Shuttle has released the latest XPC cube Barebone, SH170R6 based on a proven formula, which contains the R chassis, a three-heatpipe cooling system, one 300W power supply but also an updated motherboard which comes with the latest H170 chipset from Intel. We can install any Skylake processor with the single exception that we should not exceed the recommended TDP of 95W; several expansion options are available like the PCI-E x16 3.0 slot for mounting video cards (even dual slot configuration), one PCI-E x4 3.0 slot, but also one M.2 2280 along with a Mini-PCIe Half-Size slot. Optional accessories can be also purchased like the 3.5’’ to 2.5’’ adapter, the backpanel COM port adapter for RS232 serial interface, the WLN-C Wireless kit or the PC563J 500W PSU which allows installation of even beefier video cards.
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips