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post #11 of 14
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The one I have now is a GD06 and a problem I have is the hot swap bays won't fit certain 3.5" drives (I don't want hot swap mind) I just don't really want the pull down door on the MIlo frown.gif
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post #12 of 14
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I think my best bet would be to start from scratch but keep my blu-ray drive etc. What would be required for 1080p 3D and dare I say 4K? A 620GT do (low profile)?
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post #13 of 14
GPU's don't do much for an HTPC. IF you're going to start all over, get an ITX FM2 mobo and an A10-6800k for mucho future-proofing. However, there's no real need to get rid of everything and start over....unless you want to ship it to me. In which case, I'll PM you my address biggrin.gif

Did you go to the Newegg link I posted twice? I mean, if you don't need it to be tiny like the M350.....then I'd say pick any slim mATX case you like and stuff your hardware in there!
 
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post #14 of 14
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Wouldn't an A10 6700 be better (65W vs 100W)? I had a look yea but can't find many of those cases for sale in the UK. As for FM2 Mini ITX, I can only locate two boards redface.gif
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