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post #1 of 6
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I want to convert my nmedia 6000b case to a storage server and use my old Rosewill case and PSU as the htpc.

I'm wondering if this will run cool enough and the PSU can handle it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147098
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182207

It will house a Gigabyte 785 mobo
AMD xII 240
4 gb memory
128 ssd
Nvidia gt520
Ceton ifinitv tuner

I'm hoping the PSU can handle this and the case will be cool enough, what do you think?
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post #2 of 6
So you already have the case and PSU on your hand correct? Don't worry about, that PSU is sufficient for it. For the case so long as you are using stock cooler (or any low profile cooler) it will work fine as well.

Just do a good job on cable management. Since that PSU is not sleeved any poor cable management will severely hurt air flow. Bare cables can be spider webs.
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post #3 of 6
Why put a GPU in a server? Just adds heat/power draw/ (possibly) noise. But ya that is more than enough power.
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post #4 of 6
Make sure you have a low profile GPU if your planning on putting it in that case there.
 
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post #5 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by hick View Post

Why put a GPU in a server? Just adds heat/power draw/ (possibly) noise. But ya that is more than enough power.

This. Your motherboard already has onboard graphics. If this will be used as a server, rather than an HTPC, there is absolutely no reason to have a GPU. Even for an HTPC, that onboard chip will be able to play just about everything (not sure about Blu-Ray, since I haven't tried). I would know, I was using the same motherboard for my HTPC up until a few months ago.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChaoticKinesis View Post

This. Your motherboard already has onboard graphics. If this will be used as a server, rather than an HTPC, there is absolutely no reason to have a GPU. Even for an HTPC, that onboard chip will be able to play just about everything (not sure about Blu-Ray, since I haven't tried). I would know, I was using the same motherboard for my HTPC up until a few months ago.

Radeon HD4200 is enough for Bluray playback.
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