Multiple Display Configuration Options for Intel® NUC 9 Extreme and Pro Kits

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09/29/2020

This guide provides the most common multiple display configuration options.

Intel® NUC 9 Extreme and Pro Kits have the following:

  • One HDMI port (2.0a-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 BIOS and Intel® HD Graphics driver, using the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant

Two displays

Two displays option one

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

Or

Two displays

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz
2 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz

Or

Two displays option two

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz
2 N/A Daisy-chain: from DisplayPort OUT on first monitor to the DisplayPort IN on the second monitor 4096x2304 at 60Hz

Daisy-chaining describes the ability to connect multiple monitors using a single connection between each one. All displays and all cables must support the DisplayPort 1.2 specification.

 

Three displays

Three displays

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60Hz
2 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz
3 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz

Or

Three displays

Display Intel NUC port TV/monitor port Maximum supported resolution
1 HDMI HDMI 4096x2160 at 60Hz
2 Type C DisplayPort 4096x2304 at 60Hz
3 N/A Daisy-chain: from DisplayPort OUT on first monitor to the DisplayPort IN on the second monitor 4096x2304 at 60Hz

Daisy-chaining describes the ability to connect multiple monitors using a single connection between each one. All displays and all cables must support the DisplayPort 1.2 specification.

Note Additional monitors can be available from the Discrete Graphics card. See the list of compatible Graphics cards in the Intel® Product Compatibility Tool

 

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Cables and Video Adapters for Intel NUC Display Connections
Multiple displays FAQ
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