Intel NUC 8 VR NUC8I7HVK Gaming Mini PC Barebone (BOXNUC8I7HVK1)

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Key Specifications
  • 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7-8809G Quad-Core

  • 2 x 2400 MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM Slots

  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 2242/2280 Slots

  • AMD Radeon RX Vega M GH Graphics

  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Media Card Reader

  • Thunderbolt 3 | HDMI | Mini-DisplayPort

  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi | Bluetooth 4.2

  • VR-Ready

  • Supports up to 6 Displays

  • Windows Compatible

SKU:#038316 Warranty3 years by Intel Product No.:BOXNUC8I7HVK1 Short link: See specifications from the manufacturer

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

Higher Performance When You Need It Most
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)

Protect Your Identity and Business
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT) protects enterprises from being penetrated by stolen credentials and online user account access with an added layer of hardware-based security and authentication as well as a multifactor authentication framework to manage different authentication methods.

Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology

Create, Edit, and Share Video in a Flash
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)

Integrated Audio for Today and Tomorrow
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.

Introducing the Intel VR Machine
Now you can get into totally-immersive VR and seamless gaming with the performance-optimized Intel® NUC 8 VR machine. It’s powerful. It’s fast. And it’s tiny. Just see where it can take you — and where you can take it.

Coming To This World In Spring
The Intel® NUC 8 VR machine will be released in Spring 2018. Where you go from there is up to you.

Game-Changing Technology

Intel® True View Technology
Get thrilling replays and highlight reels from every conceivable angle. The most exciting moments are captured and replayed with a 360 degree or player point of view.

Intel® True VR
Feel like you're there: select your own vantage point and enjoy a remarkable in-app experience, including real-time stats and dynamic audio.


3 years by Intel


Built-in processorY
Processor family8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor modeli7-8809G
Processor frequency3.1 GHz
Processor cores4
Processor threads8
Processor lithography14 nm
Processor boost frequency4.2 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP)100 W


Memory slots typeSO-DIMM
Number of DIMM slots2
Maximum internal memory32 GB
Supported memory clock speeds2400 MHz
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Memory channelsDual-channel
Memory voltage1.2 V
Removable memory card slotSDXC with UHS-I support


Supported storage drive typesSSD
Storage drive interfaceM.2,PCI Express,Serial ATA III
Number of storage drives supported2
RAID levels0,1
Card reader integratedY
Compatible memory cardsSDXC


On-board graphics adapterY
Graphics adapter familyAMD,Intel
Graphics adapterRadeon RX Vega M GH
Number of displays supported6


Ethernet LANY
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
LAN controllerIntel® I210-AT, Intel I219LM
Bluetooth version4.2

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity5
HDMI ports quantity2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports2
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity1
Internal USB 2.0 ports quantity2
Internal USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity2
HDMI version2.0a
Mini DisplayPorts quantity2
DisplayPort version1.3
Combo headphone/mic portY
Consumer infrared headersY
Thunderbolt ports quantity2
Number of SATA III connectors2
M.2 card slot (wireless)2230
USB ports quantity13
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity2
M.2 card slot (storage)22x42/80, 22x80
DC-in jackY
Graphics output2x Mini-DP 1.2, 2x Thunderbolt 3, F+R HDMI 2.0a

Expansion slots

PCI Express slots version3.0


Chassis type1.2L sized PC
Product colourBlack
Cooling typePassive
Product typeMini PC barebone
Housing materialMetal,Plastic
VESA mountingY
Market positioningGaming
ARK ID126143


Processor socketBGA 2270
Number of processors supported1
Compatible processor seriesIntel Core i7
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)N
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Consumer infrared Rx sensorY
Compatible operating systemsWindows 10, 64-bit*, Windows Server 2016*
Harmonized System (HS) code8471500150
Supported RAID configuration2x M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD (RAID-0 RAID-1)

Processor special features

Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)Y
Embedded options availableN
Intel Rapid Storage TechnologyY
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video TechnologyY
Intel® InTru™ 3D TechnologyY
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Y
Intel 64Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)Y
Idle StatesY
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyY
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesY
Intel Flex Memory AccessY
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)Y
Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyN
Execute Disable BitY
Intel® Secure KeyY
Intel® Smart Response TechnologyY
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)N
Intel® OS GuardY
Intel Clear Video TechnologyY
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)Y


Power supply typeExternal AC adapter
Power supply230 W
Number of power supply units1

Weight & dimensions

Width221 mm
Depth142 mm
Height39 mm

Packaging content

Processor includedIntel® Core™ i7-8809G Processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M GH graphics (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)

Other features

Number of SATA connectors2
DC input voltage19 DC