Intel NUC NUC6i3SYH

For some time now I was looking for a replacement for my UDOO home server. After long research I decided to go for Intel NUC i3 version. Intel NUC Kit NUC6i3SYH is equipped with Intel’s newest architecture, the 6th generation Intel® Core™ i3-6100U processor.

NUC6i3SYH

It has truly impressive features such as massive 32GB DDR4 RAM support, M 2 SSD slot and SATA slot – see Intel website for more info.

Shopping List
 NUC6i3SYH  NUC_SM
 Samsung 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SSD  evo_sm
 8GB USB Flash Drive  USB_sm
2x 16GB of RAM – CT16G4SFD8213  memory_sm

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NUC_inside

The NUC itself is not supported by VMware and not listed in the HCL. However, some essential components are listed therefore when installing the latest ESXi 6.0 with patch ESXi600-201601001 (Build 3380124) released in January 2016 you will not have any issues:

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