Intel Will Launch NUC 13 Extreme Kit for Gaming
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Intel Will Launch NUC 13 Extreme Kit for Gaming

Gaming enthusiasts and content creators are going to have an exciting breakthrough this year.

Intel has already launched the NUC 13 Extreme KIT Codenamed “Raptor Canyon” in China in the last quarter of 2022. Now Intel plans to launch it in other countries. It is a great boost for gaming, streaming, content creation, and designers as well.

Let’s unfold the Intel NUC 13 Extreme Kit’s capabilities, features, and specs in detail.

Main Specifications

  • CPU: Intel Core i9-13900K
  • CPU speed: 5.8GHz
  • Cores/Threads: 24/32
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
  • RAM: 32GB
  • Memory: 1TB
  • Connectivity Ports: Thunderbolt 4 (2 ports), HDMI 2.0, USB-C (DisplayPort 1.4)

Main Features

Compact & Minimalist Design

 The NUC 13 Extreme KIT, Codenamed “Raptor Canyon,” is a compact and minimalist build quality that is specifically designed for outstanding and unmatched performance during gaming and other multiple tasks. Although this tiniest beast is 70% smaller than an average 50L gaming tower yet, it’s a rich featured pack mini-PC that has everything to meet the highly demanded requirements of gaming and other applications.


NUC 13 Extreme has a great combo of powerful and top-tier CPU and GPU that is responsible greatly for its gaming performance without any input lag, crystal clear graphics, and accurate color reproduction. 

With its hybrid architecture and eight Performance-cores (P-cores) and 16 Efficient-cores (E-cores), the Intel 13 gen Core i9-13900K processor allows gamers to run games at 5.8GHz speed. Due to the E-cores’ ability to run streaming software smoothly in the background, while the P-cores give you exceptional gaming performance. Taking your gaming to the next level is made possible by this feature. In particular, competitive and fast-paced games would perform extremely well.

Pre-built Components and Configuration

The 13 Extreme is a pre-built gaming PC with top-tier components that are suitable and compatible with each other to fulfill the computing requirements. It’s equipped with a mini-ITX motherboard that is according to its minimal design and space. Superb Cooling hardware, tons of I/O ports and slots, a 12-slot graphics card, SSD, and HDD memory solve the data-saving issues. 

Versatile connectivity Ports

Besides the glowing power button, you’ll also find two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 2, 2 Type-C ports, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

A plethora of connectors are available on the rear I/O panel, including six Type A USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, dual Thunderbolt 4 ports, and an HDMI 2.1 video out (separate from the GPU) and 3.5mm audio ports (mic-in, line-in, and speaker-out).

Cost Effective

Most importantly, this PC is designed for users who want to save desk space while still being cost-effective. Additionally, it is compact and energy-efficient thanks to its low power consumption and small form factor. The price of this kit starts from $760 to $1179, according to your customization and configuration.


Intel NUC 13 Extreme Kit has a rich set of features that make it a versatile and convenient computer for handling various tasks, ranging from productivity to entertainment and gaming. It is an excellent choice if you are looking for a compact and cost-effective gaming machine with high performance.