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Intel-d54250wyk.34105252
9.2 out of 10

Intel D54250WYK

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Overall 10
10

User Review

David T., Newegg
23 July 2014
  • Summary: Well worth the money. Runs Autodesk Revit and Sketchup great.
  • Pros: Great performance for the price, small form factor.
  • Cons: Include drivers - downloading and installing the latest drivers is a great practice, but including a small usb key with drivers would have made initial setup much easier. Windows 7 does not include the NIC driver so you have to download the drivers from a different machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Intel Box54250WYK mini desktop computer

eitan d., Newegg
20 July 2014
  • Summary: It is great to replace a desktop in places that there is no room for the computer box, It is slower than a similar price tower box.
  • Pros: small in size, comes with mounting bracket that can connect to the back of the monitor, or to the wall/desk. fast with powerful graphics, equipped with mSATA SSD (as no other drive will fit.
  • Cons: As the power adaptor is to low in wattage, some external hard disks and external DVD, use expensive 1.35V laptop memory,
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Overall 10
10

Fast, small, powerful HTPC

Anonymous, Amazon
12 June 2014
  • Summary: I bought this to replace an old Dell XPS laptop I was currently using as an HTPC. The laptop was beginning to struggle so I figured a dedicated HTPC might be a good option. I haven't had much of a positive experience with integrated graphics in the past but I heard good things about the new i5 with HD 5000 graphics so I decided to go with that option.
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Overall 10
10

Love this thing

Peter R., Newegg
5 June 2014
  • Summary: I had a bad experience with a tiny system from another manufacturer a few years ago so was a bit wary of another one. I've ordered a mini-itx mobo and a mini-tower case, but after the case arrived and it was almost as big as my fractal R4. About the same time, a cooworker bought a few NUCs for his team. 2 hours later I've RMAd the original order and bought NUC instead.
  • Pros: I bought it for my parents as a replacement for a 7 year old shuttle. This thing is very tiny and runs almost silent. It is also heavy enough so that it sits solid on the desk.
  • Cons: Audio jack in the front (so if you want to plug computer speakers into the box, it won't look as nice). Can't think of anything else.
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Overall 10
10

Follow Up to Previous Post

Alan R., Newegg
30 May 2014
  • Summary: Sorted the video resets. Seems Win 8.1 auto detects my 4K monitor at 29Hz when it's actually 30Hz. Went into display settings and reset it to 30Hz and it's all good. No reset since.
  • Pros: See previous review.
  • Cons: See previous review.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent machine for the price.

OliverT, Amazon
7 May 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this machine to be a headless Plex Media Server for my house. I chose the Intel NUC over the MacMini. I purchased this 4 weeks ago for $329.99 for the cordless model. I already had a 32GB MSATA Samsung HDD I purchased 8GB of RAM for $70 http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-PC3-12800-204-Pin-Notebook-CT2KIT51264BF160B/dp/B005LDLVAO/ref=pd_cp_pc_0 The installation of the RAM and HDD was simple. Drivers are easy to find and it was a breeze to setup.
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Overall 10
10

Nice little Unit

John H., Newegg
7 May 2014
  • Summary: I was a bit worried about having to make an OEM OS install on USB since I thought there wasn't a way to hook up anything but a USB CD drive. However, when you open the unit there is an SATA Port as well as a male SATA Power connector. So female to female sata power and sata cable and you can use your DVD drive while setting this up and remove it when done.
  • Pros: Very small form factor, runs Windows 8.1 Pro fine, includes monitor mounting hardware. Just add ram and a micro drive and good to go.
  • Cons: Intel's motion sensor packaging. The packaging/display box this comes in has a motion sensor that plays the Intel sound when you open it. First time cool, but the 20th when driving down the road to deliver this to a customer gets old. Just imagine a landfill full of these.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great little box, small and quiet

T. Roberts, Amazon
30 April 2014
  • Summary: I loaded Win 7 x64-SP1 and all the drivers from Intel's website. Make sure you update the Bios also. Works great and is smaller than I thought it would be...about 3 iphones stacked on top of each other. However, it took me a while to get the OS loaded because the SATA power connector on this board did not have enough power to run my sata dvd drive (wouldn't open the drive door) and I tried 2 different drives.
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Overall 10
10

pleasantly surprised

chewie, Amazon
26 April 2014
  • Summary: Very surprised by the NUC. I use it for daily surfing and streaming. 8GB Corsair, 120GB mSATA. No wireless card as it will always be connected to the router. Time of hardware install and OS(Win 8.1) took all less than 15 minutes. Paired it with the Logitech K400r with no issues. Was able to change BIOS settings right off the bat. Love that i can hang it behind my TV. This is really simple and i hope the way of the future.
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Overall 10
10

Great little computer, Power, style, stable

Mark Lencioni, Amazon
26 April 2014
  • Summary: This little computer has exceeded my expectations and is quite as can be, I have it mounted behind one of the 2 monitors I have hooked to it and haven't heard the fan on the processor yet. I hooked a Plugable 7 Port USB 3.0 Hub with 4A Power Adapter hub up to it so I had available USB out in front.
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