Multiple Display Configuration Options for Intel® NUC Kits NUC8i7HNK and NUC8i7HVK

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12/10/2020

This guide provides the most common multiple display configuration options.

Intel® NUC Kits NUC8i7HNK and NUC8i7HVK have the following:

  • Two mini DisplayPorts (1.2-compliant)
  • Two HDMI ports (2.0b-compliant)
  • Two Type C ports

See the Processor Graphics subsystem section of the Technical Product Specification document for your Intel NUC for additional information, including:

  • Multi-stream transport daisy chaining
  • DisplayPort via Type C

Before You Begin

We recommend you first update your Intel NUC to the latest:

Note While in a multiple display configuration on NUC8i7HxK, the display with HDR functionality enabled will only support a refresh rate of 30Hz.

Two displays

Two displays option 1

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60Hz
2 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60Hz

 

Or

Two displays option 2

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort 5120x2880 at 60Hz1
2 Mini DisplayPort DisplayPort 5120x2880 at 60Hz1

 

Or

Two displays option 3

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 Type C DisplayPort 5120x2880 at 60Hz1
2 Type C DisplayPort 5120x2880 at 60Hz1

1Dual DisplayPort 5120x2880 at 60 Hz refers to dual port monitors, and further requires two DisplayPort connections to enumerate at that resolution.

Three, four, or five displays

Any combination of available ports:

  • Type C: 4096x2160 at 60Hz
  • Mini DisplayPort: 4096x2160 at 60Hz
  • HDMI: 4096x2160 at 60Hz

Six displays

Any combination of available ports:

  • Type C: 4096x2160 at 30Hz
  • Mini DisplayPort: 4096x2160 at 30Hz
  • HDMI: 4096x2160 at 30Hz
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