Can be so tiny as really a computer? This is probably the first question, which one is at Intel's NUC motherboards. And the straightforward answer is yes, even with already integrated, powerful CPU. Finally, it is a matter of firing its display with high-performance components. A completely different one, however, to realize the whole thing on a tiny miniature system.
The Max MT6 housing from Akasa has been developed for the same systems, which can be used either flat or directly on VESA-Mounts of the monitor. Specially designed for the NUC boards, it is very space-saving and, above all, flat-shaped, but in addition to these purely practical aspects, it also brings a very noble look to the table or behind the monitor.
A front of brushed aluminum makes the black Akasa Max MT6 a discreet but still stale contemporary, which fits perfectly into any hifi landscape as an HTPC dwelling. In the front of the Max MT6, two external drive bays for hot-swappable 2.5-inch SSDs / HDDSs are immediately dropped. In addition, there are two USB 3.0 ports, the power button, an audio port and an IR receiver attachment.
The upper and outer edges are almost completely covered with aluminum cooling ribs, which makes sense in that the housing itself is the cooler and does not need any fans. This means that the NUC system works completely silently in the Akasa Max MT6. For this, the SoC chip of the mainboard and a contact surface of the housing come into direct contact.
Heat transfer paste is supplied for ideal heat transfer. In addition, VESA mounting screws, mainboard screws, rubber feet and all necessary cables and accessories are included in the scope of delivery in order to commission the mini system (external power supply must be purchased separately) and at a VESA place. Via the Heatsink plate, the waste heat then flows uniformly into the housing and is delivered to the ambient air via the slats - absolutely silent!
Technical details (housing):
Dimensions: 174.6 x 79.9 x 179 mm (W x H x D)
Weight: 1,915 kg
Form Factor: UCFF (Intel NUC)
Total fan possible: passive
2x 2.5 inch (external, hot-swap capable)
Power supply: external
Special features: 2x USB 3.0 preparation, audio port, IR receiver slot
Intel Next Unit of Computing
NUC6i5SYH * / NUC6i5SYK * / NUC6i3SYH * / NUC6i3SYK *
* Version 504 and later, which were produced from August 2016 and later
NUC5i5MYBE / NUC5i5MYHE / NUC5i3MYBE / NUC5i3MYHE
NUC5i5RYH / NUC5i5RYK / NUC5i3RYH / NUC5i3RYK. *** "