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Are there any micro atx boards that has a pci slot left for a tv card without using onboard video (want to use 16x slot for video card), also wireless lan would be nice without having to use the only available pci slot.

It really should have a tv card if you you dont want a crippled htpc right, so what do people with the micro and mini boards do for tv card slot when not using onboard video and for wireless lan... it's kind of pointless to have one pci slot and have to use it for lan card.confused.gif
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Their are many micro atx boards with 2 PCI, 1 PCI-e x16 and 1 PCI-e x1.

Just a quick look on newegg shows this
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Originally Posted by blupupher;12785108 
Their are many micro atx boards with 2 PCI, 1 PCI-e x16 and 1 PCI-e x1.

Just a quick look on newegg shows this

Yea I left out the 890 chipset part...sorry and if you want ddr3 and as I stated earlier wireless lan without using the only other pci slot needed for tv card then the pickings are slim in the micro form factor.
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The Gigabyte GA880GMA-UD2H and similar (GM-UD2H and USB3 versions) will have a left over PCI slot, even if you use a dual slot GPU.

I think the Asus MATX 880G motherboards (I can't remember a name at this stage) has the same slot layout as well.
Edited by brodie337 - 3/19/11 at 4:24am
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So you want mATX, DDR3, 890 chipset and built in wireless? Not gonna happen.

Their are a few that are mATX, DDR3 with the 890 chipset, and have 1 x1 and a x16 pci-e slot and 2 PCI slots, but I don't see any AMD boards at all with built in wireless. Many ITX boards have built in wireless, but only have 1 open slot (either a x16, and x1 or PCI slot)
Just get a wireless pci-e x1 card (or a tv tuner that is x1).
You can also get a USB wireless stick or TV tuner.
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