[TAG] Shuttle-SD39P2: Should I buy one?
thomas.adam22 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 17:01:43 MSD 2007
On 22/07/07, Karl-Heinz Herrmann <khh at khherrmann.de> wrote:
> Well -- we run two older shuttles with Intel P4s here and do even some
> number crunching on them. They are pretty stable, they did take a new
> graphics card and a gigabit ethernet (which wasn't on board in this old
> version) and they are not extremely silent -- but astonishingly quiet
> considering they sit right next to you on the desk. The heat pipes seem
> to work pretty well, and thats the realy TDP nightmare generation of
> P4s we have in there.
Thank you for that. :) With the model I've mentioned it has Raid
support on the motherboard. :)
> What is a bit limiting -- the two PCI slots only. There is no way put
> anything additional in now. No second HD (-> no raid), no second
> optical drive (-> burner has to do all the reading as well -- but
> considering the price drop on standard burners thats no big deal).
Again, this model has space for two optical drives. :)
> So if you fancy the small size and don't want to have a bix box sitting
> under your desk -- I would go for something in the shuttle category.
I'm definitely thinking of going for it. :)
-- Thomas Adam
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