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I think people are really exaggerating here.

With the exception of low end MSI stuff, it is EXTREMELY unlikely that anything will fail at 100% stock if it is rated to run the processor.

I have never see it happen at stock outside of MSI stuffs.
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The price went up $13 when I added it to my cart!
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I think people are really exaggerating here.
With the exception of low end MSI stuff, it is EXTREMELY unlikely that anything will fail at 100% stock if it is rated to run the processor.
I have never see it happen at stock outside of MSI stuffs.

Not likely it'll fail but a 125W on a 95W board may result in performance loss on full load.
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I decided it isn't worth the hassle. The offerings for matx amd boards are meh. I'm not willing to downgrade from my current board, so I'm going with a full atx htpc/LAN case. The nmediapc htpc 8000

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Not likely it'll fail but a 125W on a 95W board may result in performance loss on full load.

most all (sans the cheapest of the cheap) are rated to use at least 125w processors.
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I decided it isn't worth the hassle. The offerings for matx amd boards are meh. I'm not willing to downgrade from my current board, so I'm going with a full atx htpc/LAN case. The nmediapc htpc 8000
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what you really need is one of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813136068

the holy grail of AM3 mATX engineering.
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What I would do...is get the cheapest mid-tower from the egg ($30 delivered) and a good ATX motherboard ..maybe a used one from geeks..
 
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most all (sans the cheapest of the cheap) are rated to use at least 125w processors.
what you really need is one of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813136068
the holy grail of AM3 mATX engineering.

Good luck finding one, and no usb/sata3
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1. yes, they are like impossible to find rolleyes.gif

2. it has enough slots, you could buy an expansion card.
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1. yes, they are like impossible to find rolleyes.gif
2. it has enough slots, you could buy an expansion card.

I can't seem to find them anywhere except ebay, and it is severely overpriced for the lack of features. Not to mention having to invest even more into expansion cards.

I'm just keeping my m4a87td-evo and going with the nmedia 8000 case. It's a bit bulky, but looks awesome.
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1. yes, they are like impossible to find rolleyes.gif
2. it has enough slots, you could buy an expansion card.

I can't seem to find them anywhere except ebay, and it is severely overpriced for the lack of features. Not to mention having to invest even more into expansion cards.

I'm just keeping my m4a87td-evo and going with the nmedia 8000 case. It's a bit bulky, but looks awesome.

A fine choice cool.gif

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