Smallest motherboard available?

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  1. Harsky
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    Today I found a Gamecube console that my relative gave to me from years ago which I never used because I already have one. A few days ago, I thought about modding it to try and turn it into an HTPC but here are my questions.

    After opening and removing the internals, I'm left with a space that's a little over 12cm x 12cm so that rules out all the Mini ITX motherboard because they're 17cm x 17cm. I also thought about a Raspberry PI but that's not something I would like to use.

    My other thought is just gutting a cheap Android box and throwing it inside the case but I'm open to other suggestions.
     
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    Harsky Madmin

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    Yeah, the Picocube was the one that sparked my imagination! Unfortunately the Pico and Nano itx boards seem to be uncommon and I can't find them anywhere. After much searching, I discovered something that could fit:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-BOXDC...UTF8&qid=1387728528&sr=8-1&keywords=intel+nuc
     
  4. Originality

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    Smallest motherboard?
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    Well, there are smaller, but the point is still there.
     
  5. Foxi4

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    Unfortunately the Raspberry Pi is based on an ARM processor. The OP mentions that the Pi is not his thing anyways. ;)

    I suggest browsing a bit and getting either a Pico or a Nano ITX board - they're uncommon in stores, but ordering one online shouldn't be a problem.