Intel’s NUC 11 Extreme (Beast Canyon) NUC has gone up for purchase on Amazon. The barebone kit sells for $1,769.95, while the complete mini PC starts at $1,839.95. (Hat tip to FanlessTech.)
Beast Canyon is available with three different processor options. The model on Amazon (NUC11BTMi9) corresponds to the flagship SKU with the Core i9-11900KB processor. You can find the Core i7-11700B model at Simply NUC with a starting price of $1,399.
The Core i9-11900KB is part of a special 65W B-series Tiger Lake lineup. The 8-core chip comes with a 3.3GHz base clock and a 5.3GHz Thermal Velocity Boost (TVB) clock, along with 24MB of L3 cache. It features an unlocked multiplier so enthusiasts can try to squeeze even more performance out of the chip through overclocking.