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Customer wants an ULTRA small slim PC.



This case is one of the smallest I've ever seen and it uses an external PSU but it's tiny and perfect for my customer.

Is there any case that gets close to it?
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Dell SX280 in vertical orientation (Width x Depth x Height) is: 3.5'' x 9.8'' x 10.3''. This is Ultra Small Form Factor. Using this as the guideline and checking Newegg under Mini-ITX Tower, several cases come up:-

a) InWin BP671.200BL (3.9'' x 10.4'' x 12.2'')
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811108396

b) InWin BP655.200BL (3.9'' x 10.4'' x 12.2'')
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811108196

c) Antec ISK -100 (3.8'' x 8.3'' x 8.7'')
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129095

There are some more but the above 3 seems to fit your needs.
The main consideration is the format of the motherboard.
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Thank you very much that antec looks perfect but on 80/90w is not enough for a sandy bridge system.

The other two claim 200w but I'd bet it's only about 100 before it starts causing issues.

Edit: I see antec isk 150w and people put 2400/2320 i5 in it.. Should be fine, thanks again
Any way to put a bigger power supply in this thing, maybe 300w
Edited by MGX1016 - 10/16/11 at 1:05am
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check this: http://www.directron.com/bl01bop.html?gsear=1

ive seen another one of these cases that works the same way. your monitor mounts to the case. looks very convenient.
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