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#1 ironsight2000

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 19:13

I am looking for a very small form factor case and motherboard

I will be building 2 one for pfsense and the other as a webbrowser/dvd player to be hooked up to a bigscreen (no gaming or heavy usage)

 

motherbord has to have wifi to keep size down if possible



Best Answer Fahim S. , 08 January 2014 - 20:42

Why not get an Intel NUC or Gigabyte Brix? Go to the full post



#2 Fahim S.

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 20:42   Best Answer

Why not get an Intel NUC or Gigabyte Brix?

#3 OP ironsight2000

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 20:54

Thanks Fahim been a while since I have looked for this stuff mini-itx was the smallest i thought



#4 The Dingus Diddler

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 20:56

Why not get an Intel NUC or Gigabyte Brix?

Beat me to it, I got a Brix for my parents and they love it. Great little machine!

 

This one to be exact.

 

http://www.ebuyer.co...-x-gb-xm1-3227u



#5 OP ironsight2000

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 21:01

Beat me to it, I got a Brix for my parents and they love it. Great little machine!

 

This one to be exact.

 

http://www.ebuyer.co...-x-gb-xm1-3227u

How is the wifi in it?



#6 The Dingus Diddler

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 21:12

How is the wifi in it?

It's really good, they have it in their bedroom and use it for Netflix/video streaming in general. It's about 25-30 meters away from the router through a couple of quite thick walls and they have no problem with speeds :) The only thing that might put you off is you need to buy your own SO-DIMM memory and mSATA SSD. All together it cost me about £300 to build for them with 4Gb ram and a 60Gb SSD. I'm sure that if you shop around though you'll be able to find things a bit cheaper and the UK is quite bad for prices. For reference these are the parts I used.

 

Ram

http://www.ebuyer.co...so4gx3m1a1333c9

 

SSD

http://www.ebuyer.co...ow-sms200s3-60g