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http://www.silentpcreview.com/modules.php?...artid=42&page=1

I spotted a cheap and cheerful plastic celebration of modern life in a large bin at an IKEA store. The label on the bin read: Breadbox $6.50. As I checked its dimensions with one of the paper measuring tapes IKEA offers customers who don't bring their own, a teenager ran up, grabbed a breadbox, and yelled to his friends nearby, "Hey, lookit my new iMac! Hahahahahaha!" That was good enough for me. I bought one. The picture above shows the end result some 10 days later. It's a complete PC in a breadbox.

Very cool mod, done cheaply and easily. Even I could do this, if I had an ITX board.

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That custom PC looks great :!: Although ashame they used the itx board & chip, ive heard their performance is on par with the older Pentium2 chips, like around 300-500mhz. Good for a decent machine but not enuf power. I would have liked to see a flex/micro atx board maybe one of the shuttle boards in there. This makes me want to go out and create one just to have the fun of making it :D When im in stores with those plastic type bins im definetly going to be looking at them in a weird way :wink:

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Gives me all kinds of ideas. I was in Meijer yesterday and saw tons of plexi boxes that would make great LAN boxes or MP3 boxes. never thought of it till now. Yeah, why ITX? Must have had it lying around. Great thing is, with the low cost of uATX boards, chips, psu, etc. You could build a 700-900mHz box for $125-$150 bucks.

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Thats a very cool looking Mod. Looks like it would rival the I-mac for looks. :lol:

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uATX is shorthand for microatx. It is used in chemistry. To write micro liters you would use uL. Just my background forcing it's way in.

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