Shuttle announces it first Intel Broadwell-based fanless PC. While Broadwell has a nice ring to it, the processor in this system is the low-end Intel Celeron 3205U 1.5GHz dual-core
processor. The system ships in barebone configuration for 192EUR (excl. VAT).
Following the introduction of the
XH97V and SH97R6 barebone PC models that have been prepared for the
fifth generation of Intel Core processors, Shuttle today introduces a
new member to the product family - the DS57U. This is the company's
first barebone PC with a built-in Broadwell processor.
As a successor to the DS47 and DS437 models, the DS57U also belongs to
the 1 litre PC class. The DS57U is delivered as a barebone PC and
includes the case, motherboard, cooling system and power supply unit
as its core components as standard.
The system is powered by a pre-installed Intel Celeron 3205U dual-core
processor (2x 1.5 GHz), which also is part of the delivery. The 14-nm
architecture and power consumption of less than 15 W promise low
energy costs together with improved performance.
The completely fanless DS57U not only works remarkably quietly, it is
almost maintenance-free, as the passive cooling ensures that no dust
is sucked into the machine.
Once the two screws on both covers of the steel case are undone, space
for one 2.5" hard drive or SSD drive and two SO-DIMM sockets with a
capacity for up to 16 GB of DDR3L memory comes to light. One Mini-PCI
Express slot (full-size) is available for additional expansions, e.g.
an mSATA module. A second Mini-PCI Express slot (half-size) comes
already fitted with a WLAN module.
With its ultra-slim dimensions of 20 x 3.95 x 16.5 cm (DWH), the DS57U
as the first Shuttle barebone sports two Intel Gigabit Ethernet
interfaces. Plus, 2x USB 3.0, 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI and audio ports
can be found. Also at the rear side of the machine sits a multi-pin
connector for remote power-on (e.g. in the case of fixed installation
in an awkward position). The front panel unveils a card reader, four
USB 2.0 ports and two RS-232 interfaces for connecting peripheral
"We are delighted to expand our product family with the DS57U, which
adds the latest Intel processor generation to our portfolio. We see
the DS57U as a versatile PC platform, which can in principle be used
wherever efficiency, quietness and longevity are required. For
Shuttle, this also means a further step in the direction of vertical
markets where precisely these features are in demand," says Tom
Seiffert, Head of Marketing & PR at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH.
The DS57U can be operated in various positions, e.g. upright or
mounted on suitable surfaces or monitors with the supplied VESA mount.
The recommended retail price for the Shuttle Barebone DS57U is EUR
192.00 (ex VAT).