Intel NUC Bean Canyon NUC8I3BEH3 i3 8109U Tall Barebone

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  • 8th Generation i3 8109U
  • 2x DDR4 SO-DIMM 32GB Max
  • M.2 and 2.5” Drive
  • 6 USB Ports

Product Description

Intel NUC Bean Canyon NUC8I3BEH3 i3 8109U Tall Barebone

Intel NUC Bean Canyon NUC8I5BEK3 i5 8259U Barebone




  • Intel NUC Bean Canyon
  • Processor - i3 8109U
  • 8th Generation Processor
  • 2x DDR4-2400 1.2V SO-DIMM
  • Max Memory 32GB
  • Displays - HDMI (2.0a) USB-C
  • M.2 with PCIe x4 Lanes
  • 2.5" SATA Drive Support
  • 6 USB Ports
  • WiFi and Bluetooth





Get ready for spectacularly responsive performance from the Intel® NUC Mini PC kits

with 8th generation Intel® Core™ i3 processors. The latest generation of Intel NUC kits

let you or your customers build the exact system they want. From choosing chassis size

to memory options to storage configurations, the benefit of building an Intel NUC kit is

the ability to completely customize the kit for your specific usage. Whether working

on presentations, word processing, or streaming media, the Intel® NUC8i3BEK and

NUC8i3BEH Mini PC kits deliver the features people want-in a size that fits easily

into any lifestyle and any room in the house.


The first Intel NUC Mini PC kits with a dual-core 8th generation Intel® Core™ i3 processor

The Intel NUC8i3BEK Mini PC kit with a true dual-core 8th generation Intel Core i3

processor delivers a big jump in performance compared to the previous generation Intel®

NUC7i3BNH/BNK kits. Whether it's built for a new home PC or a system with 4K UHD

graphics for picture perfect entertainment, the Intel NUC8i3BEK Mini PC kit gives great

visual immersion with Iris® Plus Graphics 655 and the unprecedented performance of

Intel® Core™ processors.


The slightly taller Intel NUC8i3BEH has the same processor and graphics, and also

has room for a 2.5" HDD and is Intel® Optane™ memory ready. By coupling a 2.5" HDD

and Intel Optane memory, performance improves dramatically with up to 1.4x3,4 faster

media loading.

Intel NUC Bean Canyon NUC8I5BEK3 i5 8259U Barebone

Highlighted Features  
1.      8th generation Intel® Core™ i3-8109U processor 13.   Kensington lock support
2.      Iris® Plus Graphics 655 14.   Support for user-replaceable third-party lids
3.      Two DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets (up to 32 GB, 2400 MHz) 15.   Micro SD card slot
4.      1x SATA3 port for connection to 2.5" HDD or SSD (NUC8i3BEH) 16.   Consumer infrared sensor
5.      M.2 slot with flexible support for a 42 or 80 mm M.2 SSD 17.   Two USB 3.1 ports (including one charging port) on the front panel
6.      Intel® Optane™ memory ready (up to 32 GB, NUC8i3BEH) 18.   Front panel headphone/microphone jack
7.      Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 and Bluetooth* 5.0 19.   Front panel power button
8.      Back panel DC power connector (12-19V) 20.   Dual-array front microphones
9.      HDMI* 2.0a display port supporting 8 channel audio (7.1 surround sound)  
10.   Intel® Gigabit LAN  
11.   Two USB 3.1 ports on the back panel  
12.   Thunderbolt™ 3 USB Type-C port providing DisplayPort* 1.2 or USB 3.1 gen 2




Board Form Factor UCFF (4" x 4")
Socket Soldered-down BGA
Internal Drive Form Factor M.2 and 2.5" Drive
# of Internal Drives Supported 2
Lithography 14 nm
TDP 28 W
DC Input Voltage Supported 12-19 VDC
Processor Included Intel® Core™ i3-8109U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Warranty Period 3  yrs
Memory & Storage
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR4-2400 1.2V SO-DIMM
Max # of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Max # of DIMMs 2
ECC Memory Supported   ‡ No
Processor Graphics
Integrated Graphics ‡ Yes
Graphics Output HDMI 2.0a; USB-C (DP1.2)
# of Displays Supported ‡ 3
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision Gen3
PCI Express Configurations ‡ M.2 slot with PCIe X4 lanes
Removable Memory Card Slot microSDXC with UHS-I support
M.2 Card Slot (storage) 22x42/80
I/O Specifications
# of USB Ports 6
USB Configuration 2x front and 3x rear USB 3.1 Gen2; 2x USB 2.0 via internal headers
USB Revision 2.0, 3.1 Gen2
USB 2.0 Configuration (External + Internal) 0 + 2
USB 3.0 Configuration (External + Internal) 2B 2F + 0
Total # of SATA Ports 2
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports 2
RAID Configuration 2.5" HDD/SSD + M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD (RAID-0 RAID-1)
Audio (back channel + front channel) 7.1 digital (HDMI mDP); L+R mic (F)
Integrated LAN 10/100/1000
Integrated Wireless‡ Intel® Wireless-AC 9560 + Bluetooth 5.0
Integrated Bluetooth Yes
Consumer Infrared Rx Sensor Yes
Additional Headers CEC, 2x USB2.0, FRONT_PANEL
# of Thunderbolt™ 3 Ports 1
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported ‡ Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡ Yes
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility ‡ No
Intel® HD Audio Technology Yes
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) ‡ Yes
Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) Yes
Security & Reliability
Intel® AES New Instructions Yes



Technical Specification

Intel NUC Bean Canyon NUC8I3BEH3 i3 8109U Tall Barebone

Audio Input

Type Two microphones


Installed Size 0 GB / 32 GB (max)
Technology DDR4 SDRAM
Form Factor SO-DIMM 260-pin
Slots 2 (Total) / 2 (empty)

Expansion / Connectivity

Slots 1 (total) / 1 (free) x M.2 Card - 2242/2280
Bays 1 (total) / 1 (free) x internal 2.5"
Interfaces 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 - Type A (2 front, 2 rear) ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt 3/USB-C 3.1 ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio line-in/headphones/microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x SATA-600


Platform Technology Intel vPro Technology
Type PC barebone
Product Form Factor Mini PC
Embedded Security Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0) Security Chip
Localisation Region: United Kingdom

Processor / Chipset

CPU Intel Core i3 (8th Gen) 8109U / 3 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 3.6 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
CPU Qty 1
Max CPU Qty 1
CPU Upgradability Not upgradable

Cache Memory

Installed Size L3 Cache - 4 MB
Cache Per Processor 4 MB

Hard Drive

Type No HDD

Storage Controller

Type 1 x SATA
Controller Interface Type SATA 6Gb/s

Optical Storage

Type No optical drive

Card Reader

Supported Flash Memory Cards microSDXC


Monitor Type None.

Graphics Controller

Graphics Processor Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Video Interfaces HDMI
Max Monitors Supported 3

Audio Output

Sound Output Mode 7.1 channel surround
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio


Wireless LAN Supported Yes
Wireless NIC Intel Wireless-AC 9560
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0


Theft/Intrusion Protection Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Security Slot Type Kensington security slot
Compliant Standards ICES-003, EN55024, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 4268, VCCI V-3, VCCI V-2, EN 62311, VCCI V-4, Directive 2012/19/EU, Directive 2011/65/EU, KN24, China RoHS, CNS 13438, ETSI EN 301 489-17, KN32, ETSI EN 300 328, ETSI EN 301 489-1, ETSI EN 301 893, AS/NZS 2772.2, CISPR 32, EN 55032, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1


Device Type Power adapter
Nominal Voltage DC 12 - 19 V
Power Provided 90 Watt

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

Dimensions & Weight

Width 11.7 cm
Depth 11.2 cm
Height 5.1 cm

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C

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