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post #1 of 13
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http://www.streacom.com/products/f1c-chassis/

I originally found this case after checking out the Commodore Amiga Mini and was really interested in making something this small one day. It would be great for having a portable PC (assuming I don't get a decent laptop) when I go to college and come back home once in a while. So any more cases/brands I should check out?
post #2 of 13
I was going to recommend the Wesena ITX2, but it looks like its the exact same thing?? thinking.gif

http://www.wesena.co.uk/product.php/5/2/itx2

Anyway, those builds are BA, too bad they cant fit a discrete gfx card. Would you use integrated on an ivy bridge proc or something?
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post #3 of 13
There are quite a few but they are more focused on the enterprise crowd (servers, workstations, kiosks, etc).

What are your requirements for it?

Just know that the limit is usually 1 expansion slot and most of these only allow a Pico-PSU (up to 160watts).
     
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I would probably use Ivy Bridge, or whatever AMD APU comes out by then (1-1.5 years). I want to be able to at least play stuff at low-medium. Only real requirement is 1080p video for sure, and gaming at 720p is good enough.
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in 1.5 years you may be able to play games on high with IGP o.0
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Originally Posted by isoDUB View Post

http://www.streacom.com/products/f1c-chassis/
I originally found this case after checking out the Commodore Amiga Mini and was really interested in making something this small one day. It would be great for having a portable PC (assuming I don't get a decent laptop) when I go to college and come back home once in a while. So any more cases/brands I should check out?

This looks vaguely like a mac mini tongue.gif
    
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Originally Posted by daydream99 View Post

This looks vaguely like a mac mini tongue.gif


tumblr_m0o4xq2PDL1qez20do2_250.png


Something tells me they planned that... tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Dr. Gibbs View Post

tumblr_m0o4xq2PDL1qez20do2_250.png
Something tells me they planned that... tongue.gif

lol probably. looks good though.
post #9 of 13
What's your HDD/SSD requirement?
     
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post #10 of 13
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Maybe just one SSD, assuming 128gb/256gb models get somewhat cheaper in a year. If 128gb can get under $150, I'll get that and store any data on an external drive.
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