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External PSU for SFF Custom case?

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Hello all, I'm new here :3

I'd like to create a small PC for a friend for his birthday, which is in about three weeks. Anyways, It is going to be a small case that won't fit a full sized ATX psu. Do they make high wattage power bricks with a wiring harness for the internals?
post #2 of 8
what parts are going to be used in the build?
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Mini-ITX motherboard, an i3 not sure which one, and maybe GTX 650 but im not sure. The storage device will be a 500GB Seagate Momentus XT
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they do make SFF PSUs that are significantly smaller then ATX PSUs.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256084
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That should fit fine. Although I was thinking about eliminating the graphics card because hes a console gamer mainly and using this instead: http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-160-XT-192W-Adapter-Power-Kit
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i was going to recommend the pico until you said GTX650. that will power an I3 just fine.
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I might just use the PICO psu without the Graphics card because I'm going to attempt building this inside of two 7.5" in diameter hollow half spheres. (so it forms to be a ball) I don't think the silverstone will fit underneath the motherboard, and it might affect cooling too much anyways
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sounds like a cool idea but youre probably right fitting that would be tough. so would fitting a GPU in that space also.
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