Shuttle's SV24 cube computer
A cube for the rest of us
WHEN WE POSTED
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about Shuttle's new "cube" computer a couple of weeks ago, I was surprised at the amount of enthusiasm for this little box. Personally, though, I already had the bug. I had told myself I'd stick to the course of reviewing new processors, video chips, and the like, but when Shuttle offered an SV24 for review, I couldn't pass up the chance to play with one.
The appeal is obvious, I suppose. This thing is a tiny little box, measuring roughly 10.5" x 7.5" x 6.75". No, it's not really a cube, but these dimensions fit it perfectly: it has just enough room for everything you could need in a small PC: a hard drive, DVD or CD-RW drive, floppy drive, and even a PCI card. Plus at least one of every kind of port you could name. To get the lowdown on the SV24, complete with plenty of pictures, read on....