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badgers

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Joined
Feb 17, 2001
which is smaller?
I am looking at the following little setup for my mother
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?DEPA=&sumit=Go&description=13-185-021&searchdepa=0
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?DEPA=&sumit=Go&description=19-103-156&searchdepa=0
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?DEPA=&sumit=Go&description=14-130-161&searchdepa=0
I will disable the onboard video, and this box will run Gentoo Linux.
PC chips has had problems in the past, but I figure asking a board rated at 333FSB to run at 266 should be workable.
It is also not a cutting edge processor either.
I only need a CD rom bay with this linux distro. So any suggestions on cases and power supplies(with the 4 pin 12V connector) for a flex board?
 

Captain Slug

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Joined
May 23, 2001
Location
Asteroid B-612
Here's the smallest flex ATX case I've every had. A surplus steel IBM Netvista case (shown repainted).
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If you want more details PM me. It has one hidden 3.5" bay and 1 5.25" bay under a door (painted charcoal). I have managed to locate and purchase a 200w psu which fits in it and that should be enough to power anything that will fit this case. With a little modification this case would hold a Micro ATX motherboard.

Flex ATX motherboards = 9" x 7"
Micro ATX motherboards = 9.5" x 9.5"
 

anvil82

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Joined
Apr 21, 2003
Location
New Jersey
I would get the athlon xp 1800+ as opposed to the 1.33ghz t-bird.

I mean it is only $12 dollars more.