The [H]ardOCP Mini-Giveaway Sponsored by ASUS

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by FrgMstr, Jun 8, 2015.

  1. scojer

    scojer 2[H]4U

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    Smaller is better because the best things usually come in small sizes. Like my wife, who is 5'2'' and needs a small PC to compliment her short height!
     
  2. Aonevm

    Aonevm n00b

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    small is great ! more room to stash stuff in there :p
     
  3. crusty_juggler

    crusty_juggler [H]ard|Gawd

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    Because size doesn't matter, regardless of what my ex says.

    Bitch.
     
  4. ghostyclaw

    ghostyclaw Limp Gawd

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    Smaller is the future of technology.
     
  5. playafly187

    playafly187 Limp Gawd

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    Everyone likes a tight fit!
     
  6. OlIv0rIolI

    OlIv0rIolI Gawd

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    am i allowed to say that its not the size that matters but how you use it?
     
  7. marcusj3000

    marcusj3000 Limp Gawd

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    Small things always pack a big punch in technology
     
  8. cabanaboy38

    cabanaboy38 Limp Gawd

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    I like the small form factor because there is so much access to cloud storage and cheap SSDs you really just need an OS and games to be installed on your PC saving money and room for a strong video card. There is also the fact that there is a smaller foot print if you live in a dorm or share a room with a sibling Or if you like LAN parties smaller makes it easy to carry.
     
  9. enzolt

    enzolt [H]ard|Gawd

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    Smaller is better because it is more about the performance, not the size.
     
  10. spugm1r3

    spugm1r3 [H]ard|Gawd

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    That's what she said!

    Oh, wait. No. It was the other way around.
     
  11. redrage

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    Smaller is better cause my wife says so.
     
  12. darknite

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    Smaller is better because I have no space in this place
     
  13. JustinCorrigible

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    Because it provides ample opportunity for innuendo in one small package. Seriously though, space savings. Definitely space savings. Yes.
     
  14. geforce man

    geforce man [H]ard|Gawd

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    Out of sight, out of mind! ITX box would be great for an HTPC where you build a powerful little machine, and don't have to worry about where to put it !
     
  15. kickstnd

    kickstnd n00b

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    I believe smaller is better as I only have a small space left on my 70" TV stand for a Micro Case. I use this to run my Netflix to the TV and also to game with friends on Steam. Love my Micro PC. The case I picked matches my Onkyo receiver. Everyone is surprised when I start it and windows boots to my 70" Sharp. Very impressive. This Micro unit is a fast as the 2 other gaming pcs that my Grandson and I game on. LOVE SMALL....... get one for yourself.;)
     
  16. Solhokuten

    Solhokuten [H]ard|Gawd

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    Smaller is better because it looks cool.
     
  17. Absalom

    Absalom Gawd

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    Having owned Shuttle XPC boxes as main PCs for over 10 years, I can attest that smaller is nearly equal if not better. So many options today for going small - it's a glorious period for the mini-PC enthusiast.

    What's the saying? Once you go small, you can't go back.
     
  18. Starrbuck

    Starrbuck 2[H]4U

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    Because small is the new BIG!
     
  19. DonJulio1969

    DonJulio1969 n00b

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    Smaller is better because when it outperforms a big rig, the WTF response is so much sweeter.
     
  20. nilepez

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    It looks better under the TV set (at least that's what I imagine).
     
  21. Yiffy

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    Bigger isn't always better, IE: syringes and suppositories.

    That and I like my PC's to not require a forklift to haul to a lan-party.
     
  22. StewieTheGreat

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    could build a small machine to cart around easier.
     
  23. Johan45

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    Thanks for the awesome give away.
    I like small things since it's easier to sneak them past the wife. Ha ha
    I don't have to answer that question " Is that another computer thingie you have there?"
    Seriously though that would make a great HTPC/Gamer along with a G3258, small and fit's nicely on the shelf without heating the room.
     
  24. Grimlaking

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  25. leezard

    leezard [H]ardness Supreme

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    smaller = more desk space
     
  26. remmenga

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    Because small can be sexy.
     
  27. AceGoober

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    Smaller is better for LAN parties. Sure, showing-off an blinged-out ATX or eATX build is great but when it comes to portability mini-ITX has them beat and gives similar performance when compared to its larger brethren in the same class.
     
  28. JMCB

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    Smaller is better just because I said so.:D
     
  29. /usr/sbin

    /usr/sbin Successfully Trolled by Megalith

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    It's easier to hide all my purchases from the detail oriented spouse.

    /runs-and-hides
     
  30. Stephen W.

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    Small IS better! I think it was Yoda who said;
    “Size matters not. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm?
    Size of a Jedi in fight matters not. Size of fight within a Jedi does!"

    Besides, if I get caught by She Who Must Be Obeyed buying components for a new system It'll be as if I were attached to an object by an inclined plain wrapped helically around its axis!
     
  31. Zinn

    Zinn Pronouns: ze, zis, zit

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    Smaller is better because it takes more precise engineering to squeeze a lot of power into a small space.
     
  32. MFDOOM1

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    My parents have an aging computer full tower too. Definetly would love to upgrade them to something smaller and more discrete. Would totally use it for their anniversary. I want it lol!
     
  33. deees

    deees n00b

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    My nephew needs a small PC the can fit in drawer in his barrack/dorm, so he doesn't get dinged during inspections.
     
  34. Geonerd

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    OMG, they're SO CUTE!! :D
     
  35. kenpomasta

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    smaller is better. less weight easier to transport but still full blown performance
     
  36. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

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    Wife approved size :)
     
  37. troisanh

    troisanh [H]ardness Supreme

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    eco friendly and more portable; ie lan
     
  38. doug_7506

    doug_7506 2[H]4U

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    smaller is better since you can put it on your desk
     
  39. tengtium

    tengtium n00b

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    smaller build with monster inside is cute...
     
  40. Liquid Cool

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    Smaller is better when your IT tech is hitting his late 40's and doesn't like to lug around your 50 lb rig when doing repair jobs. :).

    Best,

    Liquid Cool