Shuttle Launches 2 New XPC Barebones

2006/02/22

Shuttle has today launched 2 new XPC Barebone products: the XPC SD36G5M for Intel processors and the XPC SN21G5 for AMD.

Head of XPC Barebone Product Marketing, Troy Yang made the announcement. “Combining the most popular features of previous XPC products with the latest advances in PC technology, the XPC SD36G5M and XPC SN21G5 are aimed to be the most versatile XPC solutions for mainstream home or office users in 2006.”

The XPC SD36G5M and XPC SN21G5 retain the look and feel of successful XPC products from previous years: both are based upon Shuttle’s G5 chassis, generally regarded as the company’s most stylish and refined design; (and one if the smallest) and both are compatible with standard PC components making them easy to assemble and upgrade. Upon this solid platform Shuttle have incorporated the features and technological improvements that will help these XPCs become the home, media center, and office market segment leaders in 2006.

New feature highlights include:

The latest onboard graphics technology from Intel or NVIDIA featuring, as standard, full DirectX 9 support and multimedia acceleration capabilities ensuring compatibility and performance with modern applications, games and media formats, at no extra cost.
Support for PCI Express expansion cards including high-end 3D graphics accelerators such as the NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon series of products.
Full compliance with RoHS standards.
Support for current dual core processors, in the form of the Intel Pentium D or Athlon64 X2 series, as well as earlier-generation single core CPUs.
With the XPC SD36G5M or XPC SN21G5 users are able to create fully customize systems that meet their own particular needs. Some possibilities offered by Shuttle include:

Family XPC
Reliable and easy to use the XPC SN21G5 includes features your whole family can use, every day. Connect with web surfing, email, and instant messaging; enjoy high quality movies and music; even learn with educational and reference software. The XPC SN21G5 combines features, style, and value to make it the most versatile platform for the modern home.

Gaming XPC
PCI Express graphics ready, the XPC SN21G5 is easily transformed into a high-performance gaming system. Delivering performance to match a full sized desktop PC, the XPC SN21G5’s small size and great looks make it perfect for LAN parties and gaming tournaments.

Media Center PC with Intel Viiv technology
Enjoy the power and versatility of a modern PC, in your living room. Experience the complete home entertainment experience of movies, games, music and online content, with the XPC SD36G5M.

Family or Office PC
Build your own small, quite, and stylish PC system ready to tackle your everyday computing needs. With the power to run the latest office productivity applications, reference software, games, and more, the XPC SD36G5M offers all the functions of a traditional PC system, in a chassis one-third the size.

Depending on local markets the XPC SD36G5M and XPC SN21G5 are expected to be available in stores in 3 to 4 weeks.

For more information on these products please visit the product web pages at:
XPC SD36G5M http://global.shuttle.com/products/productsDetail?productId=80
XPC SN21G5 http://global.shuttle.com/products/productsDetail?productId=88

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