A TRULY unexpected W…- Intel 11th Gen Phantom Canyon NUC Review

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Intel's 11th gen gaming NUC Phantom Canyon surprised us in a number of ways you might be interested in, particularly if you're trying to build a PC in Spring 2021
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Matt Ell
Matt Ell Dag siden
PSA: I work for an MSP and we sold NUCs for years. Not, of course, the ones with GPUs. We sold the smaller ones like the NUC8i5BEH. A few months ago, we stopped selling them because they are substantially less reliable than Dell OptiPlex Minis, don't cost much less, and have a vastly less useful warranty. We have recently had a rash of NUCs with fewer than 10K hours start overheating regularly, develop storage problems, or just fail to boot. Yes, most of the NUCs we have sold (and still manage) are doing fine, but they're not worth the trouble for us. Bottom line: If you buy a NUC, don't expect it to last more than 30K hours, don't be surprised if it fails after 10K, and BUY AN EXTENDED WARRANTY if you can. Also, don't put it in a drawer or other small enclosure - mount it to the back of the monitor like they're intended. Also, they all absolutely have a fan. I found out that our purchasing manager thought for years that they were passively cooled. They're not. Of course they're not.
Dr. Benjamin Bird
Dr. Benjamin Bird Dag siden
Bought this because of LTT. It's awesome.
nosirrahx 2 dager siden
They are now saying these wont ship until Late May. So this went from mid March, to late April to late May. Intel has turned into such a garbage company.
nosirrahx 4 timer siden
@Nangs Of course not but that is unrelated to telling the truth about shipping delays. If you are totally screwed and the answer is "Its going to be 5 or 6 months", don't tell people it will be 2.
Nangs 4 timer siden
Did you miss the episode where earth is in a microprocessor crisis and intel is one of the companies pumping em out?
Peter Stark
Peter Stark 3 dager siden
I’ve been wanting to get a pc, (wanted to build one but with the current parts situation) I’m thinking about just getting the 2021 ELUK OMEN prebuilt it has a 3070 in for like $2200 $2400 for 32gb of ram. Do you think that would be a good rig for graphic design, video editing, plus gaming/streaming? Someone help me out 😅
SupaBuma 4 dager siden
I just want a HTPC NUC with HDMI 2.1. is that too much to ask? lol ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Berserkism 4 dager siden
Middle of the Sahara; "We have no water, would you like some warm piss?" Linus- "In the current landscape warm piss seems extremely compelling".
Paul Busch
Paul Busch 5 dager siden
Can't even buy that ...
nosirrahx 2 dager siden
If you bought one today you would be lucky to see it by July. Early pre-orders are already pushed back to late May, that is 5 months after ordering.
muhammad zaky
muhammad zaky 6 dager siden
Free pc pleaseee
comicsansgreenkirby 6 dager siden
oooh ksp on a book-sized piece of metal and pcb
PA551ON 7 dager siden
Can we just take some time to appreciate how badass the NUC logo is? All of Intel's competitors and partners seem to know how to target the GAMER aesthetic with their main products, but usually Intel is just over here like "Yep. That's a blue box. With our CPU in it." Their NUCs are the only thing that really scream GAMER to me.
ACguernica 7 dager siden
I'm buying piece by piece. One to two piece a month so that I don't destroy too much of my cash. Right now is a good time to invest in new parts. I start out with the motherboard and go from there.
Kael K
Kael K 8 dager siden
Zotac uses the NUC 9 design to put an i7 10700 and a RTX 3070 into a 8.3L case with decent I/O, wonder if Linus can have a look?
E Wyngowski
E Wyngowski 8 dager siden
ok?......... I'm not trying to heat my phone up double time through wireless charging and the cpu
jrkerr 8 dager siden
get HEVC for 99 cents and skip the george foreman shivermaster MTX 9001 poseur card. death to crypto. long live iris.
Ledena Oluja
Ledena Oluja 9 dager siden
Every classroom need a hydra like skull logo... xD
Tactical PC
Tactical PC 9 dager siden
where do u buy it????
theRayzz 9 dager siden
I’m using NUC on my home theatre. Can’t complain. Small and convenient. Silent and powerful enough. I used to have a full tower and got rid of it. But, i have a ROG for the serious business.
Subaru Ishikawa
Subaru Ishikawa 10 dager siden
Im looking for a workstation suitable for programing and CAD designing how university institutions. would this work?? Im not a tech guy and i need some advice. I was told to buy whatever I wanted but not sure...
Jonas 10 dager siden
Should be powerful enough. A cheaper end device, would probably also be enough. It depends on what else you want to do with the computer. For example, gaming in your free time. I built a few beginner CAD figures and programmed in college on a laptop with an I7 u processor (far weaker than this one) and a dedicated GTX840m (not even close) to the RTX2060 installed here.
G M 11 dager siden
Meh...but thanks for the review
Joey Del Mars Jr.
Joey Del Mars Jr. 11 dager siden
anyone tried batocera on these newer nucs?
Joey Del Mars Jr.
Joey Del Mars Jr. 11 dager siden
can this run ps3 emulator? how does this compare to the xbox series x?
diepzone 11 dager siden
Haven't watched LTT in a while, is all his present day content basically infomercials? Did he even turn this thing on? A decent unboxing video is actually more informative (and would've shown the humongous power supply that's almost as big as the machine).
Vyn Val
Vyn Val 11 dager siden
I've watched LTT so much, I can automatically sense, and skip the segway right on the dot
Bolt 11 dager siden
I think that dark theme intro looks cool
swirliness 13 dager siden
I really want to see how good this will be for VR!
Быстрый Али
Быстрый Али 14 dager siden
1:49 8GB Ram in gaming NUC in 2021, a your serious? 5:47 Similar PC Build New? i7-7700K LOL :))) i7 7700k Lauch Date Q1 2017 New will be Rocket Lake, Comet Lake or Zen 2 , 3 i7 7700K is totally overpriced!
MyCreativeBox.com 15 dager siden
Due to shipping cost i shifted on the intel skull canyon and am still very happy with it, no issue; idle windows 10 runs below 1% with bloatware removed... only issue is that external gpu casing still very expensive :(
Nagisa Akatsuki
Nagisa Akatsuki 15 dager siden
Intel YES!
Nagisa Akatsuki
Nagisa Akatsuki 15 dager siden
Intel YES!
Nagisa Akatsuki
Nagisa Akatsuki 15 dager siden
Intel YES!
Wigadama 15 dager siden
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Monamona 14 dager siden
NNWillieProject 16 dager siden
*@LinusTech, is it possible to install Kali Linux on the Intel NUC?*
Tarel sun
Tarel sun 16 dager siden
And now we need a Nuc with a real Gaming CPU in it. Like a Ryzen 5000
Mr. Albert Einstein E-_-Mc2
Mr. Albert Einstein E-_-Mc2 17 dager siden
This vs Apple Mac mini M1
Spazbo4 17 dager siden
as long as I can use it for VR and as a secondary pc for streaming my main
Batt Man
Batt Man 17 dager siden
I hope you guys realise this thing will match a ps5 in a lot of games (4K 30 with raytracing) and the ps5 actually gets hotter in areas lmao
Batt Man
Batt Man 17 dager siden
With all the benefits of being a pc
Sally Reid
Sally Reid 18 dager siden
Please please please see what the can do with football manager 21 I'll buy you a copy and send it through
Faith the Shiba
Faith the Shiba 18 dager siden
it's built different literally
heavyarms55 18 dager siden
I don't really understand what the purpose of this is. Why would you want to limit yourself if you're building a desktop gaming PC? The only thing I can think of, is if you want a reasonable gaming PC to bring in your RV or live in van or something. Or maybe a really really small college dorm room.
VJPK 19 dager siden
I have the older version (NUC8i7HVK) with Radeon Vega graphics and i really like it a lot. Nice little box with decent power and generous connectivity options. It has served me well for the past two years now.
Tony warisa
Tony warisa 19 dager siden
Intel lowkey making new console size pc for the market
Abhishek Sharma
Abhishek Sharma 19 dager siden
Why do you need to put so many ads in a single video .... damn annoying
Phongsaton Sukjam
Phongsaton Sukjam 19 dager siden
ชอบ Intel nuc ประหยัดพื้นที่ดีครับ
biscuit 19 dager siden
impossible to get your hands on these like everything else
latt.qcd92 20 dager siden
So... Intel is Wintel, again?
Ahmad Qasem
Ahmad Qasem 20 dager siden
AMD should join the party with such a micro factor PC with its APUs.
lookitskazzy 21 dag siden
Nate Revo
Nate Revo 22 dager siden
What's going on Linus. I think the ads took more time than the product review
Boxfish 22 dager siden
This is... Bizarrely Ad-like.
Bhuvan Kumar Gunessee
Bhuvan Kumar Gunessee 22 dager siden
Disliked just because of the 2060 RT comment. Compared to the 2070 and 2080, at least it was affordable RT, and it performs really good paired with DLSS.
Lutor KF
Lutor KF 22 dager siden
Lord that girl yellow teeth at 0:10, is she from England?
ItzDragonCW 22 dager siden
i miss the old linus
Elias Kühnert
Elias Kühnert 22 dager siden
I wouldn't buy one of these just because it's intel.
Daniel Richardson
Daniel Richardson 22 dager siden
Can't find a weight for these things anywhere. Anyone know?
ste ser
ste ser 22 dager siden
fake channel
Wayne Seymour
Wayne Seymour 22 dager siden
I have a off subject question, My off subject question may assist other disabled or handicapped persons out there. Its about selecting a mouse that has additional buttons that utilize the 'W', 'A', 'S', 'D', keys of the keyboard. I only have use of my right hand and its not easy navigating around in TW(Twin Motion), Sketch-up is a snap especially with the zooming to cursor placement feature and focus always defaulting to the cursor when moving. What mouse if any would be a good selection. keep the videos coming, I enjoy keeping updated through your tuts. Thanks for the time in making them.Would like to see some budget architectural PC build project videos too, for TwinMotion.
Alex T
Alex T 23 dager siden
Funny thing is, I've actually seen one of these (several years ago, so one of the earlier generations) gaming NUCs in my school. Specifically a Chinese language class, where it was driving this big (~60 inch I guess) TV for digital learning. My school would broadcast to other high schools in the area using Zoom, where there wasn't enough students taking Chinese to justify hiring a teacher. To be fair, I live in a wealthy area (ie upper middle class), and the class had a cart of older macbook pro (older means pre-touchbar) for students to use.
Matthew Jones
Matthew Jones 23 dager siden
Hmmm, 14.99 for a cable tie.... or 14.99 for 1000 zip tie's
You And I
You And I 23 dager siden
Brett Bader Messier
Brett Bader Messier 23 dager siden
God dam
Mike James
Mike James 23 dager siden
just go to best buy and find an open box gaming laptop.
Todd Warburton
Todd Warburton 23 dager siden
"You know what else is ok, I guess..." LOL I'm sure your sponsor loved that. but I did seriously lol when you said it.
Derppay 23 dager siden
intel NUT
Jebusankel 23 dager siden
Looks like the I/O downgraded from my Hades Canyon NUC. I have an additional ethernet, mini display port and USB-C in the back and another HDMI in the front.
Richard Barrett
Richard Barrett 23 dager siden
It is all yours, I would prefer a laptop any day over that piece of junk. Take it home and use it.
Ivo Koimecs
Ivo Koimecs 23 dager siden
- Portability? - No (you have to bring a monitor, keyboard and bunch of cables). - Performance? - No (vs desktop GPUs). - Price? - No (even vs laptops, not mention the desktops). So ... what's the point?
Antonio Barbosa
Antonio Barbosa 23 dager siden
Linus, et co... a challenge for you (and a potential topic). I found out that Intel NUC 10 won't run eGPUs. The TB3 implementation is broken... as are the network drivers which are not signed.
Antonio Barbosa
Antonio Barbosa 23 dager siden
bet the new version is the same...
MickleMackleMor 23 dager siden
Should've left a link to the nuc in the description.
Interlace 23 dager siden
Why so many dislikez
Sharon Shaju
Sharon Shaju 24 dager siden
Braffy 24 dager siden
Nice Jarrod's Tech shoutout!
D4rkツ 24 dager siden
bought my RTX 2060 recently from scan.co.uk (not an ad) and actually paid 300gbp. how crazy is that
Fetish Magic
Fetish Magic 24 dager siden
Thumbnail makes me wanna destroy his bussy raw. 😌😈🐐
William Sanders
William Sanders 24 dager siden
Can't find a in stock nuc11 anywhere. Or a decent prebuilt that's in stock either. :((
Mark Peskett
Mark Peskett 24 dager siden
I always pronounced NUC like 'nook' but then I looked on Intel's site and apparently its supposed to be like 'puck'. =/
modsandends 24 dager siden
I rarely return to watch LTT videos anymore. I unsubscribed and stopped watching when, "buy our merch" got inserted into every script. I checked in today because someone at Micro Center mentioned a recent video you did and now you're doing mid-roll house ads for future videos on top of all the other nonsense you haven't stopped doing. Your videos are close to unwatchable for anyone who respects their own time and intelligence at this point. Please, just keep it to the one ad at the beginning and then do all the self-promotion and house ads at the end.
Nathan 24 dager siden
It's ironic you can buy a whole PC with an amazing GPU in it for less than the GPU itself alone.
Starmaker 24 dager siden
Where's Riley?
Fluz YT
Fluz YT 24 dager siden
Destroyed a graphics that I’m looking for at a cheap price bro💀
Overlord 24 dager siden
Only reason when I would buy thing like this would be if I was travelling a lot and was staying in hotels and I wanted to play me games. Hook up to TV and you are golden. Keyboard and mouse with this into luggage? No problem. But I wont travel with my monitor :D no way.
World Theory
World Theory 24 dager siden
And a couple years from now, when/if you upgrade to a better PC, you could potentially use the NUC as a secondary streaming PC, to handle video overlays, encoding, and upload.
Pedro Soares
Pedro Soares 24 dager siden
Pairing any CPU that's not top of the line with an Nvidia card is probably not a good idea due to Nvidias Software Scheduker. CPU bottlenecks occur faster on Nvidia than on AMD cards. Although I couldn't see Intel parterning with AMD.
Ms. Doggo
Ms. Doggo 24 dager siden
wounder if this is better then a ps5
noXLar TheBoss
noXLar TheBoss 24 dager siden
intel, so dam lame.. i got mini pc from as GR8 cori7 2 core 4 treads. in games is okay.. everything else fucking sucks.. will never get intel trash again
Fada Te
Fada Te 24 dager siden
All a NUC can do is have an appalling price/performance ratio. It's called brand tax.
MGTOW ANONYMOUS 25 dager siden
Sascha Nikpour
Sascha Nikpour 25 dager siden
I mean.. I love LTT but jamming 4-5 ad shoutouts in an 8min video is pretty annoying.. I wish you guys nothing but success and I understand the reasoning but come on .. this video felt like more ads than info...
Jerm 25 dager siden
Would you get this or an MSI Trident 3 10th gen with a RTX 2060 super 8G GDDR6?
SkyFoxRinoa sfr
SkyFoxRinoa sfr 25 dager siden
Or this www.kotsovolos.gr/computing/laptop-tablet-ipad/notebook-macbook-ultrabook/224592-asus-rog-strix-g-g513qm-hn027t-r7-5800h-16gb-1tb-rtx-3060-6gb the price you see is with 24% taxes. at 1750 euro 3060 better 2060 + 5800h way better than 1165g7 with monitor with keyboard with 1 tb nvme.
Edoardo Battaglia
Edoardo Battaglia 25 dager siden
a laptop with similar hardware, the display, keyboard and touchpad will cost the same 🤣
Username18981 25 dager siden
These are kinda the direction I was expecting console gaming to go for microsoft.
Tom Mendenhall
Tom Mendenhall 25 dager siden
$1,400 for a NUC? Does it include a kitchen refrigerator for cooling? Limited upgrade options. No thanks. BTW, all your videos are just extremely long commercials.
Ernie D
Ernie D 25 dager siden
they put a rtx 2070 in that baby and im sold
Minecraftpros321 25 dager siden
Me thinking this was a wifi router
Derek Dodson
Derek Dodson 25 dager siden
"You can actually buy the bloody thing!" LOL and said with such feeling.
Derek Dodson
Derek Dodson 18 dager siden
@biscuit Ho Hum. Looks like I will have to wait until 2022 now.
biscuit 19 dager siden
not really, they are on backorder and you have to wait forever
Jason Eisenberg
Jason Eisenberg 25 dager siden
2:47 huh? I shoudl be trying to produce 240 fps for my 120 hz tv that I use for PC gaming??
Airborne Z
Airborne Z 25 dager siden
It's nice but it's not AMD.
Mikkel Aagaard
Mikkel Aagaard 25 dager siden
Price to high but looks good
Mark Payne
Mark Payne 25 dager siden
What about that "DDR4 1.2V only" sticker, and you putting in 1.35v? Does that sitcker makes any sense or is it just some preemptive measure put by developer?
2. S.poongodisinthiya
2. S.poongodisinthiya 25 dager siden
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