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  • Short, 16" Rack Depth

    Compact and space-saving 1U rack-mount chassis with short rack depth: 1.75" H x 16.5" W x 16" D and mounting options for a number of cabinet sizes

  • High-Performance

    Single Intel® Core™ i5, i7, or i9 processor and up to 32GB RAM

  • PCI Express Expansion

    (1) PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot for full-length, full-height card, or (2) slots with select motherboards

  • Extensive Storage

    Up to (2) removable hard drives and up to 1-2 additional fixed internal drives, all up to 4TB each

  • Additional Configurations

    Built-to-order configurations to suit your needs (please inquire about minimum quantities)

  • Application Support

    We work directly with our customers every day to ensure that our computers meet their unique requirements

The Nucleus 1U is a sleek, compact, high-performance system designed by NextComputing for appliance, workstation, or server use in a variety of environments.

At 16” deep and 1U depth, the Nucleus 1U still packs the power of enterprise-class performance and full-size PCI Express expansion.

The Nucleus 1U opens up a realm of possibilities with its compact form factor and multitude of expansion options:

  • Use as a video switcher or encoder in environments where you need the power, but don’t have the space
  • Integrate a high-speed PCIe network card for use as a compact server
  • Run high-quality graphics for digital signage, regardless of space constraints
  • Utilize a powerful GPU for processing of computation-heavy tasks that don’t necessarily involve graphics
  • Use it as a small, powerful workstation, either directly at the desk, or remotely from a centrally managed location

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System Specs
Available CPUs
  • Single Intel Core, Intel Xeon, or AMD Ryzen 7 processor
  • Single or dual Intel Xeon processors
Memory Up to 16GB DDR3 1600MHz or 32GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM
PCI Expansion
  • (1) PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot for full-length, full-height card
  • (2) PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots for full-length, full-height cards with select motherboard and Intel Core processor (see your Sales Engineer for details)
  • Up to (2) front-access removable SATA or Solid State hard drives
  • Up to (2) fixed 9.5mm SATA or Solid State Drives -or- (1) fixed 15mm SATA hard drive
Available Drive Capacities / Features
  • SATA up to 2TB each
  • SAS up to 2TB each (or 10K RPM up to 1.8TB each)
  • Solid State Drives up to 4TB each
  • Encryption options available
RAID Onboard RAID 0/1/5/10, or via add-on PCIe RAID controller
Operating Systems Windows 2012 and 2016 server, Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate, Windows 8.1 Pro/Ultimate, and Windows 10 Pro
Power 350 Watt 80 PLUS® Gold certified power supply
Physical 16.75” (42.54cm) W—not including side rails x 1.75” (4.44cm) H x 16”(40.64cm) D
Warranty 1 year parts and labor; 2nd and 3rd year warranties available
Datasheet (PDF)

Nucleus 1U Datasheet

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