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Hardware Zotac GeForce 9300-ITX WiFi mobo

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 18 Mar 2009.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. Von Lazuli

    Von Lazuli I get by fine with a jig-saw.

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    Aw... It is just so cute... Who is a cute little Motherboard then? You are!

    I like the look of it, but I think it might have been fun to throw a graphics card in and see the gaming performance. This plus an E8500 and a 4850 could do nice things...
     
  3. ChaosDefinesOrder

    ChaosDefinesOrder Vapourmodder

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    hehe this thing would be awesome with a GTX 295 and a QX CPU!
     
  4. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    I'd have to agree!!!
     
  5. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    i just love this featureset for such a small form factor. I'm putting together a compact gaming machine, and if i hadn't just purchased a DFI P45 JR and a 130W cpu, i'd snap this up in a second!

    I'm seeing the design already... the column PC: PSU and HDDs on the bottom, vertically aligned mobo above that. Fold a good GPU towards the back of the board with a flexible PCIe riser, cool the CPU and 9300 with a short water loop, all cables connected to the top, and a single 140mm radiator above that... damn i gotta start drawing....
     
  6. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    any chance of a gaming performance review?
     
  7. Denis_iii

    Denis_iii New Member

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    can you stick a Q6600 and GTX 295 on and see how it performs :)
     
  8. antiHero

    antiHero ReliXmas time!

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    A perfect candidate for a Sugo SG5 case and a proper gfx. Super mini gaming rig! Sadly this will never come to finland :(
     
  9. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    I really do like these Zotac boards. They can take modern reasonably specced hardware in a very small size, perfect for a HTPC mod ;).
     
  10. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    wot, no HQV-HD tests? or is the disc still missing :p

    this does look like a very shiny board, but for an HTPC board i dunno why anyone would compromise on image quality and get this instead of the g45 board. unless of course they need that 16x slot, in which case arguabliy speaking they have the space for an mATX board.
     
  11. wgy

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    i would love to see how this would preform with a quad, and a high end GPU
     
  12. verdi

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    oooh I've been waiting for this. Cheers guys and will try and order one tonight! I got the designs ready for the project and is close to what xtrafresh says above without the water. Can't wait!!
     
  13. [USRF]Obiwan

    [USRF]Obiwan New Member

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    Love to see this actually being build :D
     
  14. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    I might have to copyright the idea, i think this is what i'm going to enter in the case design compo...
     
  15. Guest-16

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    PC Pro wanted it off us to review, there's only one sample in the whole of Dennis.

    Our HD HQV disk is HD DVD. Our HD DVD drive is IDE, but neither this or the Intel board has IDE :(

    The image quality is still very good, and just drop in a 4670 - doesn't require a PCI-E connector, plus has better HQV performance and UVD2. Plus, you still get to keep a smaller form factor. Although the smaller form factor does cost £40 more than mATX.
     
  16. djDEATH

    djDEATH Habari gani?

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    95W max on the supported CPU's, so no.

    but a Q9xxx and GTX295 would be fine. that would look pretty crazy, with a big heatsink as well, the motherboard would just look like a bit of sellotape holding the GPU and CPU in place.
     
  17. Guest-16

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    Q6600 G0 is 95W, you just can't overclock it. A dual core would be far better - less stress on the front side bus and power hardware.
     
  18. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    agreed, a quad really has no place in this thing, but a nice E8600 should be able to hit 10x450 :naughty:
     
  19. TTmodder

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    Small size, yet supports Powerfull hardware.

    DO WANT!!!
     
  20. Vhet

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    If i may do some whining:

    Page 3, "this should be enough for substantial overclocks on most Core 2 Duo CPUs even with 266MHz and 333MHz DDR2 RAM (just make should you have the have the cooling to go with it too)."

    scuzmewut? assuming should would be sure.
    ~vhet<3
     
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