CES 2018: Intel Reveals VR-Ready ‘Hades Canyon’ NUC

Credit: Fergus Halliday | IDG

Intel has announced that the next-generation of its ultra-portable NUC desktops PCs will incorporate Radeon RX Vega M Graphics, enabling them to arrive ready for both VR and gaming experiences.

Due for a release in March 2018, the new Hades Canyon NUC will come powered by the company’s newly-announced 8th-gen Intel Core processors with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics.

Credit: Fergus Halliday | IDG

Pitched as a NUC that’s ready to provide 60FPS 1080p gaming and premium VR experiences experiences at a moment's notice, it’ll rely on an unlocked Intel i7 8809G for most of its grunt.

The 'Hades Canyon' NUC will also come with a plethora of ports (Dual Thunderbolt 3, Dual m.2, Dual HDMI, Dual Display, Dual Gbe LAN, 7 USB, SDXC and Toslink.

All told, Intel claim it’s the smallest premium VR machine on the market.

Credit: Intel

For the full run-down on everything that happened at this year's CES in Las Vegas, click here.

Disclosure - Our coverage of CES 2018 was sponsored by Intel, Belkin and Alcatel - who collectively covered the cost of our flights and accommodation.


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