Intel has enjoyed great success with their NUC lineup of ultra-compact form factor (UCFF) PCs. They have segmented the NUCs into three markets - the entry-level, mid-range, and enthusiast. The enthusiast segment is served by H series processors and the mid-range by the U series processors with the Core architecture. The entry level is served by Atom-class SoCs. Intel launched the Apollo Lake SoCs with the Goldmont CPU architecture in the second half of 2016. The NUC model employing one of the Apollo Lake SoCs was given the Arches Canyon codename. Two SKUs were introduced - a barebones version (the NUC6CAYH), and a ready-out-of-the-box one (the NUC6CAYS). Read on to find out how the NUC6CAYH fares in our evaluation metrics.
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