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The NUC5CPYH Mini PC NUC Kit from Intel is a do-it-yourself barebones kit that starts with a dual-core 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron processor that can achieve up to 2.16 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost. It has one vacant SODIMM slot that can accept up to 8GB of DDR3L 1333/1600 MHz of RAM. For storage, the Mini PC can hold a SATA III 2.5" hard drive or SSD. The NUC5CPYH features an HDMI and a VGA port for video output to a monitor or TV (sold separately). For Internet connectivity, it also has 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a Gigabit Ethernet jack. For additional connectivity this system has Bluetooth 4.0 for peripherals and other external devices.
  • Intel Braswell Celeron processor (N3050)
  • Intel HD Graphics; Memory Types: DDR3L-1333/1600 1.35V SO-DIMM
  • Headphone/Microphone jack on the front panel. DC Input Voltage Supported : 12-19 VDC
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports on back panel & 2 x USB 3.0 ports on front panel Internal SATA3 support for 2.5" HDD/SSD.Silver with Black Top
  • Board form factor:UCFF (4" x 4")

Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

Yes! I recommend this desktop barebone based on its brand popularity. Let's go over the reasons why buying this desktop barebone now is good, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Intel is one of the best selling, well known desktop barebone brand!

Intel is one of the best selling brands among other desktop barebone brands. I found some YouTube videos that talk about this product, which means this is a widely known product/brand. I have attached the videos/links down below, so don't forget to watch and read those!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

2. This desktop barebone has okay reviews on the internet

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Some people have good experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item, they have to go through the whole process of returning them. The point is, people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, so don't read too much into one good or bad review. With that said, reading multiple reviews can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This desktop barebone has moderate reviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this desktop barebone more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product below, so don't forget to read those to paint the whole picture!

3. The price might go up, so buy now if you need this!

image/svg+xml no data Highest Price Lowest Price $236.62 $109.54

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in three parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and some price prediction I made, just in case if you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 30.41% price increase. Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this desktop barebone was $236.62, and the lowest price point was $109.54. The current price isn't close to either the highest or the lowest price point, so it's a fairly reasonable time to make this purchase. What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I never saw this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge. Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $169.97 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

4. Manufacturer has generally positive reviews on their other products

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing, or has some defect in the product? Whatever you buy online, this is a likely chance. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). But still, you want to make sure if the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. The manufacturer of this product, D&H, has generally positive reviews on the internet. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, and if you like this product, I'd go with this product!

5. There are other options, but don't look further if you're looking for the most popular product

image/svg+xml Search Intel Other similar brands: ASRock MSI Gigabyte

I found 4 brands that have similar products like this one: the same brand as this product, ASRock, MSI, and Gigabyte. If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from the same brand as this product. if you're looking for a desktop barebone with best reviews, A product from Gigabyte gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, you probably can't find a better one than the current product you're looking at. I linked all the similar products down below so please check them out!

Additionally, these cards below are what I gathered on the internet. You can educate yourself about the product or even verify my research if you have doubts! You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading! I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

Manufacturer Report
B+
Customer Satisfaction Grade
D&H has an average customer satisfaction score of 0.244 across all its registered products.
Price History
The price is currently $159.99.
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Customer Satisfaction History
The current customer satisfaction score is 0.15. A score of 1 is the most positive, meaning that customers love this product. A score of -1 is the most negative, meaning that customers had a negative experience with the product.
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What Haters Are Saying
What Haters Are Saying
Not what we were expecting!
What Haters Are Saying
I had to retire this NUC and get the next version up, which is worth the extra money.
What Haters Are Saying
Perhaps all the kerfuffle and patching with the Intel processors really made the CPU performance of this model unacceptable in 2018 and beyond.

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The sales rank score is currently 70. A score of one is the best possible score, meaning that it sells best within its category.
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What Fans Are Saying
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Great computer.
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Great quality and very small.
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Very nice computer.
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The price is too high
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