The subject NUC works with the new flight sim with Medium Rendering Quality, which is very good (I have to admit I already had bought a very good graphics card and a container for it, but maybe it really wasn't needed).
jdmcox, Thank you for posting in the Intel® Communities Support.
Thank you very much as well for providing your feedback about the Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i7HVK and sharing it with all the peers in the Intel® forums, we are really glad to hear that the new Microsoft Flight Simulator is working properly with your platform.
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