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Old 10th May, 2006, 02:14 PM
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Require Tiny Motherboard

For a mod that at this stage cannot be disclosed, I need a small motherboard, the smaller the better. With a PREFERED maximum size of 23cm x 16xm. But if necessary, can be altered to be up to 25cm x 23cm.

What can I get?

It would be best if its something older, because this is not being made to be an awesome PC. Just an awesome case that I can sell.
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How is 17x17cm?

Obviously you would need to find a seller in AU, but how is it for size?
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Old 10th May, 2006, 02:35 PM
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It is definately small enough.

Hmm...this is intriging. How big is the market for ITX though? Because, what I want the board for, is building up the case, so I can sell it. I found a supplier in AUS, that the cheapest ITX board on there is $179 AUD. Which is a bit expensive for a demo board to build my case with, before I can sell it off.
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Well, the ITX boards come in different sizes, but Epia based boards are generally not screaming performers...
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Hmm....ok then. In the mean time, ive decided, to get a sheet of perspex, to fill the entire base of the 'case' as its all uneven, and then later on find a motherboard and add mounting points using stand off's I have.
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Well, the ITX boards come in different sizes, but Epia based boards are generally not screaming performers...
Mini-ITX is 17cm by 17cm . Nano-ITX is 12cm by 12cm.

EPIA based boards are generally designed more for low power consumption than for high performance. However, there are also Pentium-M models, which pack more performance, but require more power.
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EPIA based boards are generally designed more for low power consumption than for high performance. However, there are also Pentium-M models, which pack more performance, but require more power.
I know. But they're disgustingly expensive, too
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