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Old October 1, 2012, 12:38 PM
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Default Nintendo emulator box - advice needed

I wasn't sure if this should be in the HTPC forum, but since it's technically a gaming machine I figure this was more appropriate.

I'm planning to build an NES PC to play various nintendo emulators on (NES, SNES, N64, Gameboy, Gamecube). I've hollowed out an old, broken NES and I'm planning to put a mini-ITX build together similar to this.

Case: Hollowed-out NES
CPU: AMD A10-5700 (not yet released - this is the 65W option)
Mobo: mini-ITX
RAM: 4GB DDR3 (whatever is compatible with the mobo)
PSU: picoPSU 160W (Link

Two major questions:
1) Can someone recommend a mini ITX board for the new AMD Trinity chips? They are FM2 socket. I would like to have wifi and bluetooth built in if possible. Extra PCI slots are unnecessary though as I will be using on-board graphics.

2) Will the picoPSU be enough power? I've never used anything like it before and it seems like really low wattage but they are common in HTPCs.

Any input is very much appreciated!
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