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The Shuttle D’VO Series is the latest in home entertainment platform. Experience visually stunning High-Definition video playback, paired with the finest cinematic surround sound effects. Home theater is only a Shuttle D’VO platform away.

Shuttle has been hailed as one of the premier providers of small form factor (SFF) PCs in the market for many many years.

Today we take a look at their latest HTPC flagship – the SG33G5M.It comes with the acronym D’VO, which stands for Digital Visualized Opera, and it’s equipped with Intel’s latest integrapted graphics chipset, the G33 Express. The Shuttle D’VO Series is the latest SFF XPC in the home entertainment platform. Experience visually stunning High-Definition video playback, paired with the finest cinematic surround sound effects. Home theater is only a Shuttle D’VO platform away.

The main features of this little shiny -really shiny- gem of a SFF include: the implementation of integrated HDMI output utilizing the Intel G33 graphics core and sound via the onboard Realtek ALC888DD chipset. Other features include integrated wireless LAN, Biometric Fingerprint recogntion, Speedlink connectivity and Dolby DTS 5.1 via SPDIF Optical which will enhance and maximize your home theater experience.

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The D’VO is an astonishingly small machine with its brushed onyx-black aluminium cover, chrome-coated mirror finishing on the front panel. Enough bling to make a real opera diva want to use the front panel as a mirror!

 

We shall go into specifications next!

FORM FACTORShuttle Form Factor (G Chassis)
PROCESSORIntel Core 2 Quad,Core 2 Duo,Dual-Core,Pentium 4,Celeron 400 series support
FSB 800/1066/1333MHz support
CHIPSETIntel G33 + ICH9DH
MEMORY2 x 240 pin DDR2 DIMM slots,2GB per DIMM (Max 4GB)
Dual Channel DDR2 667/800MHz
VGABuilt-in Intel GMA 3100 256bit 3D engine with a powerful 400MHz core and DirectX 9.0
Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0 supports up to 384MB of video memory
AUDIORealtek ALC888DD
7.1 channel High Definition Audio
support Dolby Digital Live! and DTS
ETHERNETMarvell 88E8056
IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T specification revision 1.0
100Mb/s and 1Gb/s operation
Support Wake-On-LAN function
IEEE1394 (firewire)TI TSB43AB22A
Complise with 1394 OHCI specification revision 1.0
Support 400Mb/s,200Mb/s,100Mb/s transfer rate
Storage Interface3) 3.0Gb/s bandwidth SATA II
(2) 3.0Gb/s bandwidth eSATA
(1) Ultra DMA/100 IDE channel
(1) Floppy
Onboard Connectors3) SATA connectors
(1) ATA100 bus IDE connector
(2) 2×5 pin USB 2.0 header
(1) Floppy connector
(1) ATX main power connector
(1) ATX 12V power connector
(1) set 4pin fan connectors
(1) set 3pin fan connectors
(1) PS/2 keyboard and mouse header
Front Panel(2) UBS 2.0 ports
(1) mini IEEE 1394 port
(1) Microphone-In
(1) Earphone-Out
Power-On button
Reset button
Power LED
HDD LED
Back Panel(1) PCI-E x16 slot
(1) PCI slot
(1) RJ45 Gigabit LAN port
(2) eSATA port
(1) HDMI port
(4) USB 2.0 ports
(1) VGA port
(1) Line-in port
(1) Front out port
(1) Side Surround out port
(1) Rear Surround out port
(1) Center/Bass port
(1) S/PDIF Out port
(1) S/PDIF in port (Option)
(1) IEEE1394 port
(1) Clear CMOS button
(1) Printer port fixture
(1) Wireless Antenna fixture
Expansion Bay(2) 3.5′ bay
(1) 5.25′ bay
Dimensions310(L) x 200(W) x 185(H) mm
Power250W
Input:100-240V AC
Dimensions:190(L) x 82(W) x 43(H) mm
AccessoriesMainboard User manual
Mainboard CD-Driver
XPC Installation Guide
FDD Cable
CD-ROM Cable(pre-install)
SATA cable(pre-install)
HDMI to DVI converter
Power cord
Others:
Remote control
Screws
Heatsink Compound