Now that's what I call an ITX case

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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:36 pm

Nice! Now all of those nice ITX motherboards need to get to the market and I would consider one.
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:58 pm

Is that vortex fan hype? I understand why a focused cylinder of air is beneficial for some applications, but not when the case is 8" deep. For short-range applications, could that spiral bezel create more resistance and thus more noise?
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:51 pm

The H55 mini-ITX motherboard that they've got in the demo (Zotac H55-ITX) looks pretty good. Newegg's also got a P55 mini-ITX motherboard from DFI.
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:39 pm

wibeasley wrote:Is that vortex fan hype? I understand why a focused cylinder of air is beneficial for some applications, but not when the case is 8" deep. For short-range applications, could that spiral bezel create more resistance and thus more noise?

I think it depends on the speed of the fan.
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:55 am

The good thing about a case this size is if you furnish it with a GTX 480, it'll cook a Cornish game hen in about 35 minutes.
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:33 am

Not a bad idea.....
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:59 am

Wow, impressive :)

There's at least 3 good reasons to buy this compared to a shuttle for your small PC:
- It's cheaper to buy
- Comes with powerful PSU
- Supports full size graphics cards

I have slight reservations about putting a GFX card like the HD 5970 in there - Would it not get a little stuffy? Maybe the side of the case that the GFX card is placed up against has some air vents on it. Can anyone see from the video if that were the case?
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Re: Now that's what I call an ITX case

Postposted on Sun Aug 01, 2010 7:08 pm

Thinking about making a cheap lan-box because I hate lugging around my real computer all the time. Maybe this case would be perfect :)
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