Intel® NUC 12 Extreme Compute Element - NUC12EDBi9
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Intel® NUC Compute Elements
Products formerly Eden Bay
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 11, 64-bit*, Windows 10, 64-bit*
Board Form Factor
Internal Drive Form Factor
# of Internal Drives Supported
Intel® Z690 Chipset
Intel® Core™ i9-12900 Processor (30M Cache, up to 5.10 GHz)
Max Turbo Frequency
# of USB Ports
Rear: 6x USB 3.2g2, 2x TB4 (USB 3.2g2); Internal Headers: 2x USB 3.2g2 via Type-C Key B, USB 3.2g2 Type-C Key A, 2x USB 2.0
3.2 Gen2, 2.0
USB 2.0 Configuration (External + Internal)
Total # of SATA Ports
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports
2x M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD (RAID-0 RAID-1)
Audio (back channel + front channel)
10GbE (AQC113) + Intel® i225-LM
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211(Gig+)
2x USB2.0, FRONT_PANEL
# of Thunderbolt™ Ports
2x Thunderbolt™ 4
202 x 131 x 39mm
Security & Reliability
Drivers and Software
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Intel® Chipset Device Software for Intel® NUC12DCM & NUC12DCMv Products using Windows 11*
This download record installs the Intel® Chipset Device Software for the Intel® NUC12DCM & NUC12DCMv Products when using Windows 11*View download options.
Intel® Ethernet (LAN) Network Connection Driver for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for Intel® NUC12DCM & NUC12DCMv
This package contains the Intel® Network (LAN) Ethernet Adapters on the Intel® NUC12DCM and NUC12DCMv Products when using Windows 11*.View download options.
Intel® Graphics DCH Driver for Windows®10 and Window 11* for the Intel® NUC11PA, NUC11PH, NUC11TN, NUC11EB, NUC11BTM/NUC11DB and NUC12DC/NUC12ED Products
This download installs the Intel® Graphics DCH Drivers for Windows® 10 and Windows 11* for the Intel® NUC11PA, NUC11PH, NUC11TN, NUC11EB, NUC11BTM/NUC11DB and NUC12DC/NUC12ED Products.View download options.
BIOS Update [EDADL579]
This download record provides options for updating the Intel® Aptio* V Firmware BIOS core for Intel® NUC 12 Extreme Kit NUC12DCMi[x] and Intel® NUC 12 Extreme Compute Element NUC12EDBi[x]View download options.
Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware Integrator Tools
Provides Intel® Aptio* V UEFI Firmware Integrator Tools for Intel® NUC products.View download options.
Marvell FastLinQ Edge* Network Adapter Driver for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDB When using Windows 11*
This package contains the driver for the Marvell FastLinQ Edge* Network Adapters on the Intel® NUC12DCM and NUC12EDB products using Windows 11*View download options.
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (RAID) for Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDB
Installs Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (RAID) for Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDBView download options.
Intel® Serial IO Driver for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDB Products When Using Windows 11*
Installs Intel® Serial IO Driver for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDB Products When using Windows 11*View download options.
Intel® Management Engine Driver for Consumer for Windows® 10 & Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDB
Provides Intel® Management Engine Consumer Driver for Windows 11* and Windows® 10 64-bit for Intel® NUC Kit NUC12DCM and Intel® NUC Compute Element NUC12EDBView download options.
Thunderbolt™ 3 and 4 DCH Driver for Windows® 10 & Windows* 11 for Intel® NUC
Installs the DCH-compliant Thunderbolt™ bus driver for the Intel® NUC products using Windows® 10 & Windows 11*.View download options.
Intel® Wireless Bluetooth® Driver for Windows® 10 64-Bit and Windows® 11 for Intel® NUC
Installs the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software for Bluetooth® technology driver for Intel® NUC using Windows® 10 & Windows 11*.View download options.
Intel® Wireless Technology-Based Driver for Windows® 10 & Windows* 11 for Intel® NUC Products
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® GNA Scoring Accelerator Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC Products
Installs the Intel® GNA Scoring Accelerator Driver for Windows® 10 64-bit and Windows 11* for Intel® NUC products.View download options.
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Thermal Design Power (TDP) represents the average power, in watts, the processor dissipates when operating at Base Frequency with all cores active under an Intel-defined, high-complexity workload. Refer to Datasheet for thermal solution requirements.
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.
Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.
Max Turbo Frequency
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Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
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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.
Max Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory bandwidth is the maximum rate at which data can be read from or stored into a semiconductor memory by the processor (in GB/s).
Max # of DIMMs
DIMM (Dual In-line Memory Module) is a series of DRAM (Dynamic Random-Access Memory) IC's mounted on a small printed circuit board.
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.
Integrated Graphics ‡
Integrated graphics allow for incredible visual quality, faster graphic performance and flexible display options without the need for a separate graphics card.
Graphics Output defines the interfaces available to communicate with display devices.
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.
M.2 Card Slot (wireless)
M.2 Card Slot (wireless) indicates presence of an M.2 slot that's keyed for wireless expansion cards
M.2 Card Slot (storage)
M.2 Card Slot (storage) indicates presence of an M.2 slot that's keyed for storage expansion cards
USB (Universal Serial Bus) is an industry standard connection technology for attaching peripheral devices to a computer.
Total # of SATA Ports
SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is a high speed standard for connecting storage devices such as hard disk drives and optical drives to a motherboard.
RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a single logical unit, and distributes data across the array defined by RAID levels, indicative of the level of redundancy and performance required.
Integrated LAN indicates the presence of an integrated Intel Ethernet MAC or presence of the LAN ports built into the system board.
Additional Headers indicates presence of additional interfaces such as NFC, auxiliary power, and others.
# 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.
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® Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology provides protection, performance, and expandability for desktop and mobile platforms. Whether using one or multiple hard drives, users can take advantage of enhanced performance and lower power consumption. When using more than one drive the user can have additional protection against data loss in the event of hard drive failure. Successor to Intel® Matrix Storage Technology.
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.
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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.
System and Maximum TDP is based on worst case scenarios. Actual TDP may be lower if not all I/Os for chipsets are used.