SG33G5M

Media centre barebones PC for HD screens

Curtains up for the Shuttle XPC Barebone SG33G5M. With the right software installed, its versatile front display provides various information on the system's status when running. Being ready for the latest Intel processors such as Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad, the Shuttle XPC Barebone SG33G5M is designed to take a maximum capacity of up to 4GB of DDR2-800 memory. For enhanced performance, this mini PC comes with advanced frequency and voltage BIOS settings for both processor and memory. The Intel GMA 3100 graphics engine delivers crisp and crystal clear images through HDMI output with HDCP for HD screens. Dolby Digital Live! and DTS Connect bring the ultimate sound experience to home environments and make the Shuttle XPC Barebone SG33G5M ideal for realistic 3D games and thrilling films while it transfers data with its high-speed Gigabit-LAN interface. The current operating system Windows Vista is optimally supported.


  • Chassis
    G5M-type aluminum chassis (black)
    Mirror front face with golden finish
    Integrated VFD Media Display (Versatile front-panel display)
    Storage bays: 1 x 5.25", 2 x 3.5" (1 internal)
    Dimensions: 31 x 20 x 18.5 cm (LWH),
    Weight: 3.3 kg net / 4.6 kg gross
  • VFD Display and Remote Control
    Versatile Front-panel Display (VFD) shows helpful meia information
    Integrated receiver for remote control
    Shuttle multimedia remote control
    Compatible with Windows Media Center (Vista or MCE 2005)
  • Mainboard
    Shuttle FG33, Shuttle form factor, Dimensions: 25.4 x 18.5 cm
    proprietary mainboard design for Shuttle XPC Barebone  SG33G5M
    Chipset: Intel G33 Express (Bearlake-G) + ICH9DH
    Solid Capacitors for excellent heat resistance for enhanced system durability
    Color slots/connectors design (Power switch, USB, PCIe, PCI)
  • Power supply
    250 Watt mini power supply unit
    Input voltage range: 100~240V
    Connectors: 20-pin ATX, 4-pin ATX12V
    Dimensions: 190 (L) x 82 (W) x 43 (H) mm
    EMI certified: FCC, CE, CCC
    Safety certified: TÜV, UL, CB, CCC, CSA, NEMKO
    Active PFC (Power Factor Correction)
    Power plug region specific
  • Processor support
    Socket 775 supports Single/Dual/Quad Core processors from Intel
    with Core technology and 800, 1066 or 1333MHz front side bus:
    Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Dual-Core and Celeron D 4xx series.
    Designed for 45, 65 and 90nm process technology.
    Supports Pentium 4/D processors at 800MHz FSB.
    Processors with 533MHz FSB are not supported.
    Please refer the support list for detailed processor support information.
  • Overclocking*)
    Overclocking settings:
    CPU frequency, CPU voltage, RAM frequency, RAM voltage
    Dynamic Overclock feature:
    Easily overclock from 3/5/7/10/15/20% through the BIOS.
  • Processor cooling
    Shuttle I.C.E. 2 (Integrated Cooling Engine)
    advanced I.C.E. 2 Heatpipe technology, linear controlled 92mm fan
    SilentX cooling and noise reduction technology with Active Airflow
  • Memory support
    2x 240 pin slots, supports Dual Channel
    supports DDR2-667/800 SDRAM memory
    up to a total size of 4 GB, max. 2 GB per DIMM
  • Slots
    1x PCI-Express (16X) supports 8 GB/s data transfer
    1x PCI (32 bit)
  • Integrated Graphics
    Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 (GMA 3100)
    Full Windows Vista Aero experience
    Intel Clear Video Technology
    Hardware acceleration for MPEG2 and VC1 content
    DirectX 9.0 support, Shader 2.0
    Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT) 3.0
    Shared Memory size up to 384MB
    HDMI connector Version 1.2a (High Definition Multimedia Interface)
    supports HDCP (High-bandwith Digital Content Protection)
    transmits SPDIF digital audio signals
    DVI adapter included
    VGA connector for analog displays
    Dual monitor operating possible (1x digital over HDMI/DVI plus 1x analog over Sub-D)
  • 8-channel audio with DD/DTS
    7.1 channel High Definition Audio, Realtek ALC888DD codec
    Supports Dolby® Digital Live! and DTS™ Connect (Digital Theater Systems)
    Analog: line-out (8-ch), line-in, microphone
    Digital: optical S/PDIF output (digital audio), optional S/PDIF input
  • Gigabit LAN Controller
    Marvell 88E8056 Ethernet network controller (Gigabit)
    Supports 100 / 1.000 MBit/s operation
    Supports Wake-on-LAN (WOL)
  • Firewire Controller
    Firewire Controller TI TSB43AB22A
    IEEE1394 OHCI rev 1.0 compliant
    with 2 Firewire connectors (front and rear)
    supports 400Mb/s, 200Mb/s, 100Mb/s data transfer rate
  • Drive connectors
    3x Serial-ATA II, 3 Gbit/s (300 MB/s) bandwidth, NCQ support
    2x External Serial-ATA, 3 Gbit/s (eSATA)
    1x IDE ATA 100 drives
    1x floppy disk drive 
  • Front Panel connectors
    Microphone
    Headphone (Line-out)
    2x USB 2.0
    Firewire (Mini 4 pin connector)
    Power button
    Reset button
    Power indicator (blue LED)
    HDD indicator (orange LED)
  • Back Panel connectors
    HDMI Version 1.2a (DVI adapter included)
    D-sub VGA (analog)
    4x USB 2.0
    GigaBit LAN (RJ45)
    IEEE1394 Firewire (6 pin)
    2x External Serial ATA port (eSATA)
    Optical S/PDIF output (Digital Audio)
    8-ch Audio line-out (2x rear/front, bass/center, surround/back)
    Audio Line-in
    CMOS button
    optional Wireless LAN module (PN18)
    optional parallel port (PC8)
  • Other connectors
    2x fan connectors (4 pin)
    4x USB 2.0 (two sets with 2x5 pins)
    Header for optional PS10 adapter (this adapter can be installed in the printer port perforation in the back panel and provides PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports)
  • Accessories
    Remote Control (compatible with Windows Media Center)
    Multi-language user guide,
    Driver CDROMs (Windows Vista, Windows XP 32/64 bit) 
    I.C.E. heat-pipe module,
    Cable for FDD, Serial ATA (1x), Parallel ATA (1x)
    Power cord,
    Screws, Heatsink Compound
  • Conformity
    This device is classed as a technical information
    equipment (ITE) in class B and is intended for use in 
    living room and office. The CE-mark approves the 
    conformity by the EU-guidelines:
    - EMV-guideline 89/336/EWG electromagnetic tolerance
    - LVD-guideline 73/23/EWG use of electric devices 
    within certain voltage-limits 

Which components are required?
Please add the following components to the Shuttle XPC Barebone SG33G5M in order to build a fully configured media centre PC:

  • Operating System:
    - Windows Vista Home Premium or
    - Windows Vista Ultimate or
    - Windows XP MCE 2005 (+ DVD Decoder Software)
  • Processor: e.g. Intel Core 2 Duo 6xxx-series
  • Memory: e.g. 2x 1GB DDR2-667 
  • S-ATA hard disk: e.g. 320 GB
  • USB keyboard and USB mouse

Other recommended components:

  • Optical drive: e.g. dual format DVD writer
  • PCI TV cards: e.g. analog, DVB-T (single/dual) or hybrid (combined)
  • Multi-format card reader for the 3.5” bay
  • Active PC speaker or optical SPDIF connector to digital surround amplifier

Optional enhancements:

  • PCI-Express graphics card (you can not use onboard HDMI and VGA connectors at the same time)
  • Wireless LAN module (PN18G)

*) Overclocking Warning
Please note there is a certain risk involved with overclocking, including adjusting the setting in the BIOS or using third-party overclocking tools. Overclocking may affect your system stability or even cause damage of the components and devices of your system. It is done at your own risk and expense. Shuttle cannot be held responsible for possible damage caused by overclocking.

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