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I have an old Classic Xbox (not the 360) and I don't like the look of the case...

It looks really old and badly made.

So, I was thinking of putting my Xbox into an old Packard Bell case I have lying around.


Can anyone tell me the size of the motherboard because I need to know if it will fit...!!
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post #2 of 9
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I have an old Classic Xbox (not the 360) and I don't like the look of the case...
It looks really old and badly made.
So, I was thinking of putting my Xbox into an old Packard Bell case I have lying around.
Can anyone tell me the size of the motherboard because I need to know if it will fit...!!

going to have to make custom mounts man, just measure it out and drill new thread for standoffs to line up the xbox mobo
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theres a 360 in a pc case watercooled

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post #4 of 9
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Wow!! Nice one mate!

What case is that?
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post #5 of 9
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Wow!! Nice one mate!
What case is that?

its a danger den Black Series - LDR Tower 29 - ** Double Wide ** , but you can get single wide, but they are all pricey some what, here is the site http://www.dangerden.com/store/acrylic-cases/

and here is the link to the rest of that build biggrin.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1183020/origin-the-big-o
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post #6 of 9
So the one pump/rad (green loop) is for the X-Box...... Is the red loop for a Mobo on the other side of the case? Regardless....Nice one! thumb.gif +rep
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post #7 of 9
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I've just had a brilliant idea!!!

I can put the xbox motherboard into the case, and only use one screw in the corner to hold it in place!!!
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post #8 of 9
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I've just had a brilliant idea!!!
I can put the xbox motherboard into the case, and only use one screw in the corner to hold it in place!!!

or you can buy standoffs and measure out where you need then and then make your own holes for the standoff to screw in.. to be honest kinda a wast of time unless you have extra case and lots if time on your hand.... if theres enough room build it into your pc , or build a case with ps3 and 360 in it biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 9
Don't forget the Origin PC that has an Xbox/PC hybrid beast.

http://www.originpc.com/thebigo-features.asp
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