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Finding the right case for htpc in tv stand
Aug 17, 2010, 4:54 AM
I have an entertainment center that looks like
The space for my case is:
width: 20 inches
I am looking at a micro-atx mobo.
I bought a couple of fans to mount to the back of the entertainment center.
I'm looking for a small case.
Searching these forums, I am leaning towards this one:
Any other suggestions?
Oct 1, 2012
Aug 17, 2010
finding case htpc stand
Aug 17, 2010, 12:49 PM
build your own, maf partical board with some nice black paint, you can build it to fit right in there and make it blend in with the color of your cabnet if you want to.
Aug 17, 2010, 1:12 PM
If you don't need a front Firewire port you can save $10 by looking at the
SilverStone Grandia GD05 HTPC Case
For a low profile, low power build:
hec Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case & 300W TFX PSU $60
might be worth looking at. Read the NewEgg customer reviews.
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Aug 27, 2010, 3:32 AM
Best answer selected by kcroke.
Aug 27, 2010, 3:33 AM
Thanks WR2. I bought the silverstone grandia gd05 HTPC. It is a very nice case. Also, put a fan in the tv stand itself, so it has some good ventilation. heat has not been an issue as of yet...
Oct 1, 2012, 12:20 PM
may look like it is the right size in a picture or even in a showroom, but until you bring it into your home, you won't really know if it's proportionate to the room.
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