XPC nano NC40U3

Many ports and high performance in nano format

The NC40U series comes with powerful and efficient 12th generation Intel Core processors, codenamed "Alder Lake-U". Despite the nano format with only 850 ml volume, it offers enormous connection variety and expansion options. Thus, up to three UHD displays (4K/60Hz) and up to seven USB 3.2 devices can be connected, and two NVMe/SSD cards in M.2-2280 format as well as one 2.5" hard drive (up to 15 mm thickness) can be installed. The NC40U series is ideal for Digital Signage, POS, control, office or even multimedia.

  • Intel Core i3-1215U Processor
  • Intel UHD Graphics for 12th Gen Intel Processors
  • Up to 64 GB of DDR4 SO-DIMM memory
  • 2× NVMe (RAID support), 1× SATA 2.5"
  • 1× HDMI 2.0b, 1× DisplayPort 1.4a
  • 2× M.2-2280, 1× M.2-2230
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2× USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbit), 4× USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbit), 1× USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbit) Type C
  • Always-on jumper
  • Wall/VESA mount included
M.2 Slots

Three expansion options via M.2 module

Three M.2 slots enable expansion with several data carriers and additional modules, for example for WLAN or mobile radio. Thanks to the fast PCI Express connection, high data volumes can be transported in a short time via the M.2 slot.


  • 2× M.2-2280 for two NVMe SSDs
  • M.2-2230 for a Wi-Fi module or similar

Three 4K-capable monitor connections

Various graphics outputs with ultra-high resolution digital signals, offer flexibility in the choice of displays and enable multi-monitoring. This model has one HDMI 2.0, one DisplayPort and one USB-C port that can be used simultaneously.
USB Type-C

USB Type-C

HDMI 2.0

HDMI 2.0

DisplayPort 1.4a


SO-DIMM Modules

Up to 64 GB of RAM

Modern professional applications consume a particularly large amount of memory. With two slots and therefore 64 GB of RAM in total, this Mini-PC can handle any demanding task.
Solid State Drive

Space for a 2.5" drive

As a complement to an NVMe SSD, this model also offers a home to classic data storage devices in 2.5" format*. Hard disks and SSDs in this format offer many terabytes of storage space.
(*Up to a height of 12.5 mm)

Complete Systems

w/o Operating System


WLAN Expansion Kit (M.2)
WLAN-ax/Bluetooth (M.2)
External 65W Power Supply

Product Variants

NC40U NC40U3 NC40U5 NC40U7
Processor Intel Celeron 7305 Intel Core i3-1215U Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i7-1255U
Total Cores 5 6 10 10
Performance-cores 1 2 2 2
Efficient-cores 4 4 8 8
Total Threads 5 8 12 12
PassMark CPU Mark* 2367 11176 13660 13928
* Date: 2023-08-18