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Two ''Pro Series'' Workstations from Shuttle Soon

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Two workstation solutions for professionals featuring dual-core and quad-core options are on the way.

Businesses looking for a compact solution for workers need to look no further, as Shuttle said on Wednesday that it is shipping the new "Pro Series" small form factor (SFF) workstation PCs. Designed specifically for professionals and workstation use, the Pro Series will consist of two models: the J1c 4100P and the G2 7600P. Naturally pricing will depend on the eventual configuration, however the Pro Series will start at $899.99.

"Small, yet powerful, Shuttle’s new Pro Series small form factor workstations are perfect for professional environments where space matters," said Nicolas Villalobos, Director at Shuttle Computer Group in Los Angeles. "In areas like healthcare and finance where size is important, power is needed, and additional expandability might not be necessary, the Pro Series really shines. Shuttle is still the smallest PC capable of handling standard desktop hardware--and the fastest one, too."

Both models will offer dual-core and quad-core options including the Intel Core 2 Duo and Intel Core 2 Quad (J1c 4100P), and the AMD Athlon II X2 and AMD Phenom II X4 (G2 7600P). On the graphics front, Shuttle offers integrated Intel GMA X4100 and ATI Radeon 3000 graphics for 2D while offering upgradeable options consisting of NVIDIA Quadro FX and the ATI FirePro professional 3D graphics cards.

Shuttle also said that a third model will be introduced sometime in June, sporting Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition or an Intel Xeon processor. For more information and purchasing options, head here.

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    falchard , April 7, 2010 9:19 PM
    About time. Shuttle is one of the companies you expect to see in the workplace. It would sure beat the DELLs and HPs.
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    janiceatshuttle , April 8, 2010 12:02 AM
    It's actually been around in the workplace for quite some time now, i.e. used by animators behind-the-scenes on Emmy award winning TV series, etc. (http://us.shuttle.com/event/galactica/).

    But now, it's even better with the new Pro Series. The J1 model even supports mini ITX - so it's pretty "future proof". :) 
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    xyz001 , April 8, 2010 12:07 AM
    whats the news? they have had quad core i7 compatible boxes for a long time. They support nvidia gtx 280 and probably also radeon 5870. Enough power for work stations and serious gaming i think.
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    janiceatshuttle , April 8, 2010 12:09 AM
    It now supports dual-slot graphics cards... and mini ITX motherboards... with the new J series models.

    It'll also support Intel's six-core Gulftown - the upcoming J3 model.