Thursday, January 12th 2012

Shuttle Introduces the XH61 LGA 1155 Barebone

Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC Mini-PC Barebones, has announced the launch of the XH61, a new 3-litre PC for Intel's Sandy Bridge processors.

Barely 7 cm high, this Slim-PC barebone extends the product range and introduces a modern 32 nm-architecture CPU platform. The Intel H61 Express chipset selected for this new product supports second-generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors for the LGA1155 socket with a TDP of max. 65 W. The two memory banks on the pre-installed motherboard can take DDR3 modules up to a total capacity of 16 GB.


The XH61 is provided with UEFI and has 4x SATA 3 Gbit/s, 6x USB 2.0, 7.1 Sound, Gigabit-LAN and Kensington Lock. An HDMI and D-Sub port in combination with the graphics function integrated in the second-generation Intel Core processors enable dual monitoring and smooth HD playback.

The compact case (24.2 x 20 x 7.3 cm) still provides space for an optical Slimline drive and 2.5" hard disk or SSD. An external 90 W power unit provides a noiseless energy supply. The optionally available PS01 pedestal accessory enables vertical operation. Alternatively, the optional PV02 VESA monitor mount allows the user to fit the XH61 to a range of screens and surfaces.

"With the XH61, we can now fit second-generation Intel Core processors in our smallest and fastest PCs", states Tom Seiffert, Head of Marketing & PR at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH. "The practical format of the XH61 and its predecessor, the XG41, has proven its worth and will continue to be developed in future. 3-litre PCs represent a good compromise between space requirements and computing performance."

The recommended price for the Shuttle Barebone XH61 is EUR 146 (ex VAT).
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4 Comments on Shuttle Introduces the XH61 LGA 1155 Barebone

#1
Completely Bonkers
What's behind that front panel? Hopefully some USB ports as well as a slim drive slot
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#2
Assimilator
The I/O options available on that thing are absolutely pathetic.
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Freedom4556
by: Assimilator
The I/O options available on that thing are absolutely pathetic.
Yeah, needs an DVI, at least two more usb, preferably some 3.0 ports and at least 5.1 audio. This is bad even for a pre-built. Barebones should be better. C'mon Shuttle. :shadedshu
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#4
Esse
by: Completely Bonkers
What's behind that front panel? Hopefully some USB ports as well as a slim drive slot
Looks to be two slots, top is OSD and bottom is 2xUSB and Audio In/Audio Out.

As above though the I/O on this isn't that great.
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