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Setting Up Multiple Displays for the Intel® NUC


Last Reviewed: 23-May-2017
Article ID: 000005571

Click to launch the Multiple Display Configuration Wizard.
 

See how to connect up to three displays to your Intel® NUC. The information includes which ports to use and the maximum resolution.

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Dual display configurations

Intel® NUC Kits NUC6CAYH, NUC6CAYS
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 3840x2160 at 60 Hz
2 VGA VGA 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits NUC7i3BN, NUC7i5BN, NUC7i7BN
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60 Hz
2 DisplayPort via USB Type-C USB Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 DisplayPort via USB Type-C Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
2 DisplayPort via USB Type-C USB Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kit NUC6i7KYK
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Type C  Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort  DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Type C  Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz
2 HDMI HDMI or DVI 3840x2160 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits NUC5i3RYK, NUC5i5RYK, NUC5i3RYH, NUC5i5RYH, NUC5i7RYH, NUC6i3SYK, NUC6i3SYH, NUC6i5SYK, NUC6i5SYH
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 3840x2160 at 60 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits NUC5i3MYHE, NUC5i5MYHE, and Intel® NUC Boards NUC5i3MYBE, NUC5i5MYBE
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-DisplayPort 1 DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort 2 DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kit DE3815TYKHE
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
2 VGA VGA 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits D54250WYK, D54250WYKH, D34010WYK, D34010WYKH and Intel® NUC Boards D54250WYB, D34010WYB
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 3840x2160 at 30 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 2580x1600 @ 60 Hz
2 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains first monitor/TV to second monitor/TV 2560x1600 @ 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kit DC53427HYE and Intel® NUC Board D53427RKE
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 DisplayPort 1 DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
2 DisplayPort 2 DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits DC3217IYE, DCCP847DYE, and Intel® NUC Boards D33217GKE, DCP847SKE
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI 1 HDMI or DVI 1920x1200
2 HDMI 2 HDMI or DVI 1920x1200
Intel® NUC Kit DC3217BY and Intel® NUC Board D33217CK
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200
2 DisplayPort (Thunderbolt™ Interface) DisplayPort 2560x1600 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits NUC5CPYH, NUC5PPYH, and NUC5PGYH
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI, DisplayPort, or DVI 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
2 VGA  VGA 1920x1080 at 60 Hz

Triple display configurations

Intel® NUC Kits NUC7i3BN, NUC7i5BN, NUC7i7BN
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-DisplayPort
(over USB Type-C)
DisplayPort 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
2 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains first monitor/TV to second monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
3 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains second monitor/TV to third monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kit NUC6i7KYK
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 4096x2160 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz
3 Type C  Type C, HDMI, or DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60 Hz
Intel® NUC Kits NUC5i3RYH, NUC5i3RYK, NUC5i5RYH, NUC5i5RYK, NUC5i7RYH, NUC5i5MYHE, NUC5i3MYHE, and Intel® NUC Boards NUC5i5MYBE, NUC5i3MYBE
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
2 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains first monitor/TV to second monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
3 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains second monitor/TV to third monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz

For this Multi-Stream Transport (daisy-chained) configurations, all displays and cables must support the DisplayPort 1.2 specification. Daisy-chaining describes the ability to connect multiple monitors using a single connection between each one.

Intel® NUC Kits D54250WYK, D54250WYKH, D34010WYK, D34010WYKH, and Intel® NUC Boards D54250WYB, D34010WYB
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200 at 60 Hz
2 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 3840x2160 at 30 Hz
3 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains second monitor/TV to third monitor/TV 3840x2160 at 30 Hz

Or

Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 Mini-DisplayPort DisplayPort 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
2 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains first monitor/TV to second monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz
3 N/A DisplayPort cable daisy-chains second monitor/TV to third monitor/TV 1920x1080 at 60 Hz

For this Multi-Stream Transport (daisy-chained) configurations, all displays and cables must support the DisplayPort 1.2 specification. Daisy-chaining describes the ability to connect multiple monitors using a single connection between each one.

Intel® NUC Kit DC53427HYE and Intel® NUC Board D53427RKE In this configuration, the two displays that you connect to the mini DisplayPort ports must be native DisplayPort-capable. Adapters that change DisplayPort to HDMI or DVI will not work. It is also best that the first display be HDMI without any adapters. 
Display Intel NUC Port TV/Monitor Port Max Resolution
1 HDMI HDMI or DVI 1920x1200
2 Mini-DisplayPort 1 DisplayPort 1920x1200
3 Mini-DisplayPort 2 DisplayPort 1920x1200

Customer Report: triple display on the Intel NUC Kit DC53427HYE works with the following configuration:

  • First display: VGA monitor connected to DisplayPort 1 with a DP-to-VGA cable adapter (QVS* MDPV-MF)
  • Second display: VGA monitor connected to DisplayPort 2 with a DP-to-VGA cable adapter (QVS MDPV-MF)
  • Third display: HDMI monitor connected to the HDMI port with an HDMI cable
 
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