIe devices.
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported ‡
Intel® Optane™ memory is a revolutionary new class of non-volatile memory that sits in between system memory and storage to accelerate system performance and responsiveness. When combined with the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Driver, it seamlessly manages multiple tiers of storage while presenting one virtual drive to the OS, ensuring that data frequently used resides on the fastest tier of storage. Intel® Optane™ memory requires specific hardware and software configuration. Visit www.intel.com/OptaneMemory for configuration requirements.
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) continues from the existing support for IA-32 (VT-x) and Itanium® processor (VT-i) virtualization adding new support for I/O-device virtualization. Intel VT-d can help end users improve security and reliability of the systems and also improve performance of I/O devices in virtualized environments.
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) allows one hardware platform to function as multiple “virtual” platforms. It offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) is a platform functionality for credential storage and key management used by Windows 8* and Windows® 10. Intel® PTT supports BitLocker* for hard drive encryption and supports all Microsoft requirements for firmware Trusted Platform Module (fTPM) 2.0.
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) are a set of instructions that enable fast and secure data encryption and decryption. AES-NI are valuable for a wide range of cryptographic applications, for example: applications that perform bulk encryption/decryption, authentication, random number generation, and authenticated encryption.
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology for safer computing is a versatile set of hardware extensions to Intel® processors and chipsets that enhance the digital office platform with security capabilities such as measured launch and protected execution. It enables an environment where applications can run within their own space, protected from all other software on the system.
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‡ This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.
Some products can support AES New Instructions with a Processor Configuration update, in particular, i7-2630QM/i7-2635QM, i7-2670QM/i7-2675QM, i5-2430M/i5-2435M, i5-2410M/i5-2415M. Please contact OEM for the BIOS that includes the latest Processor configuration update.
“Announced” SKUs are not yet available. Please refer to the Launch Date for market availability.