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Intel NUC Core i5-5250U DDR3L 1.35V SO-DIMM Mini Barebone PC BOXNUC5i5RYK

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  • Form Factor - UCFF
  • Processor - Intel Core i5-5250U 5250U - 1.6 GHz
  • RAM - 0 MB
  • Graphics -
  • Optical Drive - None
  • Operating System - NO OS
  • Warranty - 3 years warranty
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The Barebone provides a pre-assembled combination of several basic components that a computer system must have and leaves spaces for you to select the important components you need or want. Often these components are things which can be upgraded frequently such as CPU, memory, hard drive and video card. You cannot run the Barebone without installing these components.


Intel have completed 95% of the work with the NUC NUC5i5RYK ensuring a solid, high performance system. All you need to do is supply the memory, storage drive and software.

A revolution in ultra-compact design this 4 inch square is packed full of features. Equipped with a 5th generation Intel Core i5-5250U processor with Intel Turbo boost technology 2.01 delivers you extra GHz on demand, allowing you to maximize performance on tasks which are intense on the processor such as media editing.

Thanks to the replaceable lid you have lots of options to create the Intel NUC you want with amazing features and style. There are compatible lids which add more functionality such as wireless charging and near field communications. There are also covers that bolster the I/O ports, allowing you to add USB 2.0, VGA, RS232C COM, SDCX card reader and other ports. (Please note: There covers are not included with this purchase)

The Intel NUC delivers you visually stunning graphics with the Intel HD graphics 6000 combined with the 4K display capabilities.

You are able to easily and quickly charge your smartphone or tablet with the USB 3.0 high speed charging port.

The NUC NUC5i5RYK is ideal for home theatre PC’s, home hubs and media server PC’s as its complete with WiFi 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth and 7.1 surround sound.

There’s embedded security which will help keep threats out, ensuring user identities and credentials are safe.

NUC5i5RYK details


  • Form Factor - UCFF
  • Processor - Intel Core i5-5250U 5250U - 1.6 GHz
  • RAM - 0 MB
  • Graphics -
  • Optical Drive - None
  • Operating System - NO OS
  • Warranty - 3 years warranty

Tech Spec

Audio output channels 7.1
Intel HD Audio Technology
Back panel I/O ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2B 2F + 0
Back-to-BIOS button
Cable lock slot
Cable lock slot type Kensington
Chassis type UCFF
Colour of product Black,Silver
Cooling type Active
Housing material Aluminium,Plastic
LED indicators
Motherboard form factor UCFF
On/off switch
Product Type Mini PC (<= 3L) barebone
VESA mounting
Expansion slots
PCI Express configurations M.2 slot with PCIe X4 lanes
PCI Express slots version Gen2
PCI Express x4 (Gen 2.x) slots 1
Graphics adapter HD Graphics 6000
Graphics adapter family Intel
Number of displays supported 3
On-board graphics adapter
Internal I/O
Number of SATA connectors 2
Number of SATA III connectors 2
Parallel port via internal header
Serial port via internal header
Maximum internal memory 16 GB
Memory bandwidth (max) 25.6 GB/s
Memory channels Dual
Memory channels 2
Memory slots type SO-DIMM
Memory voltage 1.35 V
Number of memory slots 2
Supported memory clock speeds 1333,1600 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3L-1333/1600 1.35V SO-DIMM
Supported memory types DDR3L-SDRAM
Bluetooth version 4.0
Ethernet LAN
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Networking features Gigabit Ethernet
Intel Client Initiated Remote Access (CIRA) technology
Intel Express BIOS update
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Quick Resume Technology
Intel Visual BIOS
Number of displays supported 3
Windows operating systems supported Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64
Ports & interfaces
Combo headphone/mic port
Consumer Infrared Headers
DC-in jack
DisplayPort version 1.2
DVI port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
HDMI ports quantity 0
HDMI version 1.4a
Microphone in
Mini DisplayPorts quantity 1
Mini HDMI ports quantity 1
Number of SATA III connectors 2
S/PDIF out port
USB 2.0 ports quantity 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 4
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity 0
AC adapter output voltage 12-19
Number of power supply units 1
Power supply 65 W
Power supply type External AC adapter
Built-in processor
Compatible processor series Core i5
FSB Parity
L3 Cache 3 MB
Number of processors supported 1
Processor boost frequency 2.7 GHz
Processor cores 2
Processor family Intel
Processor lithography 14 nm
Processor Model i5-5250U
Processor socket Soldered-down BGA
Processor threads 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 W
Processor special features
Embedded options available
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2,0
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Card reader integrated
Number of storage drives supported 1
RAID levels 0,1
Storage drive interface M.2
Storage drive sizes supported 2.5 in
Supported storage drive types SSD
Certification IEC 60950-1, UL 60950-1, EN 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, CISPR 22, FCC CFR Title 47, Chapter I, Part 15,\r\nSubparts A, B, ICES-003, EN 55022, EN 55024, VCCI V-3, V-4, KN-22, KN-24, CNS 13438, RoHS, WEEE
Compliance industry standards 802.11b/g/n/ac
Energy Star certified -
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 50
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 70
Other features
Embedded options available
Graphics output Mini-DP 1.2, Mini-HDMI 1.4a
Maximum internal memory 16384 MB
Motherboard 101.6 x 101.6 mm
Packaging content
AC adapter included
Quick Start Guide
Processor special features
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel vPro Technology
Technical details
Audio Channels 7.1 digital (mHDMI mDP); L+R+mic (F)
Born on date Q1'15
Built-in WiFi Intel Wireless-AC 7265 + BT 4.0
DC input capable
Form factor UCFF (4" x 4")
Integrated LAN 10/100/1000
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) 1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Launch date 2015-01-05T00:00:00
Market segment DT
Maximum memory 16 GB
Memory bandwidth (max) 25.6 GB/s
Number of DIMM slots 2
Product name Intel NUC Kit NUC5i5RYK
Product Type 11
Requires a processor with Intel Graphics Technology
Status 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 W
USB ports quantity 6
USB version 2.0 3.0
Weight & dimensions
Depth 111 mm
Height 32.7 mm
Width 115 mm

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Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
9 out of 10


Weybridge GB
Size, memory and SSD capacity
mini HDMI socket rather than full HDMI
Confirmed purchase: 15 October 2015
Published on: 28 October 2015
8 out of 10


Thundersley GB
Great compact system, can be transported easily and works well as a media player.
Struggled getting it going initially, not compatible with Apple 32" Cinema Display. Not good with my Samsung UHD TV until I set it to 1940x1080
Confirmed purchase: 05 June 2015
Published on: 13 June 2015