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Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

  • 4th Generation Intel Core i5-4250U processor
  • Intel HD Graphics 5000
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Dual channel SODIMM DDR3L 1333/1600 MHz
  • Mini HDMI 1.4a, Mini DisplayPort 1.2 with audio
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Learn more about the Intel BOXD54250WYK1

General

Brand
Intel
Model
BOXD54250WYK1
Form Factor
UCFF

CPU Supported

CPU Type
Intel Core i5-4250U (Up to 2.60 GHz)

Memory Supported

Memory installed
No Memory
Memory slot
2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM
Memory Type Supported
DDR3L 1600/1333
Max Memory Supported
16GB
Dual Channel Memory Supported
Yes

Expansion Slots

Other
1 x Mini PCIe (full-length)
1 x Mini PCIe (half-length)

Storage

Serial ATA
1 x SATA 6.0Gb/s

Graphics

Onboard Video
Intel HD Graphics 5000

Audio

Channel
8 Channel

Communications

Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps

Front Panel Ports

Front USB
2 x USB 3.0
Front Audio Ports
Headphone / Microphone jack

Back Panel Ports

HDMI
1 x mini HDMI 1.4a with audio support
VGA
1 x mini DisplayPort 1.2 with audio support
Rear USB
2 x USB 3.0
RJ45
1
Other Rear Ports
1 x DC power connector

Power Supply

Power Supply
DC Power 12 - 19 V, 65 W

Physical SPEC

Dimensions
4.59" x 4.41" x 1.36"

Features

Features
Sleek, shiny, and with a smaller footprint than a wireless modem, the Intel NUC with the 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor is at home in your living room, your office, or your media center. The D54250WYK SKU of Intel NUC is equipped with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, automatically allowing processor cores to safely run faster than the base operating frequency. It also includes Intel Rapid Start Technology, ensuring you are quickly up and running, and Intel Smart Connect Technology to keep you up to date at all times.

The Intel NUC comes complete with Intel HD Graphics 5000 to ensure a brilliant HD experience, Intel Quick Sync Video for fast video encoding, and DisplayPort 1.2* for driving 4k displays. Couple this with a stereo/mic jack along with four USB 3.0 ports and an infrared sensor for your remote control, and you can create a home entertainment system, a gaming machine, a digital jukebox, or all of the above. You can immerse yourself in movies, TV, or games in 4 inches square without the need for discrete hardware. The Intel NUC: as small as a game controller, as powerful as a jackhammer.

Intel Core i5-4250U processor

Two SO-DIMM sockets for memory expandability up to 16 GB

Dual PCIe* mini card connectors for flexible support of wireless and SSD configurations

One Mini DisplayPort supporting DP 1.2 and one Mini HDMI port supporting HDMI 1.4a

Dual rear Panel USB 3.0 ports

Intel Gigabit LAN

19V, 65 W DC power connector

Dual front panel USB 3.0 ports

Consumer infrared sensor

Headphone/microphone jack

Packaging

Packaging
19V, 65W power adapter (brick)
Power cord
VESA mounting bracket
Integration guide
Wireless antennae (integrated into the chassis)
Intel Core i5 logo

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Claudio L.
  • 3/21/2015 7:46:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsESXi capable

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Silent, powerful, run ESXi 5.5 with no issues

Cons: none so far!!!

Other Thoughts: Been running ESXi 5.5 for a month with no issues, have a couple of these babies and I'm looking forward for 2 more, i just been informed that this particular model can run ESXi 6.

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  • K W.
  • 9/23/2014 11:06:54 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNUCs to NUCs

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: This particular one is a good build compared to other NUCs and I have several.

Cons: Expensive and incompatible. The NUC platform is a nice idea but is both to far ahead of it's time and too far behind. Linux drivers are a real pain. Expandability is all about what intel "envisions" for you rather than what you really need. They are not great value. In may ways it's an iMac several years too late and several hundred dollars over budget.

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  • Bill W.
  • 9/15/2014 7:49:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAwesome Desktop

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Possibly the most awesome purpose built desktop environment I've seen. I'm very big into smaller is better and this guy is actually velcro'ed to the back of my monitor. For desktop users, this is entirely what they would need for day to day productivity or personal use. The lack of unneeded ports and therefore the overall efficiency of design strikes the perfect balance for most uses.

Cons: I would naturally want to deploy these as desktops within a larger environment, but the barebones nature of it being a kit would make my assembly time more difficult than I would like.

Other Thoughts: This would be a great opportunity for an integrator to build and configure these machines so users could self-install.

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  • Jacob A.
  • 9/7/2014 1:48:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIntel NUC i5

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: With a SSD It boots FAST
Good for light games on OK settings (Minecraft, Sims 3, ect)
Small
USB 3.0 Ports
Quiet
2 Display outs (Mini Display-Port and Mini HDMI)

Cons: Have had some Windows boot issues (would show just the Intel NUC splash screen and wouldn't continue) But just unplug the power and reboot.
Can get a little warm
The headphone jack is in the front (it bugs me a little)

Other Thoughts: I put a Crucal 128GB MSATA SSD and 8GB of Crucal RAM in it for games. Also I can record Minecraft at 30FPS using FRAPS if that is a thing that you need to do.

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  • Jacob R.
  • 8/1/2014 9:10:23 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThumbs up

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Easy setup, downloaded drivers from Intel. No problems so far.

Cons: hmm just needing to buy a mini-DP to DVI adapter.

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  • Scott L.
  • 7/15/2014 11:10:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExactly as described, Excellent

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Awesome features in a really small package.

Easy to assemble.

Sips power

Very quiet

Cons: Intel doesn't send somebody to your home to hold your hand so that you don't buy something without doing the slightest bit of research and write a 1 egg review based on your inability to read.

Other Thoughts: Built mine with:
G.SKILL Ripjaws 16GB (2 x 8GB) part #: F3-1600C9D-16GRSL

SAMSUNG 840 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD part #: MZ-MTE1T0BW

Intel 802.11AC + Bluetooth Wi-Fi card part #: 7260HMW

Windows 7 Pro 64

and could not be happier!
I've only heard the fan on days where it was 77 F or higher inside.

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  • David N.
  • 7/15/2014 4:08:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsI got jipped!

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: on board standard SATA connection

Cons: I can't use an SSD inside the chassis even though INTEL has supplied the internal headers for one on the motherboard. This is because the case isn't big enough to support one.

Come to find out, INTEL later released a bigger chassis with the SAME MOTHERBOARD.

All I can say is, everyone who bought this should get the new, UPDATED CHASSIS for FREE.

Other Thoughts: I will change my rating when INTEL ships US the newer Blank Chassis. Until then, it gets one star. Everyone else should follow suit.

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  • 6/22/2014 7:40:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot Ready for general use

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Would be almost perfect...if it worked. USB 3.0 ports, DisplayPort 1.2, decent processor, decent RAM expandability, nice small form factor.

Cons: Non-stop BIOS/display problems. This worked fine in Ubuntu, except I couldn't use the second display. After installing Windows 7 64-bit, the BIOS no longer displayed and I no longer got any output. Intel support was generally understanding, but ultimately I paid $21 (return shipping is not covered by Newegg or Intel) just to get my money back after just over a month of usage with a single monitor in Ubuntu.

My perusal of the forums suggests that many people are having issues with the display after updating to the 0025/0026 BIOS. I had also tried downgrading to an earlier version and the BIOS hangs.

I recently tried the Corei3 model, before knowing about the BIOS issue to try a different video chipset, but ultimately, it looks like the same issue with the BIOS.

Other Thoughts: Really wish this had worked. Now I'm having to look at other alternatives.

On the bright side, I do have a celeron based NUC with dual HDMI that works great about 90% of the time (I once lost sound and found that changing HDMI ports fixed it for whatever reason). Pretty happy with that one overall.

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  • Harold P.
  • 6/12/2014 5:52:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsMixed Feelings

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Small, Power conservative, Easy assembly/install, low profile, low noise.

Cons: Slow to run programs.
I may just be used to Overclocked I-7's but for running off a 260gb SSD, programs just take a good long time to load up, and hang often.
Sound Issues.
I run HDMI to my LG TV and I have constant...CONSTANT sound problems...Using Window's Media Player, or other programs, I am constantly battling to have sound play correctly, if at all...YouTube, Netflix all have the same issue, and the only way I can seem to attempt to fight this is to close the program entirely and reopen it, which previously mentioned takes a lot longer than I feel it should.

Other Thoughts: I have mixed feelings about this computer. I had 2 minutes of fun assembling it, and installing and running windows on my 55" HD TV, but the main use of it as a Media PC is the biggest drawback on it, and I wish I had not made the purchase until Intel was able to produce a functional sound driver that has no flaws in HDMI.

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  • Dieter W.
  • 6/6/2014 7:59:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsHTPC

This review is from: Intel BOXD54250WYK1 2 x 204Pin SO-DIMM Intel HD Graphics 5000 NUC Kit

Pros: Tiny, fast and good looking. I use it as HTPC and it does the job, flawless with minimum of power. Added 1 x Crucial 16GB (2 x 8G) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model CT2KIT102464BF160B
and 1 x Crucial M500 240GB SATA mSATA Internal Solid State Drive CT240M500SSD3. No issue at all.

Cons: Fan is quit annoying, can't recomment it in the bedroom. I will convert it to a fanless solution later.

Other Thoughts: I would like to see external sata connection, buts is not a deal breaker, USB3 works fine for my Blu-Ray drive connection.

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