The NUC 8i7HVK by Intel

I received my NUC about two days ago with the following configuration:

  • Intel 8th Gen i7 8809G processor
  • AMD GPU  Radeon RX Vega M GH
  • 32GB ram
  • 1TB NVMe SSD

8i7HVK inside


Mine is the 100W version

You may be asking yourself what the difference is, it’s the power brick.

This is great but being the geek that I am I decided to increase the storage to 2TB by adding a second NVMe SSD.  This did not go as smooth as I had hopped as I installed the new NVMe SSD into the second M.2 slot on the motherboard and proceeded to the Bios to see if it was recognized.  It was not.

Inside the NUC


inside NUC8i7hvk


As you can see below it finally sees both M.2 NVMe SSDs

NUC Bios



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