Intel's Next Unit of Computing HTPC and Raspberry Pi Compared (Video)

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Intel and ARM go head-to-head in the small-PC arena

We got a review unit of Intel's tiny Next Unit of Computing (NUC) HTPC in the office and decided to compare it to the ever popular Raspberry Pi. While the unit is significantly larger and more expensive than the popular credit-card sized computer, the Next Unit of Computing is also much more powerful. It features a 17W Core i3-3217U 1.8GHz processor on a QS77 motherboard, four USB 2.0 ports, a thunderbolt port, and a HDMI port. The device supports up to 16GB of DDR3 laptop RAM and has PCI-e slots for a wireless card and m-SATA SSD.

Check out the video below to see Gordon compare the Next Unit of Computing with the Raspberry Pi side-by-side.

Not a bad deal for $400? Let us know in the comments!

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