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8 SFF PCs: Small, But Not So Quiet

Technical Data, Continued

Manufacturer / ModelGigabyte G-MAX CA2LSEAOpen XC Cube EX915Trigem Kloss KL-I915AFoxconn e-bot
Dimensions10.83 x 7.24 x 6.3"(275 x 184 x 160mm)15.6 x 7.87 x 7.28"(320 x 200 x 185mm)11.02 x 9.05 x 8.68"(280 x 230 x 225mm)11.75 x 7 x 10.75"(298 x 177 x 273mm)
Connectivity & Functions, Front
Audio1x mic, 1x headphones, 1x SPDIF In1x mic, 1x headphones, 1x SPDIF Out1x mic & 1x headphones1x mic & 1x headphones
USB2x USB 2.0 Type A2x USB 2.0 Type A1x USB 2.0 Type A2x USB 2.0 Type A
Firewire IEEE 1394a1x 4-pin1x 6-pin1x 4-pin1x 6-pin
ButtonsPower OnPower On, EjectReset, Power On, Eject, Mute, Sys""fo, CPU Clock, AudioCD Buttons,VolumereglerReset, Power On, Eject, Stop, Play, Next
Drive bays1x 5.25"1x 5.25" & 1x 3.5"1x 5.25" & 1x 3.5"1x Slimline 5.25" (occupied)
Displaynonoyesyes
Displays / FunctionsnonoRadio, POST-Code Status, System"formationTime, Linux Pinguin
Card readerCF, Microdrive, SM,mmC, SD, MemorysticknonoCF, Microdrive, SM,mmC, SD, Memorystick
Connectivity & Functions, Back
PS/22x for mouse & keyboard2x for mouse & keyboard2x for mouse & keyboard2x for mouse & keyboard
Monitor out1x VGA1x VGA1x VGA1x VGA
USB2x USB 2.0 Type A2x USB 2.0 Type A3x USB 2.0 Type A2x USB 2.0 Type A
Firewire IEEE 1394a1x 6-pin1x 6-pin1x 6-pin1x 6-pin
Serial / Parallel port1x / 1x1x / 1x1x / 1xno / no
Audio connectors3x (usable as 5.1)3x (usable as 5.1)3x (usable as 5.1)3x (usable as 5.1)
S/P-DIF1 x out1 x"1x", 1 x outno
LAN (Mbit/s)10/100/100010/100/10001x (10/100/1000)1x (10/100)
Wireless LANnononono
S-ATAnononono
Fans
CPU1x 80mm (3.15")1x 60mm (2.36")1x 92mm (3.62")1x 92mm (3.62")
PSU1x 80mm (3.15")1x 80mm (3.15")1x 40mm (1.57")1x 40mm (1.57"), external
System/Chassisnono1x 70mm (2.75")1x 70mm (2.75")
Chipsetnononono
Motherboard
CPU supportIntel Pentium 4Intel Pentium 4Intel Pentium 4Intel Pentium 4
SocketmPGA478LGA775LGA775mPGA478
FSB clock533, 800 MHz533, 800 MHz533, 800 MHz533, 800 MHz
NorthbridgeSIS 661FXIntel 915G/GrantsdaleIntel 915G/GrantsdaleSIS 661FX
SouthbridgeSIS 963Intel ICH6Intel ICH6SIS 963
Memory
TypeDDR SDRAMDDR SDRAMDDR SDRAMDDR SDRAM
ClassificationDDR266 - 400DDR333, DDR400DDR333, DDR400DDR266 - 400
ModeSingel ChannelSingel ChannelDual-ChannelSingel Channel
Memory slots2222
Max. memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
Onboard Graphics
Manufacturer / ChipsetSIS 315Intel 915G/GrantsdaleIntel 915G/GrantsdaleSIS 661FX
Memory (in MB)Framebuffer 1, 8Framebuffer 1, 4, 8, 16, 32Framebuffer 1, 4, 8, 16, 32Framebuffer 1, 8
Interne I/O Components
Mass storage controllerSIS 963ICH6ICH6SIS 963
Storage ports, IDE1x UltraATA/1001x UltraATA/1002x UltraATA/1002x UltraATA/100
Storage ports, Serial ATAno4x S-ATA 1502x S-ATA 150no
RAID supportnononono
Floppy controlleryesyesyesyes
Network controllerRealtek RTL 8081BBroadcomMarvell Yukon 88E8053RTL 8100BL
Expansion Slots
PCI (32 Bit parallel)no1x1x1x
PCI Express 16xno1x1xno
AGP Slots 8x1xnono1x
Mini-PCInononono
On-Board Audio
TypeAC97 2.2AC97 2.2AC97 2.2AC97 2.2
Surround Support5.1 Channel5.1 Channel5.1 Channel5.1 Channel
Accessories
User manualin Englishin Englishin Englishin English
CableIDE cableIDE cableS-ATA, IDEIDE-cable
Remote controlnonoyesno
Softwaredrivers, Power DVD 5driversdrivers, Power Cinemadrivers, Ahead Nero, CD recorder
CPU fanCPU heatsinkCPU heatsinkCPU heatsinkCPU heatsink

Test Equipment

CPUs- Socket 775: Intel Pentium 4 -550 (Prescott) 3.4 GHz, 1 MB L2-Cache, 800 MHz FSB- Socket 478: Intel Pentium 4 3.4 GHz, 1 MB L2-Cache, 800 MHz FSB
System memory2 x 512 MByte TakeMS Memorysolution, DDR400, CL3
Hard drives- 2x Hitachi Deskstar HDS722516VLSA80, 165 GB, Serial-ATA Interface, 7200 rpm, 8 MB Cache- 1x Seagate ST340014A, 40 GB, IDE Interface, 7200 rpm, 2 MByte Cache
DVD drivePioneer DVD-117, 16x
Graphics cardNone with onboard graphics, otherwise MSI MS-8854 (Geforce 3TI500Pro)