Intel has this week announced it will be discontinuing the range of Intel 10nm CPU Based NUC mini PC systems together with several other 14nm NUCs the form of the NUC8I3CYSM, NUC8I3CYSN, NUC5CPYH, NUC5i3RYHS ,NUC5i3RYHSN, NUC5i5RYHS and NUC5PPYH. Although the Core i3-8121U has not been formally discontinued as yet. Intel has requested that interested parties requiring Crimson Canyon NUC SFF PCs to make their final orders by December 27th 2019, or cancel/return them by that date if they no longer wish to keep the systems they may have ordered. The final NUCs powered by the Cannon Lake processors will be shipped by February 28th 2020.
The notification of the discontinuation of the NUC mini PC systems was issued by Intel via a product update notice :
Key Characteristics of the Change:Product Discontinuance
Forecasted Key Milestones:
Product Discontinuance Program Support Begins: October 28, 2019
Product Discontinuance Demand To Local Intel Representative: November 11, 2019
Last Product Discontinuance Order Date: December 27, 2019
Orders are Non-Cancelable and Non-Returnable After: December 27, 2019
Last Product Discontinuance Shipment Date: February 28, 2020
Last Product Return Date: December 27, 2019
Description of Change to the Customer:
This Product Discontinuance Announcement on the above-listed Intel® NUC family allows Intel customers to take shipments up to 28th February 2020, while supply is available. If you are currently using these order codes, be sure to contact your authorized Intel representative and inform them of your requirements through this time frame.
Customer Impact of Change and Recommended Action:
All orders placed on or after the Last Product Discontinuance Order date are non-cancelable / non-returnable orders. Milestone dates are estimates and subject to change based on business and operational conditions.