The SZ77R5 is a mainstream system for gaming, entertainment and multimedia purpose. The design brings some improvements in overall performance, overclocking, power management and also features PCIe v3.0 and DDR3-1600 capability, an updated DirectX 11 graphics, security features and CPU instructions. In addition, the SZ77R5 supports four native USB 3.0 ports that come with better power saving.
Shuttle has always placed great emphasis on the interior and exterior aesthetics of the XPC, with the belief that a good blend of style and form factor allows the XPC to be attractive, versatile, and work well in almost any environment. The chassis and case cover are made of aluminum and come with a sleek brushed metal front fascia.
Intel Rapid Storage technology offers new levels of protection, performance, and expandability for desktop platforms. By seamlessly storing copies of data on one or more additional hard drives, any hard drive can fail without data loss or system downtime. When the failed drive is removed and a replacement hard drive is installed, data fault tolerance is easily restored.
The SZ77R5 sports four USB 3.0 ports and USB 2.0 x6 ports. USB 3.0 achieves a maximum data rate of up to 5.0 Gbps USB 3.0 also comes with better power saving features to let your devices consume less power when in idle mode.
The Shuttle XPC Barebone SZ77R5 supports the much anticipated Intel Smart Response technology which allows a SATA solid-state drive to function as cache for a conventional hard disk drive (HDD). It uses intelligent block-based caching of frequently used applications to improve system performance and responsiveness.