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Feb 17, 2001
which is smaller?
I am looking at the following little setup for my mother
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?
Here's the smallest flex ATX case I've every had. A surplus steel IBM Netvista case (shown repainted).
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"
I would get the athlon xp 1800+ as opposed to the 1.33ghz t-bird.

I mean it is only $12 dollars more.