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Shuttle SX58H7
6.0 out of 10

Shuttle SX58H7

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Overall 10
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Quite Possibly the Best PC Ever

TERJE B., Newegg
21 March 2016
  • Summary: This is my 4 Shuttle PC and I still love this brand, all of the Capacitors are solid metal (not Electrolytic) so they last about 5x as long as usual, meaning the PC will not go back from leaking caps.
  • Pros: Still going VERY strong in 2016 from 2009 Can actually upgrade to 8GB DDR3 ram (x3 or x4) for 24GB or 32GB Can Overclock even the i7-920 to 3.5GHz using stock cooler. If no optical, can fit 2x 120mm Fans + Water Cooled Radiator for CPU (can overclock even higher) Can upgrade to (now cheap) Xeon p...
  • Cons: Has many USB2.0 ports, but no USB3.0 (not that I have a use for them). Stock cover for PC needs more ventilation to keep loaded PC cool (55C idle) CPU Runs fairly hot if air overclocked (80C is well within CPU specs max is 100C) No support for mSata/M.2 type SSD cards, but standard 2.5" SSDs deli...
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Overall 10
10

Best Shuttle Yet

Allan W., Newegg
9 March 2010
  • Summary: This is the third Shuttle XPC I've purchased in the last 4-5 years. This one is more quiet than the others I've purchased. The ICE and well designed mobo is what motivates me to keep buying these little gems.
  • Pros: Super quiet. Easy assembly. Well engineered mobo. ICE CPU heatsink/pipes.
  • Cons: Where's the 1394? Not real thrilled over the glossy painted aluminum cover. It (micro) scratches too easy. The brushed anodized aluminum on my other Shuttles are more durable.
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Overall 10
10

Great Time-Saving Case!

Laurence L., Newegg
9 January 2010
  • Summary: Readily accepted 16GB G.Skill RipJaws RAM (NewEgg # N82E16820231312), i7-950 (NewEgg # N82E16819115211), and a NVidia 9800 (NewEgg # N82E16814130435) - actual items I ordered and installed in my case. They're not on the official "supported" list, but work just fine in my rig.
  • Pros: Pre-built internals, just drop in CPU, RAM, Storage, and Video Card. IDE headers, SATA headers, E-SATA headers all readily accessible, plenty of upper head-room for taller memory sticks. My rig is running 16Gigs of RAM and an i7-950 The cooling fan runs silent/idle most of the time. "Top speed" f...
  • Cons: Only 2 PCIe slots - shop carefully for "single slot" video cards if you want to keep that 2nd slot free! See my shopping list below for what I used. But really, whatcha expect for a tiny case - sacrifices have to be made.
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Overall 10
10

Great little beast!

Kelly D., Newegg
3 September 2009
  • Summary: If you are looking for x58 power but in a SFF... STOP.... this is the ONLY way to go. I tried to build my own SFF system but every time I looked at it I wished I had just bought the sx58h7. So if size is a major deciding factor in your purchase do not think twice about buying this.
  • Pros: It was exactly what I was looking for in size and power. The smallest x58 setup available with premium quality parts. The cooling system is very quiet (my notebook's fan is louder) yet effective. Was the easiest setup ever. Purchased it at the perfect time because now it is fully Snow(ing) right ...
  • Cons: The loud fan at startup is kinda too loud. Might wake up your neighbors...lol. I wish it would have come with a bracket for 2.5" drives since that is what I am using. Also, as others have noted, the third SATA cable is not a standard cable. I had an extra so that wasn't a problem for me.
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Extremely Pleased

Brad G., Newegg
7 August 2009
  • Summary: Some info for people getting ready to build their own: Memory: 3 Corsair Dominators fit with a little room to spare even though they have HUGE heatsinks, getting one in the fourth slot looks like it may be a bit too tight. Video Card: I bought the MSI 4890 OC 1GB card and it fits very nicely.
  • Pros: Flawless internal design. Shuttle uses just about every cubic inch of internal space while leaving enough room for adequate air flow. The fan and cooling system keeps everything chilled and whisper quiet. Great looking case and solid too; everything is of high quality. Shuttle does an exceptional...
  • Cons: I would've liked a handle built/incorporated into the case design since this box begs you to carry it somewhere.
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Overall 10
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Great Value - Works Perfectly

William F., Newegg
22 July 2009
  • Summary: * This is my second Shuttle (the first was a Pentium 4 machine). They are a great design. * The SX58H7 is cost effective when you consider that you get a case, power supply and motherboard in the base price. * The case supplies adequate air cooling through the rear fans and side air inlet vents.
  • Pros: * Perfect SFF dimensions - great design packing a lot of stuff into the case volume. * Core I7 motherboard. * Accommodates 4 DDR3 Memory sticks. * Quiet 500W Power Supply. * ESATA and USB on front panel * Building your own system, you can save about $1,000 USD over a pre assembled system with the...
  • Cons: * You can only fit so much into such a small package, e.g. a double width video card blocks the second expansion slot. * You need to buy an additional SATA cable if you install two hard disks and use a SATA optical drive (an EIDE cable is included). * No firewire
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Overall 10
10

best xpc yet...

Anonymous, Newegg
11 June 2009
  • Summary: i miss having a media card reader built-in
  • Pros: been a fan of shuttle for years and this one did not disappoint. i was hesitating because of the price but managed to get an open-box item for $479. the system came in perfect condition and with everything i need. i was up and running in no time. beats my old sn25p system which i now use as a med...
  • Cons: no firewire and really only has room for 1 graphics card (with those humongous heatsinks) also, the button on the faceplate doesnt seem to lineup with my bluray drive which i had to improvise a little bit
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Impressed

Anonymous, Newegg
22 May 2009
  • Summary: Even though the price is a bit steep, I'm very happy with it and would recommend it to anyone needing a gaming pc in carry-on handbag size. i7 920 @ 3Ghz 6GB OCZ DDR3 1600 2 x 150GB Velociraptor RAID 0 EVGA GTX 285 1GB
  • Pros: The design of the case is very well thought out, airflow and cooling is great for its size and there is some overclocking potential. The PSU provides enough power even for a GTX 295. I have my i7 920 at 3GHz, it stays cool and my system is still quiet.
  • Cons: Its a bit hot, but I expected that. I wish there was some kind of an intake fan somewhere, heat is the only limitation when it comes to overclocking. I have gotten my i7 up to 3.4GHz but I couldn't stand the fan noise needed to cool it.
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Hooray Shuttle!

Grae S., Newegg
7 May 2009
  • Summary: It just got here today. The rest; cpu, HDD, graphics card, sound card, DVD should be here tomorrow. my build: SX58H7 intel core i7 920 2.66Ghz OCZ Gold 3GB (3 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory model OCZ3G1600LV3GK two Western Digital Caviar Black...
  • Pros: -small size will fit in an FAA maximum carry on sized peli case. -two 3.5 drive bays -headers for ps/2 and parallel (sold separately, i ordered them) -excellent quality case paint (I'm going to put some automotive wax on it) -500 watt power supply -cool heat pipes and heat sinks for chip set -hea...
  • Cons: When I open my wallet, one of those cartoon flies comes out. My LAN friends with full sized cases might question my "tiny PC." Mine is not built yet
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Nice little package!

Jason I., Newegg
5 May 2009
  • Summary: Installed Hardware: Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 2 x Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model BL2KIT25664BA1336 2 x Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA...
  • Pros: Well built case, installing the CPU/Memory/Video Card/Peripherals was a snap. I'm writing this review using it, with Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty), which installed everything perfectly. It's quieter than most full cases and has a great motherboard. The case is the size of two shoe boxes stacked on top of ...
  • Cons: -Expensive. -The extra SATA cable doesn't fit a standard internal drive connection (thankfully the DVD drive I purchased came with it's own). -The mobo has a warning sticker that says not to use memory modules with voltages over 1.65v. I purchased 1.8v DDR3 RAM, but changed the voltage output to ...
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