Desktop Boards
Intel NUC
System Memory

Memory requirements

  • Supports two 1.5V DDR3 or 1.35V DDR3L (low voltage) SO-DIMMs
  • 1333 or 1600 MHz
  • Unbuffered, non-ECC
  • Minimum recommended memory: 1 GB
  • Maximum memory: 16 GB
  • Serial presence detect (SPD)


If you plan to install just one SO-DIMM, install it in the lower memory socket.

See the technical product specification for your Intel® NUC for complete system memory details and requirements.

Tested memory

Computer Memory Test Labs* (CMTL) tests third-party memory for compatibility with Intel boards at the memory manufacturers request. See the CMTL Advanced Tested Memory List for this board.

The table below lists parts which passed testing during development. These part numbers might not be readily available throughout the product life cycle.

Module manufacturer Module part number Module size Module speed (MHz)
ADATA* EL73I1B1672ZU 2 GB 1333
ADATA AD7311C1674EV 4 GB 1333
Hynix HMT451S6MFR8A 4 GB 1333
Hynix HMT41GS6MFR8A 8 GB 1333
Kingston* KVR1333D3S9 4 GB 1333
Micron* MT8KTF51264HZ-1G6 4 GB 1600
Micron MT16KTF1G64HZ-1G6 8 GB 1600
Nanya NT8GC64C8HB0NS-DI 8 GB 1600
Nanya NT4GC64C88B0NS-DI 4 GB 1600
Nanya NT2GC64CH4B0PS-DI 2 GB 1600
Nanya NT2GC64B8HC0NS-CG 2 GB 1333

Customer-reported compatible
The table below lists parts which have been reported as compatible by owners of the Intel® NUC Kit DC3217IYE. Intel has not validated these modules.

Module manufacturer Module part number Module size Module speed (MHz)
Crucial* CT2KIT51264BC1339 8 GB 1333
Crucial CT2CP51264BF160B 8 GB 1600
G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBSQ 4 GB 1600
G.Skill F3-1600C10D-16GSQ 8 GB 1600
Kingston HX316LS9IB4 4 GB 1600
Patriot* PSD38G1600L2S 8 GB 1600
Samsung MV-3T4G3DUS 4 GB 1600
Related topic
Troubleshooting memory issues

This applies to:

Intel® NUC Board D33217GKE
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217IYE

Solution ID: CS-033885
Last Modified: 12-Dec-2014
Date Created: 06-Nov-2012