XPC SD31P – A Decent Performer
Popular computing news and reviews website, Hexus, has become the latest reviewer to add the XPC SD31P to its list of "Recommended" products.
Based on Intel's 945G chipset, the XPC SD31P offers support for the latest Pentium 4 and Pentium D processors making it an ideal small form factor system for high-productivity tasks and demanding office applications. The Hexus reviewers found the XPC SD31P was particularly strong in multimedia applications and wrote, "the XPC SD31P will whiz through Microsoft's Movie Maker 2.1 transcoding program and make short work of ripping audio CDs to MP3 format."
Despite being one third the size of a regular desktop PC, the XPC SD31P offers numerous advanced features including; high-definition 7.1 channel audio, hot-swappable external SATA (eSATA), and PCI Express, "Competitive performance against Intel 945G/955X motherboards makes the Shuttle XPC SD31P a decent performer if LGA775 CPUs, complete with Hyper-Threading and optional dual-core goodness, appeal to you."