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SD32G2 or wait?

Postposted on Wed May 30, 2007 12:44 am

i plan on purchasing a new shuttle by the end of summer. i love the G2 chassis. currently the SD32G2 will only support C2D. any chance someone knows if a quad core capable G2 is on the horizon? i plan on purchasing after the july price cuts. thanks.
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Postposted on Wed May 30, 2007 11:34 pm

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Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:07 pm

SG33G5 is a G case with the G5 faceplate. It supports Quads.
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Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:33 pm

oldDummy wrote:SG33G5 is a G case with the G5 faceplate. It supports Quads.
Good Luck,
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Darn...if I had known that.... :-?
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Re: SD32G2 or wait?

Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:36 pm

dropshadow wrote:i plan on purchasing a new shuttle by the end of summer. i love the G2 chassis. currently the SD32G2 will only support C2D. any chance someone knows if a quad core capable G2 is on the horizon? i plan on purchasing after the july price cuts. thanks.


I'm not trying to rain on your parade. I am just trying to understand.

I fail to see the attraction of the Shuttle barebones products. I know they're a TR sponsor and don't want to bad-mouth them. But what justification is there for paying almost $300 for a sexy case and outdated chipset mobo?

Is there some other advantage that I can't see?

I'd love to be wrong here.

BTW - their website is slow as cold molasses. :evil:
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Re: SD32G2 or wait?

Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:50 pm

JJCDAD wrote:
dropshadow wrote:i plan on purchasing a new shuttle by the end of summer. i love the G2 chassis. currently the SD32G2 will only support C2D. any chance someone knows if a quad core capable G2 is on the horizon? i plan on purchasing after the july price cuts. thanks.


I'm not trying to rain on your parade. I am just trying to understand.

I fail to see the attraction of the Shuttle barebones products. I know they're a TR sponsor and don't want to bad-mouth them. But what justification is there for paying almost $300 for a sexy case and outdated chipset mobo?

Is there some other advantage that I can't see?

I'd love to be wrong here.

BTW - their website is slow as cold molasses. :evil:


Thats the price you pay for mobility I guess. I agree with JJCDAD, you would be better off getting a modular case like those from Silverstone. If your interested, the one that I was going to get, SG01, takes everything from a 8800 to a full size PSU and it is a little bit bigger than a shuttle. Its barebone, so you pick the motherboard which means down the line if you need to you can change it.
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Re: SD32G2 or wait?

Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:57 pm

heruur wrote: Its barebone, so you pick the motherboard which means down the line if you need to you can change it.


Not quite. Usually barebone means case+mobo. The Silverstone SG01 is a SFF case which supports any µATX mobo, full size PSU, and full size graphics cards. You get the sexy of the Shuttle case without being handcuffed by proprietary hardware.
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Re: SD32G2 or wait?

Postposted on Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:09 pm

JJCDAD wrote:You get the sexy of the Shuttle case without being handcuffed by proprietary hardware.

SG01 != pretty
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Postposted on Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:23 am

Shuttle= Understated, small, quiet and powerful. Their G case is smaller than any others I've seen with equal expandability.
They are expensive and rumors persist they are a takeover target by Asus and ECS.

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other cases

Postposted on Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:43 am

heya i wanted to point out that there a few other cases out there:

the qpack (my personal fav)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLi ... ck&x=0&y=0

the microfly (about the same as the qpack)
(sorry cant find this one on the egg)

the antec (too small for adequte cooling)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6811129019

the fragbox (too dam expensive)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... pk=fragbox

Spec-Research
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6811292003

the lain li case (interesting design)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6811112113

these cases will accept any MATX boards - currently the best are the Asus P5k-VM or the Gigabyte GA-G33M-DS2R

i know the asus has penryn support, dunno bout the GB one (trying to figure that out now)

if you plan on overclocking note that the problem with the 1:1 memory divider with the GB board has be resolved with a bios update
planned build:
case: QPack
mobo: Asus P5k -VM vs. Gigabyte G33M-DS2R
e6750 C2D
OCZ DDR2 1066mhz ram ~2.1v
8800 GT 320mb
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Postposted on Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:25 am

I just bought my dad an SG33G5. It's damn sexy, supports quad C2D's and 1333MHz FSB. It doesn't support DDR3, but I wouldn't call it outdated hardware :)
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