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Old 05-15-2008, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I currently have a desktop i built with an Athlon 64 X2 5200+ processor at 2.8 gig, 4 gig of ram, 300 gig hdd, 512 meg EVGA 8600GT video card.

I am thinking about dropping a terabyte drive into this comp and replacing the video card with something older and using it as a media and storage server. But here are my questions.

I'd like to use a ThermalTake LANBOX for the new comp I am building. The form factor is microATX which I have never delt with. What motherboard should I go with for this build? I'd like to go with an intel 45nm proc and 4 gigs or ram with this build also. The board is the only thing that worries me as I haven't done a microATX build.

I have read the thermaltake LANBOX will take a regular sized PSU, are the ATX and microATX power connectors the same?
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GIGABYTE GA-G33M-S2L LGA 775 Intel G33 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-G33M-S2L LGA 775 Intel G33 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Micro ATX, supports Core2 Extremes and Quads and upto 8 gigs ram. Nice reviews so that would be perfect for you.

Sorry dont know enough about your other questions.
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