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July 19, 2012 6:14:35 AM

Hi Everyone,

I wanna build a basic mini-itx system but i am really confused on a few things and i need help from the experts.

ok here is the case that i want to use

http://www.habeyusa.com/products_show.php?id=435#Menu=C...

and heres the motherboard i want to use

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

it can be this motherboard or something close to it in terms of size and shape could be one from asus doesnt matter.

What i want to know is if this motherboard will fit into the case.

and my other question is for the case power supply.

http://www.habeyusa.com/products_show.php?id=435#Menu=C...

its says it has a Internal fanless 12V DC-DC ATX power supply?? so do i need to buy something to plug it in to the outlet??
I am really confused.

and i also dont know what kind of fan to use in the case it only says Optional side 5010 case fan, which i dont know what it is

heres the case in black also with a inside pic

http://www.directron.com/emc600b.html

Any help would be appreciated

Thank You :) 
July 19, 2012 7:51:17 AM

Oh yeah i have seen many builds with those cases, they use picco psus like this one

http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-160-XT-192W-Adapter-Pow...

Motherboard will fit, i think you will need a low profile Heatsink, and Low profile Ram, And a SSD , Remember that u cant use Low profile Gpus or anytipe of card in this build.

An Apu A6+ your case + 160w pico psu would give you a nice htpc or All round Multimedia pc.
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July 19, 2012 6:57:12 PM

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its says it has a Internal fanless 12V DC-DC ATX power supply?? so do i need to buy something to plug it in to the outlet??
I am really confused.


I am not familiar with this product, but I think what it is saying is that it comes with an adapter similar to a laptop that you plug into the outlet. Then there is an internal power supply that connects the adapter to the motherboard. Since most of the heat dissipates in the adapter, you don't need a fan inside the machine for the power supply. At least, I think that's the theory.
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July 22, 2012 7:20:56 AM

chulex67 said:
Oh yeah i have seen many builds with those cases, they use picco psus like this one

http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-160-XT-192W-Adapter-Pow...

Motherboard will fit, i think you will need a low profile Heatsink, and Low profile Ram, And a SSD , Remember that u cant use Low profile Gpus or anytipe of card in this build.

An Apu A6+ your case + 160w pico psu would give you a nice htpc or All round Multimedia pc.



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July 22, 2012 7:21:16 AM

Aristotelian said:
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its says it has a Internal fanless 12V DC-DC ATX power supply?? so do i need to buy something to plug it in to the outlet??
I am really confused.


I am not familiar with this product, but I think what it is saying is that it comes with an adapter similar to a laptop that you plug into the outlet. Then there is an internal power supply that connects the adapter to the motherboard. Since most of the heat dissipates in the adapter, you don't need a fan inside the machine for the power supply. At least, I think that's the theory.



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