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Hello Im going to build a computer inside of a classic Xbox case like the one showed in this video here.


My goal is to use a High Profile GPU and turn it sideways using this. http://www.logicsupply.com/products/pelx16_c11

Im am using a motherboard with two PCIEx16 slots so I can install two GPU's a HD 5770 and a HD 5450. So I can do eyefinity

I am thinking of using these parts

CPU- Athlon II x2 2.9ghz 65W

MOBO- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128445

5770- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150501

5450- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125358

RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-537-_-Product

DVD drive- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827151221

CPU cooler- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185129

PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182207

Hard Drive- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152234
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post #2 of 6
Your newegg links are bad.

Also, why go through all the trouble instead of just using a HTPC case or small form factor case that is actually built for the job? It's not like the first XBox is impressive looking.
    
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hmm interesting.
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ugh.......Its the fact that its ridiculous
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
Also, why go through all the trouble instead of just using a HTPC case or small form factor case that is actually built for the job? It's not like the first XBox is impressive looking.
I have to agree...
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you only need one card for eyfinity
    
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