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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Oct 14, 2003 11:03 am

Shuttle has a new one that supports that Athlon 64, sweeeeeeeeet! 8)

http://us.shuttle.com/specs2.asp?pro_id=389

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Post by boat » Tue Oct 14, 2003 1:11 pm

ive kinda been holding off on upgrading me bebe, in lieu of these proposed 64 bit chips coming out...now if theyd just come down in price :oops: :P

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Post by Dictator » Tue Oct 14, 2003 1:56 pm

One of my friends has a shuttle case. He runs 3.0 GHz P4 on it. :o It's a nice case but the problem is that it only holds one PCI and one AGP. :-? I think it also only holds 1 CDrom and 1 or 2 Harddrives. Thank god, it has 4 USBs. :D

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Oct 14, 2003 2:40 pm

Dictator wrote:One of my friends has a shuttle case. He runs 3.0 GHz P4 on it. :o It's a nice case but the problem is that it only holds one PCI and one AGP. :-? I think it also only holds 1 CDrom and 1 or 2 Harddrives. Thank god, it has 4 USBs. :D
Ummm... that's what makes it a mini. If it held more than that it would be a tower. :P

These are making big headway in the lan party market, as they are ultra portable.

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Post by Drewbacca » Wed Oct 15, 2003 2:44 pm

Me like, me like. I was reading about mini-PCs, too. Very cool. Yow!!!

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Post by boat » Thu Oct 30, 2003 9:31 am

a article/write-up about some of the small form factor hardware that was featured at one of those manufacturer technology fairs...:

http://www.sfftech.com/showdocs.cfm?aid=453

:ohyeah:

...been debating whether to rebuild the barn on one of the fanless Via boards :D ;)

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Thu Oct 30, 2003 9:57 am

Coolio! Shuttle has been putting out some sweet lil mini's over the last year. I think the heat pipe is a good alternative to having too many fans. 8)

This is an older article from January, but still shows off some of the features.

http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20030131/index.html

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:26 am

These just keep getting better all the time.

http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20031110/index.html

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Post by boat » Tue Nov 11, 2003 9:52 am

[NME]T-Bone wrote:These just keep getting better all the time.

http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20031110/index.html
:surp: the bluelit display on the front is too kewl...me likey :D :oops: :P

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Tue Nov 11, 2003 10:20 am

boat wrote:
[NME]T-Bone wrote:These just keep getting better all the time.

http://www.tomshardware.com/howto/20031110/index.html
:surp: the bluelit display on the front is too kewl...me likey :D :oops: :P
me too... blue backlighting is mesmorizing, like a moth to the flame, hehehe! i keep looking at those backlit keyboards too. if they didn't cost like $60+ and had a more standard key layout (i like inverted T layout for arrows) i'd git one.

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Post by boat » Mon Jan 12, 2004 4:24 pm

via has also recently released most of their itx offers which included daughterboard support for some of them and compactflash card readers (which i think allows you to boot off of an image on a cf card :D ).

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Post by boat » Wed Jan 14, 2004 6:41 pm

here ya go boner/syssiepoo...:

http://www.viaarena.com/?PageID=268

:type: :smoke1: :D :P

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Wed Jan 14, 2004 6:59 pm

boat wrote:here ya go boner/syssiepoo...:

http://www.viaarena.com/?PageID=268

:type: :smoke1: :D :P
Sweeeet! I have a lil desktop humi that looks almost identical to that. I can't imagine fitting a mobo & stuff into it. Now my 300+ humi is a different story, hehehehe!!!!

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Post by boat » Wed Mar 24, 2004 9:34 am

hawtdiggity, via goes even smaller by coming out with nano-itx spec boards...:

http://www.viaembedded.com/product/epia ... oardId=221

http://www.via.com.tw/en/c-series/cn400.jsp

seem pretty feature-rich too :ohyeah:

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Wed Mar 24, 2004 12:15 pm

boat wrote:hawtdiggity, via goes even smaller by coming out with nano-itx spec boards...:

http://www.viaembedded.com/product/epia ... oardId=221

http://www.via.com.tw/en/c-series/cn400.jsp

seem pretty feature-rich too :ohyeah:

:D
...and they thought Dick Tracy's wrist radio was a hoax. :lol:

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Post by boat » Sat May 22, 2004 12:34 pm

oh yeah...well check this chit out: dual-opteron sff!

http://www.iwill.net/zmax/zmaxdp_1.asp

:o :D

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:00 pm

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Post by Darth DBII » Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:35 pm

heres a small pc Shuttler XPC P2500g
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Post by boat » Sun Feb 05, 2006 3:32 pm

here's a little project for anyone with a spare whiskey bottle lying around... :lol:

whiskey pc

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