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Shuttle SX79R5

Shuttle SX79R5
alaScore 85

21 reviews

Nov, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Shuttle SX79R5. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design also gets good comments. Views are divided on the reliability.

usability, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Shuttle SX79R5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Shuttle SX79R5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on People really like the price and design. The usability and reliability are also appreciated.

reliability, usability, design, price

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Shuttle LGA2011/Intel X79/DDR3/SATA3/USB3.0/A/2 GBE 500-Watt Mini PC Barebone System SX79R5Shuttle LGA2011/Intel X79/DDR3/SATA3/USB3.... GBE/500-Watt Mini PC Barebone System SX79R5

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: n (



Shuttle products are normally great, but this bare-bones platform is one to stay away from if you want to run linux.

it is small

This machine is used as a linux workstation, bios has been updated, etc. The machine (successfully) reboots only 50% of the time and has to be powercycled more often that you'd expect for a $500 bare-bones machine. Stock Fan is also really loud - I had...

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Bob (

Good Stuff


Great Shuttle ; The Build ; CPU: INTEL|CORE I7 3930K 3.2G 12MB ; MEM: 8G|GSKILL F3-12800CL10S-8GBXL ; DVD BURN: SONY OPTIARC ; SSD: CORSAIR CSSD-F240GBGS-BK ; Hard Drive:2T|SAMSUNG ST2000DL004 ; OS: WIN 7 PRO SP1 32BIT 1PK ; Video card: Q2000 ; One...

None yet

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (



The only issue I had was updating the BIOS which Shuttle gave me some help on, so everything is good to go on my unit.

This makes my 5Th Shuttle PC and I always had good ; luck with these little guys, and this one is no different. Shuttle has packed a lot of processing horse power under a small hood and everything works as advertised on this unit ; With an Intel 3820...

Non really, see other thoughts

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: j (

Not worth the extra money


Nice refresh on front face

We have ordered and built about 50 total shuttle systems and this new model has massive issues with Power supply and posting ; Even after we had exchanged all the parts and built another Shuttle system with this same model, the system will sometimes...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications


DVD Writer: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: No


Bluetooth: No
TV Output: No


Aspect Ratio:Not Applicable
True Resolution:Not Applicable

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:NO OS
Product Type:NETTOP


Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEFORCE GTX680
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU


Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:X79
Hyper Threading: No
Processor Brand:Not Applicable
Processor Number:Not Applicable