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INTEL NUC 9 I9-9980HK Extreme Kit For Gaming Without NZ Power Cord - Upto 5.0 GHz, 2XDDR4 SODIMM, 2XM.2, Support Upto 8 inch Graphics Card

  • Brand: Intel
  • SKU: 186071
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Imagine your dream gaming rig. Then build it with the Intel® NUC 9 Extreme Kit, the highest-performing Intel® NUC available for  consumers today. Ultra-powerful and modular, it's also upgradable with an Intel® NUC 9 Extreme Compute Element.
The Intel NUC 9 Extreme Kit supports up to an eight-inch discrete graphics card, giving enthusiast gamers the flexibility they need to build a monster rig for gaming and streaming simultaneously. All this in a 5-liter chassis-making this one of the smallest footprint gaming systems available that supports desktop discrete graphics.
The kit comes in a range of top-end 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (H-series), including for the first time an unlocked Intel® Core™ i9 processor-the highest performing H-series processor available today. With a 500W internal power supply and integrated cooling, these compact systems run cool and quiet while delivering desktop-level graphics performance on the latest AAA games. The Intel NUC 9 Extreme Kit is the high powered, portable, and customizable system enthusiast gamers have been dreaming of.
  • Unlocked 9th gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor
  • PCIe x16 slot for desktop graphics support, up
  • to 8" card length, dual-slot capable
  • Supports three 4K displays (additional displays supported with a discrete graphics card)
  • Two Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Two Intel® Gigabit LAN ports
  • HDMI 2.0a port
  • 3-year limited warranty




Product CollectionIntel® NUC Kit with 9th Generation Intel® Core™
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 10, 64-bit, Linux
Board NumberNUC9I9QNX
Board Form FactorPCIe
Internal Drive Form FactorM.2 SSD
Number of Internal Drives Supported3
Board ChipsetIntel® CM246 Chipset
Processor IncludedIntel® Core™ i9-9980HK Processor
Warranty Period3 yrs
Chassis Dimensions238 x 216 x 96mm


Memory & Storage

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)64 GB
Memory Types64GB max @ DDR4-2400
or 32GB max @ DDR4-2666
Max # of Memory Channels2
Max Memory Bandwidth42.6 GB/s
Max # of DIMMs2
ECC Memory SupportedNo
Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Integrated GraphicsYes
Graphics Output2x Thunderbolt 3, HDMI 2.0a
Number of Displays Supported3
Discrete GraphicsVia PCIe add-in card(s)


Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionGen3
PCI Express Configurations2x M.2 PCIe X4 slots (PCH), 1x M.2 PCIe X4 slot (CPU)
Double-wide PCIe X16 (CPU) slot shared with PCIe X4 (CPU) slot, 8" max card length
PCIe x4 Gen 31
PCIe x16 Gen 31
Removable Memory Card SlotSDXC with UHS-II support
M.2 Card Slot (storage)2x via PCH + 1x via CPU (NVMe)


I/O Specifications

Number of USB Ports11
USB Configuration4x rear USB 3.1g2, 2x Thunderbolt 3 (USB 3.1g2), 2x front USB 3.1g2, 2x USB 2.0 via internal headers, 1x USB 2.0 internal
USB Revision3.1 Gen2, 2.0
USB 2.0 Configuration (External + Internal)3x int.
Total # of SATA Ports3
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports3
RAID Configuration2x M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD, SATA header (RAID-0 RAID-1)
Audio (back channel + front channel)7.1 digital; L+R+mic (F); L+R+TOSLINK (R)
Integrated LANIntel® Ethernet Connection i219-LM and i210-AT
Integrated WirelessIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Integrated BluetoothYes
Additional HeadersCEC, 2x USB2.0, FRONT_PANEL
Number of Thunderbolt™ 3 Ports2


Advanced Technologies

Intel® Optane™ Memory SupportedYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel® vPro™ Platform EligibilityNo
Intel® Rapid Storage TechnologyYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Yes
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)Yes

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