Shuttle announces the XPC Barebone SH81R4, a new entry-level barebone for Intel LGA1150 processors. The barebone is sold for 179EUR (excl. VAT) and features an aluminium chassis with customizable front panel.
Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the
European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and
manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC
Mini-PC Barebones, strengthens its product offering in the versatile
cube format even more. Today sees the launch of the SH81R4 model, a 19
cm tall barebone for the latest, fourth generation of Intel Core
With its features and compatibility, the XPC Barebone SH81R4 is
positioned as a basic machine capable of meeting a particularly wide
range of requirements. It can be used as the foundation for Mini-PC
complete systems on office desks, at events, as mobile data processors
or in the home environment.
With the Intel H81 chipset as its heart, it is able to support various
LGA1150 processors and up to 16 GB of DDR3 memory. Two PCI-Express
slots (x16 and x1) allow for the addition of expansion cards. The x16
slot in Version 3.0 is also suitable for modern dual-slot graphics
cards. 2x SATA 6 Gbit/s and 1x SATA 3 Gbit/s connectors are available
for SSDs, hard disks and an optical 5.25" drive. Additional expansion
opportunities are possible thanks to two Mini-PCI-Express slots, one
of which also accepts mSATA-SSDs.
Numerous conveniently positioned and clearly visible ports are
available on the front and rear of the machine. The SH81R4 features 2x
USB 3.0, 8x USB 2.0, HDMI, DVI, Gigabit Ethernet and 5.1 Audio. Also
adding the RS-232 and S/PDIF on the motherboard, make it a
comprehensive package measuring 32.5 x 21.5 x 19cm (DWH).
A speed-controlled heatpipe cooling system with a 92 mm fan provides
effective cooling, while a highly efficient 300 W power unit reliably
supplies the entire system with energy.
"With the SH81R4 we now have an entry-level machine in cube format
based on Intel’s latest generation of Core processors," says Tom
Seiffert, Head of Marketing & PR at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH.
"The SH81R4 is following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the
SH61R4, and offers high performance and flexibility at an attractive
Shuttle's recommended retail price for the XPC Barebone SH81R4 is 179
Euros (ex VAT). The machine described in this press release is
available from specialist retailers Europe-wide now.
Optional accessories include the PC63J (500 W power supply unit),
H-RS232 (serial interface), WLN-C (WLAN kit) and PHD3 (mounting frame
for 2.5" drives).