PC Express, Intel Launch the Small but Powerful Cobalt NUC

PC Express recently partnered with Intel for its COBALT Desktop Packages which features the small-but-awesome Intel NUC or ‘Next Unit of Computing’ PC models.

Intel NUC

The Intel NUC pride itself for holding a lot of power for a very small package. The 4 x 4 inch Intel NUC contains a specially designed miniature motherboard that can hold the latest Core i-series processors.

Aside from its compact size and power, Intel Philippines Channel Platform Manager Jason TY said that the latest generation of Intel NUC is energy-efficient and will come with features that will surely wow both consumers for both home and commercial.


Here are the NUC’s most notable latest features:

  • The NUC is now equipped with 5th Gen Core i3, Core i5 and soon, the Core i7 processors. However it also comes in Atom and Celeron.
  • The processors contain the Intel HD Graphics 5500 with 4K display capabilities.
  • The NUC supports 2.5” HDD and M.2 SSD for full storage capacity.
  • The NUC is also an entertainment hub with consumer infrared sensors for remote capabilities, a 7.1 surround sound and mini HDMI video interface.
  • The NUC also has a replaceable lid for customization and a high-speed USB 3.0 charging port.

The NUC has been around here in the Philippines for three years already and has been sold on a bare per unit only basis. With the PC Express COBALT Desktop Packages, consumers can now choose from three fully dressed-up PC packages that is designed for all kinds of users.


The COBALT PRO which comes packed with an Intel Core i5 Processor 4250U 1.3GHz dual-core

  • Turbo Boost 2.6GHz
  • Intel HD Graphics 5000
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 1TB Mobile HDD
  • Intel WiFi 802.11ac
  • 21.5″ LED monitor
  • USB Keyboard and mouse
  • Windows 8.1 OEM
  • Php 38,995 at 12 months, 0% Interest (less Php4,000 for cash)

The COBALT MAINSTREAM with Intel Core i3 5010U 2.1GHz dual-core

  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB Mobile HDD
  • Intel WiFi 802.11ac
  • 18.5″ LED monitor
  • USB Keyboard and mouse
  • Windows 8.1 OEM
  • Php28,995 at 12 months, 0% Interest (less Php3,000 for cash)

The COBALT ENTRY with Intel Celeron N2820 2.39GHz dual-core

  • Intel HD Graphics
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 500GB Mobile HDD
  • 15.6″ LED monitor
  • USB Keyboard and mouse
  • Windows 8.1 OEM
  • Php 19,995 at 12 months, 0% Interest (less Php2,000 for cash)
Intel Officer

Jesse Leander Tan of PC Express


PC Express VP for Sales and Marketing Jesse Leander Tan added that all the packages are fully customizable and comes loaded with some of the most popular games and applications. He also added that all PC Express bundles comes with an enhanced warranty services of 2 Years Full Service Warranty and 1 Year Replacements on Defective Parts! Just visit any PC Express stores and have your units replaced or repaired.

Intel NUC Explained

Intel’s Channel Platform Manager Jason Ty


The COBALT Desktop Packages are now available nationwide in all PC Express outlets and beginning April, Mr. Tan also announced that they’ll be having a special promo on the NUC Celeron model (PC Unit only with keyboard, mouse, RAM and drive) – it will be available for promo price of 9,995.00 pesos only!

GBB Back NUC 2015 Flier (2)

Jason Ty Talks About the Latest Generation of Intel NUC:

PC Express VP for Sales and Marketing Jesse Leander Tan Talks About the PC Express Cobalt Desktop Packages:

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