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First post, by tony359

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Hi all

I’d love to house one of my vintage motherboards in a case so I can use it more regularly.

However I’d like to keep the space used by it at minimum.
All my MBs are ‘baby’. I only need space for the CD-ROM, a sound card, the video card and maybe a third one.

What would be the smallest form factor I should look for? I remember those ‘midi’ cases but those were still pretty bulky (as most cases back in the day).

Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Reply 1 of 3, by retardware

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There are Mini AT tower cases also... height about 35cm, 2x5.25, 3x 3.5 (1 only internal).
They are a hassle because it is all so cramped.
But I guess I could have taken more than 70 euros for mine, as it was sold almost instantly when I put it onto ebay... but didn't think anybody would want something that is so a hassle.

Reply 2 of 3, by imi

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if you wanna use riser cards there's some pretty small form factor desktop cases, but even most mini towers are rather bulky as they're made to take up ATX-sized power supplies and full height/length cards.

Reply 3 of 3, by tony359

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The mini sounds good. Crammed is not a problem.

Riser cards maybe not as a board I have has a mixture of PCI, ISA and AGP. Not to mention the ones with VLB.

Does anybody have the full dimension of a mini AT case?

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