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Old January 15, 2010, 07:00 PM
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OK, been searching around, can't seem to find THE smallest. I'd even prefer one that required a slim DVD and 2.5" HDD. Even a built in low power power supply is fine since there will only be a motherboard, CPU (P4 631), single HD and single DVD drive. This is going to be my wife's web surfer, photo editer/viewer and it will play DVD movies on our bedroom TV. Anyone got any suggestions?
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Old January 16, 2010, 02:32 PM
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Silverstone Lascala LC16, in white or black.

One hard drive (3.5"), one slim optical.

Very low profile, but wide.

Try Newegg, Canada Computers, TigerDirect.
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Old January 16, 2010, 05:45 PM
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Why not something like this? NCIX.com - Buy Zotac MAG HD-ND01-U Atom 330 2GB 160GB GBLAN WiFi 4-IN-1 Card Reader VGA HDMI All-in-One Mini PC - MAGHD-ND01-U In Canada.
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Old January 16, 2010, 07:03 PM
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That is SEXY! But, I already have most of the parts if I can find the right case. I may skip this project altogether though since I just picked up a laptop. Was gonna think about the Silverstone until I saw the price, lol. Thanks for the effort guys!
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Old January 16, 2010, 07:19 PM
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APPLES MAC MINI... smallest thing ever.. i really like the silverstone if you wanna build the project anyway.... but hey... the mac mini is 650 USD... its nice :-P
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Old January 16, 2010, 07:24 PM
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APPLES MAC MINI... smallest thing ever.. i really like the silverstone if you wanna build the project anyway.... but hey... the mac mini is 650 USD... its nice :-P
can't believe it , the OP say he need a case, he have the parts


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Old January 16, 2010, 07:30 PM
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can't believe it , the OP say he need a case, he have the parts


hey pernium suggested a computer :-P so i thought i could.. i also suggested the Silverstone case at the end of what i said..
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Well....

some mATX cases are expensive, the fancy ones. With that Zotac having all the features he needed for his wife it might have made sense to sell what he's got and just buy that....
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Old January 17, 2010, 12:19 AM
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It's very difficult to find decent small cases but since ITX had become popular, things have improved.

I even built my own when I couldn't find one ...



I'm very big on small systems ... thats a major reason why I now own 2 mac mini's.
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