These products are sold, serviced, and supported exclusively by the ecosystem partners. In other words, Intel’s warranties do not apply.
That said, there’s a wealth of goodies to choose from. Intel has arranged them into 3 main categories: Element U, Element H, and Mini PC.
Here’s a brief description and sampling of all 3 categories:
Intel NUC Element U
This group features third-party ecosystem products including all-in-ones (AIO), mini PCs, notebooks and Open Pluggable Specification (OPS).Offering suppliers in this category include:
> Bleu Jour: Founded in 2002, this company offers Kubb, a 12 cm. cube-shaped computer; Meta-U, a rugged chassis for Intel NUC Elements; and Wave, a fanless desktop PC.
Catch the Bleu Jour Wave
> Loop: This hardware designer and manufacturer offers the LP-238, a modular all-in-one PC based on an Intel NUC compute element.
> Shenzhen MADIGI: This Chinese designer and manufacturer offers the MPC33, a PC based on the Intel NUC compute element; MOP02, a compute element based on OPS; the N133D, a 2-in-1 convertible laptop; and the N141H, a clamshell laptop.
Intel NUC Element H
These are third-party products based on NUC chassis and graphics cards. Offering suppliers in this category include:
> Cooler Master: As the name implies, this company makes PC coolers. For the Intel NUC, Cooler Master offers the Mastercase NC100, a small-form-factor enclosure with two 92mm fans; it’s compatible with the Intel NUC 9 Extreme compute element.
Cooler Master Mastercases for Intel NUC
> SilverStone Technology: This Taiwanese company, founded in 2003, offers enclosures for Intel NUC compute elements. Current NUC offerings include the Vital 3 (model no. SST-VT03) and Vital 4 (SST-VT04).
Intel NUC Mini PC
In this category, you’ll find third-party ecosystem products including NUC chassis, accessories and add-ons.