Shuttle SZ170R8 LGA 1151 (Socket H4) Desktop PC barebones Black
Socket LGA 1151, Intel Z170 PCH, 4 x DDR4 2133MHz, 4 x SATAIII, 1 x eSATA, 1 x M.2, Gigabit LAN, 500W
The R8 among the XPC cubes
The Shuttle XPC cube Barebone SZ170R8, as the company’s first model, is able to accommodate up to four 3.5 inch hard drives which makes an overall maximum capacity of up to 32TB a reality. Ideal for both home and commercial applications.
Still, there’s much room for expansion in the form of a M.2 SSD for PCI-E which means transfer rates of up to 2,5 GB/s making it up to four times faster as compared to current SATA-SSDs. However, this barebones platform is way more than just about storage – the SH170R8 has enough grunt under its aluminium bonnet to be a high-end gaming PC or a workstation for intensive graphics or even video applications. The mainboard sports Intel’s high-performance Z170 chipset that is designed for next-gen LGA 1151 Skylake processors up to the top-end Core i7 ones of the K-Series. Additionally, large dual-slot graphics cards and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory can be fitted.
The DisplayPort connector allows for connections with digital high-resolution displays. Depending on processor and display model resolutions of up to 4K/Ultra HD (3840×2160) can be achieved. Besides picture signal, DisplayPort cables can also lead digital sounds signals in excellent quality.
Goodbye cable spaghetti! Modern flat-screen TVs and large-format TFT screens can be connected to this Mini-PC with just a single thin cable. Often the audio output is also transferred in brilliant quality via the HDMI cable.
Dual-slot graphic cards? No problem!
The creative engineers at Shuttle have worked out how to fit large and incredibly powerful dual-slot graphics cards into this compact PC. The special dimensions of the cards and the unusual fan size cause no problems at all in this Mini-PC.
Shuttle’s patented Heatpipe Cooling technology with variable speed control automatically ensures maximum system stability and quiet operation in this aluminium Shuttle Mini-PC. Instead of swirling around the chassis, as is the case with conventional solutions, the warm air is specifically transferred out of the chassis.
In this model the ports and drives are hidden behind moveable panels that offer ideal protection from dust and ensure a clean, harmonious look. Not everyone needs to be able to see just what your Mini-PC can do.
Optimal air flow
Warm air is transported out of the chassis by means of cleverly arranged components, which enables a large number of parts to be cooled simultaneously in the air flow. At no time can heat build up and adversely affect the stability of the system.
Communication in the fast lane
The integrated gigabit LAN chipset opens up completely new possibilities for communication with no restriction on the speed of data transfer. Say goodbye to information bottlenecks, whether in the company network or for home Internet access.
PCI Express technology
A fast X16-PCI-E slot enables the use of modern 3D graphics cards and other expansion cards that have to transfer huge amounts of data at ultra-rapid speeds.
External eSATA port
With this interface external hard drives can reach the same speeds as inbuilt versions. Just give it a try.
For a longer life and more system stability
All the components of the highly integrated mainboard of this PC are fitted with modern solid capacitors, which offer six times the lifespan of normal capacitors.
Shuttle opts for lightweight aluminium
The use of aluminium in Mini-PCs has significant advantages. Aluminium has an ideal balance between weight and strength, does not rust and is not sensitive to magnetism. Its thermal conductivity is four times higher than steel. All in all, it’s a perfect material for Mini-PCs.
Intel chipset inside
Play it safe with the reliable chipsets from the world’s largest chip manufacturer. Intel chipsets have proven themselves over many years, have been presented with awards by the trade press and offer the best possible degree of compatibility.
The interface for the fastest of memory media
Internal drives to be used inside this Mini-PC can transfer data at a speed of up to 6 Gbit/s. Hard drives thus run significantly faster and brand-new media technologies such as SSDs can use their full potential. Be sure to look for SATA 6 Gbit/s.
The fastest connection to external peripheral devices available to date
The USB 3.0 connectors of this model allow for data transfer of up to 5 Gbit/s (625 MB/s). This enables external devices such as USB hard disks to be connected and run at nearly the same speed as their internal siblings. USB 3.0 is downward compatible so that also devices of previous USB generations can be hooked up.
Intelligent fan control
The Smart Fan system promises low operating noise with its large, slowly rotating fans. which generate a very large airflow and have automatic variable speed control.
Generous supply of USB ports
You can never have enough of those versatile USB ports. This Shuttle Mini-PC offers 8 ports, with further ports for internal expansions located on the mainboard.
8-channel HD audio
The superior high-definition sound not only gives that perfect cinema feeling at home. it also offers optimal sound quality for your Skype VOIP telephone conferencing. Conveniently located ports ensure ultimate user friendliness.