Shuttle Barebone XS35V4 Review

Others/All-in-one PC by stefan @ 2014-09-05

The latest X35V4 model from Shuttle integrates one energy-efficient J1900 quad-core Intel SoC which features Ivy Bridge Graphics and inside the enclosure we can also house one 2.5’’ HDD/SSD, up to 8GB DDR3L SODIMM, a slim optical drive or with an extra adapter we can install a secondary 2.5’’ storage drive. All system runs on passive ventilation, so no extra noise is generated from the inside.

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A Closer Look Part III

Here we will also get to see again the product code name along with the manufacturing date:




One SuperIO chip can be spotted in the vicinity:




The manufacturer recommends us to use only 1.35V rated DDR3 modules inside the SODIMM slot:




A W704E1-A1 WLAN B/G/N card is preinstalled inside the slot:




The CMOS battery is capsulated inside a plastic packaging:




Here is a quick view at the included card reader PCB which is linked to the motherboard:




The VRM is controlled by the Intersil ISL95836:




On the opposite side we will get to see the WiFi antenna along with the frontal USB port PCB:




Let’s take a look on the other side of the unit too; here is the place where we can install a slim optical drive or, with the help of an adapter, we will be able to mount a secondary HDD/SSD:




This side also houses the Realtek RTL8411 Gigabit Ethernet Controller:




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