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Shuttle Introduces a New Media Centre Mini-PC Platform to Meet High Definition Requirements

First Mini-PC to Support 16GB of DDR2 Memory / Intel G45 Express Chipset for Smooth Playback of HD Content



ELMSHORN, Germany, November 12/PRNewswire/ -- Shuttle Inc., the market leader in the Mini-PC segment and manufacturer of Multi-Form-Factor solutions today announces its brand-new XPC Barebone with Intel G45 Express chipset. The Shuttle XPC Barebone SG45H7 is ideally suited to deliver high-resolution 1080p picture quality. Furthermore, heat dissipation and noise level have been further improved in this model. As a unique feature amongst Mini-PCs, up to 16GB of DDR2 memory can be installed in four memory banks.

"The integrated Intel GMA X4500HD graphics engine with Intel Clear-Video technology ensures effortless and brilliant HD-playback", explained Tom Seiffert, Head of Marketing & PR at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH. "For even enhanced performance, the PCI-E-2.0 slot can also be equipped with dual slot graphics cards."

High connectivity can be found on both the front and rear panel of the XPC Barebone SG45H7 revealing a wide range of connectors and interfaces. Gigabit LAN, 8 channel audio, optical SPDIF, HDMI and VGA, FireWire, USB 2.0 and eSATA are available.

Intel processors of the Core 2 Duo/Quad series with 1333/1066/800 MHz FSB can be used. The well-tried heatpipe cooling system characteristic of Shuttle XPC models has been optimised so that it cools even more quietly and more effectively.

The SG45H7 is powered by a new, highly-efficient 300 Watt power supply and can therefore be used in conjunction with the most demanding components. Its 80 PLUS-Certification guarantees this. The quiet fan with a larger diameter of 5 cm provides optimum cooling to the power supply.

The Shuttle XPC Barebone SG45H7 is now available from specialist retailers. Shuttle's recommended price is EUR 319 (ex VAT). Suppliers can be found on Shuttle's European website.


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Shuttle XPC Barebone SG45H7
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Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH
PR Department
Fritz-Strassmann-Str. 5
25337 Elmshorn (GERMANY)
http://www.shuttle.eu
presse@shuttle.eu

Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
Tom Seiffert
+49-4121-476-885
t.seiffert@shuttle.eu

Europe (The Netherlands, Italy, Belgium (Flemish-speaking region), UK,
Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark)
Christian Scheibel
+49-4121-476-891
c.scheibel@shuttle.eu

Europe (France, Spain, Belgium (French-speaking region))
Guillaume Baligand
+49-4121-476-898
g.baligand@shuttle.eu

Source: Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH

Posted by Shane Sturgeon, November 13, 2008 3:16 AM

About Shane Sturgeon

Shane Sturgeon is the Co-Publisher and Chief Technologist of HDTV Magazine, an industry publication with HDTV roots going back to 1984, when Dale Cripps founded The HDTV Newsletter. Today, HDTV Magazine is a leading online resource for HDTV news and information and captures the eyes and imaginations of over 3 million visitors annually. Mr. Sturgeon has a background in information technology and has served in various consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Verizon Communications, Proctor & Gamble and Nationwide Insurance. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University.