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Well I'm building an HTPC/Browsing machine and need help finding a case, heatsink, and mobo for about $130. I'd like to keep it with Newegg and the catch is the case can't be more than 13 inches tall.

I have an Athlon X2 4200+, 2Gb ram, and a hard drive and SFF GPU with regular case brackets as well.
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Linkworld 617-03-c2228U Black/Silver MicroATX Slim Case Computer Case 400W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811164129

ASUS M4A785-M AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131595

XIGMATEK EP-CD901 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233022

Subtotal: $117.97
Shipping: $15.89
Grand Total: $133.86

edit:
the asus boad might not support that cpu, you can call them and find out for sure tho
this gigabyte board will for sure, only $5 more

GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128394
Edited by ffejrxx - 1/12/11 at 10:31pm
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Case is half and inch too big, I might lay it on it's side though. Thanks for the input
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Bump, any other suggestions?
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My version:

Case w/ 150w psu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119211 $80 shipped
Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131613R $38 shipped
Heatsink: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200014 $15 shipped

Total = $133 + tax shipped. You could go cheaper, but this will be a very small unit.

Note: if you plan on putting an optical drive in it, you will need a low profile one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151221 $34 shipped
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Badwrench View Post
My version:

Case w/ 150w psu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119211 $80 shipped
Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131613R $38 shipped
Heatsink: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200014 $15 shipped

Total = $133 + tax shipped. You could go cheaper, but this will be a very small unit.

Note: if you plan on putting an optical drive in it, you will need a low profile one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151221 $34 shipped
the board is deactivated at newegg
it has the slower fsb anyway (1000mhz ht), and the 4200 is way better than a geforce 7xxx

if your budget was a little more id suggest this case

APEVIA X-QPACK-NW-BK/420 Black Aluminum 1.0 w/ ABS plastic front panel MicroATX Desktop Computer Case 420W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144162
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Case:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147098
Mobo:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128394
Heatsink:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200014

Input? Suggestions?

I saw a build with this case a while ago and thought it'd do it's job, used the mobo from a suggestion above and also the Heatsink
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gunfire View Post
Case:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147098
Mobo:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128394
Heatsink:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200014

Input? Suggestions?

I saw a build with this case a while ago and thought it'd do it's job, used the mobo from a suggestion above and also the Heatsink
This looks good. I have the same board and am very happy with it. Make sure to go into bios and allocate more memory to the onboard graphics.
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
viewsonic 27" Cooler master qfr cooler master 700 corsair 250d 
MouseMouse PadAudio
anker vertical ocz sony 5.25" bookshelfs 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
960t M4A89GTD-proUSB3 pny 660Ti samsung wonder ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
1TB Samsung F3 Samsung 840 250GB LG external DVD/R 212 evo 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 ViewSonic ViewSonic VX2739wm model m Cooler Master Silent Pro 700 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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