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Old 08-23-2018, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default mini pc to build with my kid suggestions

im looking to retire the old and slow shuttle xps box

and would love to have some suggestions on what I can do

should I reuse the shuttle box (cube with g31v2 motherboard)

or is there anything barebones for around 200 bucks for a similar size pc I can order and put together with him
I want it to be able to run my old games like halo quake3 unreal tournament tron 2.0 etc


I would prefer to reuse the shuttle box but don't know what fits in it

I would like to replace motherboard including the cpu ram and add a video card and also PSU with more wattage.
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Default Re: mini pc to build with my kid suggestions

Google brings up boards that look mATX so anything that size possibly.
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I keep seeing that the shuttle boards are proprietary design and even though they are considered mATX most boards don't fit.
is that true or what exactly is different I couldn't find a straight answer
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No idea, I've never owned one and the only way you could see is if you had an mATX board. What Google brought up doesn't look proprietary at all though.
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