Intel NUC Kit BOXNUC6i7KYK4 - Skull Canyon i7 Barebone System
i7-6770HQ, DDR4, M.2, Intel Iris Pro Graphics, Boxnuc6i7KYK4
Features and Configurations
Processor family A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
6th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency The speed that the microprocessor executes each instruction or each vibration of the clock. The CPU requires a fixed number of clock ticks, or cycles, to execute each instruction. The faster the clocks rate, the faster the CPU, or the faster it can execute instructions. Clock Speeds are usually determined in MHz, 1 MHz representing 1 million cycles per second, or in GHz, 1 GHz representing 1 thousand million cycles per second. The higher the CPU speed, the better a computer will perform.
Processor cores The number of central processing units ('cores') in a processor. Some processors have 1 core, others have 2 (e.g. Intel Core Duo) or more (e.g. the Intel Xeon E7-2850 has 10 cores).
Processor lithography The process which is performed by the processor e.g. CPU (Central Processing Unit).
Processor boost frequency The turbo boost is an automatic, managed accelleration of the processor when one of the cores is overloaded.
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Memory slots type A memory slot, also known as a memory socket or RAM slot, is what allows computer memory (RAM) to be inserted into the computer. Depending on the motherboard, there will usually be 2 to 4 memory slots (sometimes more on high-end motherboards). The most common types of RAM are SDRAM and DDR for desktop computers and SODIMM for laptop computers, each having various types and speeds.
Number of memory slots
Number of DIMM slots The number of places where DIMMs can be connected. A DIMM or dual in-line memory module comprises a series of dynamic random-access memory integrated circuits. These modules are mounted on a printed circuit board and designed for use in personal computers, workstations and servers. DIMMs began to replace SIMMs (single in-line memory modules) as the predominant type of memory module as Intel P5-based Pentium processors began to gain market share.
Supported memory clock speeds Memory clock speed is the time it takes for a computer to complete basic operations. It refers to the computer's processing speed and is measured in hertz. It is however not such a reliable measure of a computer's speed as it doesn't take into account other factors like RAM and cache size.
Memory bandwidth (max)
Removable memory card slot
SDXC with UHS-I support
Storage drive interface Where the storage device links with other parts of the product, or an external device.
M.2,PCI Express,Serial ATA
RAID levels RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
Card reader integrated The device includes a card reader e.g. a card reader in the disk bay of a computer or thin client to permit log-on using smart/pin cards.
On-board graphics adapter Graphics hardware which is built into the motherboard or CPU, as opposed to a separate graphics adapter (video card). On-board graphics uses CPU and RAM for graphics processing.
Graphics adapter family
Iris Pro Graphics 580
Maximum graphics adapter memory Graphics memory is determined by the (graphic) processor. Graphics memory is often shared with system memory so that it varies depending on the amount of system memory installed and system load.
Ethernet LAN An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
Wi-Fi Popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a low-power radio technology developed to replace the cables and wires currently used to link or connect electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, and a wide variety of handheld devices including mobile phones. Because it uses radio-wave connectivity, a Bluetooth-enabled device has a constant, established connection to whatever browser it uses. This saves the user the trouble of logging on to check for emails or news updates, for example.
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
HDMI ports quantity The number of sockets (ports) for HDMI connections. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed/uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant device ("the source device") to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. HDMI is a digital replacement for existing analog video standards.
Mini DisplayPorts quantity
Combo headphone/mic port
Consumer infrared headers
Thunderbolt ports quantity The number of ports (sockets) for Thunderbolt connections. Thunderbolt is a hardware interface that allows for the connection of external peripherals to a computer. It uses the same connector as Mini DisplayPort (MDP). It was released in 2011 and is used in Apple's 2011 MacBook Pro, as well as other devices.
Serial port via internal header
Number of SATA III connectors Serial ATA (Advanced Technology Attachment) (SATA) is a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices such as hard disk drives and optical drives. SATA III (revision 3.x) interface, formally known as SATA 6Gb/s, is a third generation SATA interface running at 6.0Gb/s. The bandwidth throughput, which is supported by the interface, is up to 600MB/s. This interface is backwards compatible with SATA 3 Gb/s interface.
USB ports quantity
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity
M.2 card slot (storage)
Mini-DP 1.2; HDMI 2.0; USB-C (DP1.2)
PCI Express slots version
RoHS, WEEE, China RoHS MII
Processor socket Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
BIOS type The BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) initializes and tests system hardware components, and loads a bootloader or an operating system from a mass memory device. The BIOS additionally provides abstraction layer for the hardware, i.e. a consistent way for application programs and operating systems to interact with the keyboard, display, and other input/output devices. There are several types of BIOS, including the motherboard ROM BIOS, video BIOS, drive controller BIOS, network adapter BIOS, and SCSI adapter BIOS.
BIOS memory size
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Audio output channels An audio output channel is an electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal produced by a device. A device may have several audio output channels.
Supported RAID configuration
(2x M.2 SATA or 2x M.2 PCIe) SSD (RAID-0 RAID-1)
Consumer infrared Rx sensor
Compatible operating systems List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 10, 64-bit*, Windows 8.1, 64-bit*, Windows 7, 64-bit*, Windows Server 2012 R2*, Windows Server 2012*
Harmonized System (HS) code
Processor special features
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) <b>Integrated Audio for Today and Tomorrow</b> A new specification for integrated audio, Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) delivers the features and high-end performance of an add-in audio card while playing back more channels with improved quality. Intel HD Audio provides high-quality multi-channel audio experiences with new encoding and decoding algorithms to enhance the listening experience.
Embedded options available
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT) <b>Disable access to missing laptops</b> Giving users access to corporate data and application through remote laptops boosts productivity, but it can also leave IT vulnerable to hackers and misplaced laptops. Intel® Anti-Theft Technology is built into the laptop hardware, helping IT administrators outwit thieves, even when they attempt to reimage the OS, change the boot order, or install a new hard drive. When laptops with Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT) become lost or stolen, they can be remotely disabled. If the laptop is recovered, it can be quickly reactivated to normal operation.
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) <b>Added Security with Faster Data Encryption</b> The Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) enable fast and secure data encryption and decryption for better performance and less risk from timing and cache-based attacks than table-based software implementations. Intel AES-NI supports usages such as standard key lengths, standard modes of operation, and even some nonstandard or future variants.
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology <b>Create, Edit, and Share Video in a Flash</b> Intel® Quick Sync Video uses the dedicated media processing capabilities of Intel® Graphics Technology to make video encoding tasks—such as creating DVDs or Blu-ray discs, creating and editing 3D videos, converting 2D video files into 3D, and converting video for portable media players and social networking sites—faster and easier.
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi) <b>Connect to TV Wirelessly</b> With a few clicks, Intel® Wireless Display expands your screen’s potential, linking mobile devices and laptops to TV screens wirelessly. Stream family favorites and view personal experiences while turning your device’s small screen into a superior, sharable experience.
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) <b>See the World More Vividly</b> Intel® Clear Video HD Technology delivers cleaner, sharper images, more natural, accurate, and vivid colors. View images as they were meant to be seen on devices featuring Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Graphics Technology.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology <b>Higher Performance When You Need It Most</b> Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) <b>Improved Performance for Threaded Software</b> Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) makes efficient use of processor resources, enabling multiple threads to run on each core and increasing processor throughput. Available on Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel HT Technology helps run demanding applications simultaneously, protect and manage systems, and provide headroom for business growth.
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) <b>Simplify Virtualization and Reduce Overheads</b> Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) helps make virtualization practical by eliminating performance overheads, reducing complexity, and improving security with hardware assistance. Virtualization allows multiple workloads to share a common set of resources so that a variety of workloads can co-locate while maintaining full isolation from each other.
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Visual BIOS
Intel Express BIOS update
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA) <b>Solutions to Help You Focus on Your Small Business</b> Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA) helps small businesses without a managed network manage security and productivity issues. This solution helps maintain and protect PCs automatically so that you can focus on running your business.
Intel® Secure Key <b>Generate Cryptographic Security Protocols</b> Intel® Secure Key is a security hardware-based random number generator that can generate high-quality keys for cryptographic (encryption and decryption) protocols. These keys provide quality entropy that is highly sought after in the cryptography world for added security.
Intel® Smart Response Technology <b>Fast Access to Frequently Used Applications</b> Intel® Smart Response Technology enables a high-performance, cost-effective storage solution using either a dual solid-state and hard drive or a solid state hybrid drive (SSHD). By recognizing which data and applications are used most, Intel Smart Response Technology boosts hard drive performance so that you can create, work, and play faster than ever.
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® OS Guard <b>Protect Your Operating Environment</b> Intel® OS Guard, a hardware-based security feature that protects the operating system kernel, defends against malicious data or attack code located in areas of memory marked as user mode pages, preventing any application from taking over or compromising the OS kernel.
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) is a platform functionality for credential storage and key management used by Windows 8* and Windows® 10. Intel® PTT supports BitLocker* for hard drive encryption and supports all Microsoft requirements for firmware Trusted Platform Module (fTPM) 2.0.
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) <b>Simplify Virtualization and Reduce Overheads</b> Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) helps make virtualization practical by eliminating performance overheads, reducing complexity, and improving security with hardware assistance. Virtualization allows multiple workloads to share a common set of resources so that a variety of workloads can co-locate while maintaining full isolation from each other.
Power supply The way in which the product is powered e.g. rechargeable battery, mains electricity connected via a plug and cable.
AC adapter output voltage
Operating temperature (T-T) The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40 °C
Weight & dimensions
AC adapter included
Quick start guide Instructions, either online, as a computer program or in paper form, to allow you to set up and start using the product quickly.
Intel® Core™ i7-6770HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Number of SATA connectors
DC input voltage
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