Pros

  • Slick design

Cons

  • Poor power button placement

At A Glance

Despite its upgradable RAM, it's hard to recommend the X50 when cheaper rivals offer larger screens and built-in DVD drives.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.shuttle.com

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Atom 330
Processor speed 1.6 MHz
Display
Included monitor No
Display size 15.6 inches
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chip Set
Video Bus Integrated
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (front) (x3)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus (rear) (x3)
Ethernet Type Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps)
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home
Other Features
Devices Built-In Webcam
Case
Chassis style All-in-one

Performance

Overall Rating
WorldBench 6 Score 41.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 823.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 577.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 613.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1192.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1004.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 720.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 663.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 498.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 936.0
Gaming
Overall Graphics Score Poor
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 4.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.24   Frames per second (higher is better)