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Originally Posted by Ferrari8608 View Post

The prices aren't horrible either when you consider how small they managed to get this thing. I don't think there are any cases on the market that can comfortably hold all that hardware without some modding. (If there are let me know, I would love to build one of these for someone!)

The internal volume is the same as a SG05, and that can hold the same hardware with no modding. But I'm guessing that with "small" you mean thin. HTPC cases have been using this construction for years, laying the GPU flat by using a PCIe riser. Pretty sure you could get the same hardware in the Lascala LC19 for example, you just would need to find a bigger flex PSU that fits.
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I like how they used the black mesa source music with no credit given.

credit was given at the end. just like all videos credit is usually given at the end. watch a movie you will find credit for everyone involved at the end thumb.gif
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What a company needs to do is sell Trinity Based computers w/ the A8 5600K for ~400 and have steam start up in full screen.

I guess that would be a PC "consolised", mostly in a good way, but I was thinking something better than that for $400, maybe a touch more, to properly hammer the point home PCs always have, and always will, piss all over consoles.
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I guess that would be a PC "consolised", mostly in a good way, but I was thinking something better than that for $400, maybe a touch more, to properly hammer the point home PCs always have, and always will, piss all over consoles.

Well, considering that for ~225 $ you get an console I think something like 300 - 400 $ would be pretty adequate price for such entry level "SteamBox" living room computer. Spend ~175$ on the GFX card (Say AMD 7850) in combination of a i3 or AMD Phenom II, 8 GB of RAM and ~ 500 GB HDD or 128 Gb SSD and you have pretty decent gaming PC, especially considering that you might be able to squeeze it into reasonable cost envelope if getting stuff in bulk. It would not need to be exactly as small as XBox - something mATX size would be already small enough for living room and would allow one to use standardized components.

Edit: as far as current gen consoles go you can build for the same price (in EU) a PC that beats the console - the console hardware is just that old by now. A Sempron CPU, OC to 3.5 GHz, unlock to 2 core, 8 GB of RAM, small HDD + 4870 or 5770 or nVidia equivalent can beat the console image quality and fps wise all the while running low level of AA and higher resolution. Built a PC for internet use with these specs a little while ago and tried some games on it - at 1280x1024 stuff is surpisingly playable on such hardware already.
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Thats the screenshot of that PC widows experience index. Sempron 140 (unlocked+OC), 8 B RAM, Asus 4870 GFX card.
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credit was given at the end. just like all videos credit is usually given at the end. watch a movie you will find credit for everyone involved at the end thumb.gif
Sure was ^_^
post #56 of 60
Whoa that thing looks so slick and cool!!! too bad xboxs and other home consoles dont look like this nor are nearly as powerful as this..cigar.gif

I really like that case!!!
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Is it just me or doesn't that look like a Nintendo Wii in black and red schema?
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Or I buy clevo/sager like I did for 950$.
    
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I might consider buying OEM for the first time in years.
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I'd be more interested in a barebones...

What is "amazing idea".

I'll take barebone kit for 700 please.
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I've said it in the past, and I'll say it here, too: If ever I were to consider a pre built system, Digital Storm would be my top choice.
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