Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine: Fanless version of the Intel NUC 11 Pro is orderable for US$679
SimplyNUC has released a new version of Tiger Canyon, the codename for Intel's NUC 11 Pro mini-PC. SimplyNUC calls the new option Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine, a portmanteau of porcupine and cool. Essentially, the Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine is a NUC 11 Pro in a fanless chassis.
Accordingly, the Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine is available with Intel Tiger Lake processors, including the Core i3-1115G4, Core i5-1135G7 or the Core i7-1165G7. All configurations come with 4 GB of DDR4 RAM by default and a 128 GB SSD, along with a free OS installation of Linux, Windows 10 or another OS.
The Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine can be configred up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM though, with 16 TB of storage split across an M.2 2280 slot and a 2.5-inch drive bay. All configurations come with the same ports too, which are as follows:
- 1x D-Sub 9-pin connector
- 2x Thunderbolt 4
- 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
- 1x USB 2.0 Type-A
- 2x HDMI 2.0b
- 1x 2.5 GB Ethernet
The Tiger Canyon Porcoolpine is available to order now from US$679. SimplyNUC will start shipping machines in September 2021. The company ships worldwide, for reference.