Taiwan Shuttle unveils mini-PC barebone XPC SX58J3, on which it is possible to carry a six-core CPU.
Describing himself as a black box with the dimensions of 33 x 21.5 x 19 centimeters, the Shuttle XPC Barebone SX58J3 mini-PC can house a quadcore processor or Intel Core i7 hexacore through its LGA 1366 socket and up to 16 GB of RAM through four DDR3 homes.
For the graphics, it must rely on two PCI-Express 16x, this suggests a multi-GPU solution like CrossFireX (ATI) or SLI (NVIDIA). The audio and wired network parts are built for them. The first is signed Realtek and compatible with 7.1 high-definition, while the second comes from Marvell announces compatibility with Gigabit Ethernet and feeds two RJ-45 ports. For the data, units are proposed at 5.25-inch external and two internal 3.5" slots in connection with SATA 3 Gb/s.
We note for the rest of USB 2.0 ports, hybrid e-SATA II/USB 2.0, headphone and microphone in number and distributed between the front and rear, and a memory card reader 4-in-1 installed facade. All powered by a block 500W 80, plus certified Bronze, this provides the user with a yield of at least 82%.
The XPC SX58J3 mini-PC barebone was announced for $680, The price at which it will of course add the cost of components to add (processor, RAM, video card, hard drive and optical drive).