Building a mini PC

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by Vipera, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. Vipera

    Vipera Banned

    Aug 22, 2013
    United States
    Away from this shithole
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    Last edited by Vipera, Aug 13, 2017
  2. Dakota Nix

    Dakota Nix Advanced Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    United States
    I would check out pcpartpicker. There you can build your own, personally would start with the case size and move on, or look at other people's builds.

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  3. Skyshadow101

    Skyshadow101 The Sky Is The Limit!

    May 22, 2016
    United States
    The Underground

    That's what I would think would fit your needs.

    The case is smaller.

    The graphics card should get you through most games on medium or high settings on full HD. (Look up the graphics card on youtube if you want benchmarks.)

    Can't really do RGB with that case. If you absolutely want RGB, go with this case, . Then get an NZXT Hue.

    Make sure to get an AM4 bracket for the cooler. The one on the cooler-master store is sold out.
    Last edited by Skyshadow101, Jun 17, 2017
  4. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    Or if Micro ATX is too big for you, consider an ITX case and motherboard.
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  5. The Real Jdbye

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    Have a look at this case:
    It just went back on Kickstarter after a highly successful run of v1 last year, I'm getting one myself.
    That thing is SMALL. It uses standard hardware (full size GPU, Mini-ITX board, SFX/SFX-L power supply and 2.5" drives) so upgradability is good, and you don't have to compromise much.
    It doesn't get much smaller than this if you want compatibility with standard hardware and upgradability.
    Here's a size comparison, with the A4-SFX all the way on the right and a standard mid tower (Antec Nine Hundred) on the left:
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