Shuttle SZ170R8 receives Positive review from Play3r.net
The SZ170R8 has been awarded 4 out of 5 stars from Play3r.net. Play3r is an established technology review and news website to provide the latest gaming tech or hardware information. The SZ170R8, with new “R8” chassis design, this new model can accommodate up to four 3.5” HDDs and high-end graphics cards for various demanding graphics and storage use.
According to Play3r.net reviewer, “Focusing on the design of the SZ170R8, the full aluminium chassis looks simply outstanding and with an easy accessible panel to reach the components inside, it only adds its appeal. Aside from the beautiful black brushed aluminium finish, the front I/O is conveniently located at the bottom of the front panel, which would make for a fantastic and stylish HTPC.” The SZ170R8 has built-in one M.2 and one half-size mini PCI-e expansion slots. It can be installed for M.2 (2280) SSD and Wi-Fi module or other compatible devices. Provide four SATA 6G slots, eight USB 3.0, and built-in Intel® Gigabit LAN as well as one eSATA for great connectivity.
“With the Shuttle SZ170R8 being a perfect fit for either a small powerhouse single graphics card, or a powerful 4 drive server,” reports by the editor of Play3r. Featured with one PCI-E x16 and one PCI-E x4 slots, the SZ170R8 can be installed up to 120mm of height dual-slot high-end graphics card (max. size of 267 x 120 x 34.6 mm), surveillance cards, or RAID cards to drive video wall, file server, network video recorder, and more applications.
“What the SZ170R8 actually holds for itself is it’s a beautifully crafted barebones which is versatile enough to be used a powerful LAN gaming rig just as much as its use as a server is viable.”