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mITX more popular? There are barely any 1155 or AM3+ (if any for AM3+) boards on the market and none of them really cater to gamer/performance like Bitfenix seems to be. Yeah theres HTPC rigs but I dont see this box sitting in to many living rooms when Lian Li has plenty of sleek cases to choose from. Just my 2cents.gif

Actually, how many mATX boards are high end on the 1155 platform? All I can think of is the Maximus-IV Gene-Z. Now how many Z68 mITX boards are there? 2, Asrock Z68M-ITX/HT and the Zotac Z68ITX-A-E.

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mITX more popular? There are barely any 1155 or AM3+ (if any for AM3+) boards on the market and none of them really cater to gamer/performance like Bitfenix seems to be. Yeah theres HTPC rigs but I dont see this box sitting in to many living rooms when Lian Li has plenty of sleek cases to choose from. Just my 2cents.gif

Actually, how many mATX boards are high end on the 1155 platform? All I can think of is the Maximus-IV Gene-Z. Now how many Z68 mITX boards are there? 2, Asrock Z68M-ITX/HT and the Zotac Z68ITX-A-E.

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I would love it if ASRock released a Z68 Extreme3 mATX board so that there'd be something a little cheaper than the Gene-Z for those that want a quality affordable mATX board.
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Actually, how many mATX boards are high end on the 1155 platform? All I can think of is the Maximus-IV Gene-Z. Now how many Z68 mITX boards are there? 2, Asrock Z68M-ITX/HT and the Zotac Z68ITX-A-E.
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post #34 of 115
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Actually, how many mATX boards are high end on the 1155 platform? All I can think of is the Maximus-IV Gene-Z. Now how many Z68 mITX boards are there? 2, Asrock Z68M-ITX/HT and the Zotac Z68ITX-A-E.
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If your counting the Asrock with 4-pin eps and no mosfet heatsinks then high end must be subjective.
A quick count on newegg shows 13 z68 matx boards and 3 z68 mITX boards. Now I guarantee that almost every one of the matx boards will have more bios features for overclocking and system tweeking. Even the $165 zotac mitx board cant even set dram voltage (BAM!). Mitx wont take off until Msi/Asus/Gigabyte start showing some effort into it. It is a plausible platform for the APUs but I dont see it gaining popularity anytime soon.
The big names wont make boards for the platform because they think there isn't enough market, people cant make a market because its not supported by the big name companies. It just seems like from a business standpoint it would be better to make a product for an established market rather then hoping your product creates one. Granted the case could cost very little to make so there could be a larger profit margin per sale.
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Like the look of the mini case alot.
I want a ATX version
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oohh, make the tiny one micro atx and I'll get it 100%.
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En Francais, le video de la Prodigy!
Pardon my bad French rolleyes.gif What do you guys think?
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I like the first case but the top panel should be covered. only thing I do not like


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A mini mac pro that doesn't say Apple. I'm in.
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A black, miniature Mac Pro and another midtower? Come on, give us me more Full towers like the Shinobi XL.

Fixed.

Speak for yourself. Not everyone wants a gigantic case.

I'll definitely be waiting for the mini-Mac case to hit retail. I feel a strong urge to get rid of this HAF. rolleyes.gif
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