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Epox eX5-300S

Epox eX5-300S
alaScore 72

16 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Epox eX5-300S. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Epox eX5-300S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Robert Maloney (

Epox eX5-320S SFF PC


When it comes to manufacturing motherboards, Taiwan-based Epox is well respected amongst enthusiasts. While we've only had the opportunity to review a few of their motherboards over the years, the small sample we have tested were fairly impressive. ...

Benchmark Summary: The Epox eX5-320S did very well in our benchmarks, consistently placing second in each and every test we threw at it. The memory performance enhancement on the motherboard gave it a slight advantage over the similarly configured...

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Tarinder Sandhu (

EPoX eX5-300S Mini Me SFF System


EPoX eX5-300S Mini Me SFF System Review First things first, why does EPoX love using upper and lower case letters for the company name and products?. That beats us. That aside, EPoX is trying a few new ventures right now, because diversification is...

EPoX's brief when launching a new SFF system was to be a little different from the rest. There was no value in launching a Shuttle clone. We reckon that EPoX has succeeded in bringing to market a product that is sufficiently unique to be a real...

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

So far its great, but....


I have the problem with the HD pushing up on the video card. But overall system runs like a champ. I have a P4 3.0E 1 meg cache 800 mhz fsb with 1gig ddr400. Runs a little on the hot side, but most prescotts do from what I understand, pretty quite....

Oct, 2004

Consumer review (

EPoX eX5-300S Intel Socket 478 Intel 865G 2 x 184Pin Intel Extreme Graphics 2 Media Center


This was my first time with a SFF PC. The Mini ME is nice, but definitely not a five star product. Cons: 1. Power connecter is placed over the expansion slots. This makes it difficult and frustrating to screw them in. 2. Not a biggie, but the panel...

1. Aluminum ; 2. Flash reader included ; 3. Lots of USB ports + firewire ; 4. Hefty CPU/Chipset heatsink with dual fans ; 5. *Really* cheap SFF PC. I see Newegg has them for 230 - 30 w/ free shipping. Wow, I wish I had waited

1. Power connecter is placed over the expansion slots. This makes it difficult and frustrating to screw them in ; 2. Not a biggie, but the panel only displays the time in 24hr format ; 3. CD/DVD installation is a pain. There is no room between the...

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (

Number 1 small form factor i have ever own/tested!!


Man I have a small business, all i can say is i have tested many small form factor systems. By far, EPoX eX5 is the best i've ever used. Their motherboards and blue tooth products is also great..Even got a new great website releasing soon. If you...

Mar, 2004

Consumer review (

Fast delivery


NewEgg delivered everything within two shipping days, that's good enough for me... 1 gig RAM 2.8G P4 w/ 1meg L2 cache DVD and SATA 120gig hd it runs smooth through windows apps. If you're a mild gamer it's just fine there - Feelancer and Simcity4 run...

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

EPoX eX5-300S Intel Socket 478 Intel 865G 2 x 184Pin Intel Extreme Graphics 2 Media Center


Really nice system, sleak and powerful. use it as an alarm clock in college, cant really see the time from a distance because backlight is off but i wouldnt want it any other way.. still does the good part... the waking up. Specs: P4 2.6C 800FSB HT,...

Nice LCD (can display Temp, Time, Play Time as well as computer specs), Fast, Portable, Well Cooled, YOU CAN FIT 2 HARDDRIVES (must have a 2 channel IDE cable, and a 3.5bay cover which i had from a silver case i already own) ; Cons: Video Card is...

Video Card is slightly pushed by the harddrive and the use of a non-electic pad has to be placed on the vid card (its provided, no problems since install) but it is tight. no Floppy connector, i wouldnt want to connect one but options are a beautiful...

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

EPoX eX5-300S Intel Socket 478 Intel 865G 2 x 184Pin Intel Extreme Graphics 2 Media Center


Nice little machine that does a whole lot. Love the blue-backlit displays CPU temp., HDD space remaining, display resolution, etc. Very Quiet. System: Windows XP Pro., P4C 3.0 800mhz HT, Maxtor 80G SATA 72k, 512 dual channel DDR PC3200, combo drive....

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

My bad


Nevermind about that SPdif problem. Apparently it acts independently of the sound manager tester. If you use the sound manager to test your rear/center/sub speakers they won't sound through SPdif. Play some real music and you'll hear them fine.

Jan, 2004

Consumer review (

Sweet !


bought this a couple of weeks ago. put in a P4C 2.6Ghz 800mhz HT CPU and 512mb crucial dual channel ddr400. its running xp and goes very well. excellent system taking up no space at all.

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications

eX5 series chassis comes with EP-4PGF+ mainboard (pre-assembled), 200W APFC quiet PSU, 3G-Tek Cooling kit, Music On-Now! utility and Windows GUI Application, LCM Module. eX5 Graphical User Interface supports O/S un-reliant CD and MP3 audio players with full LCM module and GUI interaction; The user is able to select various music sources such as CD/DVD with audio or MP3 Tracks, HDD with MP3 tracks, USB memory stick with MP3 tracks. This program gives full access to playlist, alarm clock settings, USDM, Magic screen and Magic flash The LCM Display on the front Chassis offers you full interaction in the play-method of your music files. You can choose various music sources. While Music is being played under Windows you can either operate the playback on the LCM as on the GUI.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Manufacturer:EPoX Computer
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:EPoX eX5 Mini Me


Chipset Type:Intel 865G
Data Bus Speed:800MHz
Processor Socket:Socket 478


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Type: None


Max Supported Qty:1
Type:No CPU


Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Storage Controller (2nd)

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB
Recommended Use:Home use
Type:PC barebone

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel Extreme Graphics 2
Interface Type:AGP 8x