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Intel NUC D54250WYK

Intel NUC D54250WYK
alaScore 91

316 reviews

Aug, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 316 reviews of Intel NUC D54250WYK. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The size also gets good comments, but the reliability and price get mixed reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Intel NUC D54250WYK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Intel NUC D54250WYK

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Intel NUC D54250WYK from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the design and price are generally positive, but many are negative about the reliability and usability. There are some mixed views about the size.

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usability, reliability

69% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Intel NUC D54250WYK

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 user reviews of Intel NUC D54250WYK from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People really like the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing) Kit D54250WYK

 

Intel's newest NUC (Next Unit of Computing) Kit D54250WYK improves on the original version by offering more connectivity features and the latest processor technology.

Tiny form factor. HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. USB 3.0. Haswell technology.

Price does not include storage or RAM. Limited expandability. Sluggish graphics performance.

Conclusion The Intel NUC D54250WYK is a good bet for home users looking to add Core i5 power and networking connectivity to their home entertainment center. Moreover, it offers more than enough processing power to act as a primary household PC, as long...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Brad Chacos (pcworld.com)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK review: This tiny PC punches high above its weight class

 

This miniature computer outperforms machines many times its size, but you should be aware of what's not included before you buy one.

Uniquely diminutive footprint ; Full-size computing power ; Lots of I/O ports ; IR receiver

Bare-bones system: Some components not included ; Limited upgrade potential ; Itty-bitty design carries a price premium

If you're looking for the smallest of teeny-tiny PCs for your home theater or small business, Intel's latest Next Unit of Computing shines. But it remains a niche product with some limitations. Look...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Ganesh T S (anandtech.com)

Intel's Haswell NUC: D54250WYK UCFF PC Review

 

The Intel NUC category has been an interesting product line to analyze, as it provides us with insights into where the traditional casual / home use desktop market might end up. Officially falling under Ultra-Compact Form Factor PCs (UCFF), units in...

We have already carried some graphs and tables with power consumption numbers for various scenarios in the preceding sections. The two graphs below compare idle and full load power consumption numbers across different low power desktops that we have...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Matt Safford (computershopper.com)

Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) Kit D54250WYK Review and Ratings

 

Intel's updated NUC sports your choice of new processors, plus much better connectivity than its predecessor. But our Core i5 test model is expensive at about $380 with no RAM, storage, Wi-Fi, or OS included.

Very compact ; Runs quietly ; Much-improved port selection

Expensive considering no memory, hard drive, or OS included ; No room in this model to use the SATA port on the motherboard

Given that the Brix is AMD-based, you might expect that system to have substantially better on-chip graphics than the Intel NUC. But overall, the two ran about even in our graphical benchmarks, as we're about to see.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Anthony Garreffa (tweaktown.com)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK Review - Big Things Come in Small Packages

 

Intel's new NUC is a killer device, delivering desktop-class performance in something that fits in your hand. Let's take a close look now.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : James Lu (hardwarezone.com)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK - Haswell Comes to NUC

 

Intel has updated its NUC small form factor PC lineup with the release of two new models armed with 4th generation Intel Haswell processors, faster Intel HD Graphics and incredibly, an even smaller form factor. With the right components, could this...

Improved performance ; Aluminum enclosure ; Slightly shorter than previous model ; More ports ; Internal SATA connector

Quite expensive ; Bare bones kit requires storage, memory and wireless connectivity card ; Performance can be better ; mini-DisplayPort and mini-HDMI port will require adapter

The Intel NUC D54250WYK certainly raises the standard for small form factor PCs, packing extra punch into an even smaller package than the previous NUC kit. However, it's still not a powerhouse, with performance just about equal or in fact, slightly...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Ryan Shrout (pcper.com)

Intel NUC D54250WYK SFF System Review - Haswell Update

 

Just about a year ago Intel released a new product called the Next Unit of Computing, or NUC for short. The idea was to allow Intel's board and design teams to bring the efficient performance of the ultra low voltage processors to a desktop, and...

This time around Intel has updated the 4x4 enclosure a bit and upgrade the hardware from Ivy Bridge to Haswell. That alone should result in a modest increase in CPU performance with quite a bit of increase in the integrated GPU performance courtesy of...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK small form factor PC

 

Intel's small form factor NUC PC returns with a fourth-gen Core CPU and other sweet features for home use

4th gen Core i5 CPU ; Small form factor ; Good selection of ports, plus infrared sensor ; Easy to assemble

HDMI port not full-sized ; Lacks SD card slot ; RRP is a tad high

Intel's NUC barebones kit is a tiny, yet powerful computer thanks to its fourth-generation Intel Core i5 CPU, and it's suitable for home users who want to build up a nice little home theater PC. It features a good selection of ports, though you might...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK small form factor PC

 

Intel's small form factor NUC PC returns with a fourth-gen Core CPU and other sweet features for home use

4th gen Core i5 CPU ; Small form factor ; Good selection of ports, plus infrared sensor ; Easy to assemble

HDMI port not full-sized ; Lacks SD card slot ; RRP is a tad high

All up, the NUC continues to be a great little unit if small computing is what you're after, and it has gotten better as Intel's CPUs have gotten better. The fourth-generation Core i5 in this model gives it good punch and efficiency. The only thing...

Mar, 2014

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Expert review by : Chris Finnamore (expertreviews.co.uk)

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK review

 

Tiny, quiet, power-efficient and fairly quick - the best barebones PC we've ever seen

We're impressed with the Intel NUC. It's tiny, silent, uses less than 8W when idle and 24W under load, and makes a great media centre or unobtrusive general-purpose PC. It's not cheap, at over £500 once you've added the necessary bits, but it's a...

Jan, 2014

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