Are theyre any compact HTPCs with a custom mobo with notebook chips

Reference: MacBook pro 15" (mid 2012)

Red: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GPU
Orange: Intel Core-i7 3720QM 2.6 GHz processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz)
Yellow: Intel chipset
Aqua: onboard DDR3 ram
Total motherboard size (my estimate): 10" x 5"

Take out the big gap and you could possibly make it 7" x 5"

This would make a very powerful HTPC, and it would be very compact too even with cooling, hard drive, ram, DVD drive, and maybe a Power Supply.

Has anyone seen anything like this? And no not the Mac mini (no graphics chip)
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  1. grahamf said:
    Reference: MacBook pro 15" (mid 2012)
    http://i47.tinypic.com/2m280w6.jpg
    Red: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M GPU
    Orange: Intel Core-i7 3720QM 2.6 GHz processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz)
    Yellow: Intel chipset
    Aqua: onboard DDR3 ram
    Total motherboard size (my estimate): 10" x 5"

    Take out the big gap and you could possibly make it 7" x 5"

    This would make a very powerful HTPC, and it would be very compact too even with cooling, hard drive, ram, DVD drive, and maybe a Power Supply.

    Has anyone seen anything like this? And no not the Mac mini (no graphics chip)

    Personally I would be happy not being able to upgrade the CPU or GPU, so something like this would be really awesome for me. And I'm perfectly happy with the performance.
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