Shuttle launches mini-PC barebone with Intel X38 Express chipset
Press release, January 11; Eric Mah, DIGITIMES
Friday 11 January 2008

Shuttle has launched its XPC Barebone SX38P2 Pro, a mini-PC barebone designed for 45nm Intel processors and which can accommodate two graphics cards.

The SX38P2 Pro supports PCI Express 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and 8-channel HD-sound with Dolby Digital Live! and the DTS Connect certification. Up to three internal hard disks can be installed inside the system which can also be expanded via the two external eSATA ports.

A Mini-PCIe slot is available for used with Intel Turbo Memory to help accelerate system boot up and the loading of programs, the company highlighted.

The Shuttle XPC Barebone SX38P2 Pro is available now in specialist stores at a recommended price of 429 euros (excluding VAT) (US$499).

Shuttle XPC Barebone SX38P2 Pro




Intel X38 Express / ICH9R chipset

Compatible CPUs

Supports 45nm processors and/or current models of the Intel Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Duo Series with Socket 775 (up to FSB 1333)


Max. 8GB Dual-channel DDR2 800 (OC up to 1066MHz)


8-Channel HD-audio with Dolby Digital Live! and DTS Connect


2x PCIe 2.0 x16 (ATI CrossFire), 1x Mini-PCIe


Gigabit LAN, 2x FireWire, 8x USB 2.0 4x SATA, 2x eSATA


USB Speed-Link, Fingerprint Scanner


450W power supply (80 PLUS)



Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, January 2008

Shuttle XPC Barebone SX38P2 Pro

Shuttle XPC Barebone SX38P2 Pro
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