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

  1. legcramp

    legcramp [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If it's smaller and does the same thing as something larger, then the smaller form-factor always win XD
     
  2. Kritter

    Kritter Gawd

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    Because I'm still waiting for an Asus mATX x99 motherboard.
     
  3. VonGriffin

    VonGriffin Limp Gawd

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    smaller gives you more bang for the buck besides small is the new big when it comes to looks
     
  4. NeghVar

    NeghVar 2[H]4U

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    Smaller is better for multiple reasons. If you are building a HTPC, then smaller means less real estate taken up on the shelves and stands around the screen. It also means less weight to transport when going to LAN parties.
     
  5. Omegas

    Omegas [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Desk Space is King!
     
  6. Autochthon

    Autochthon Limp Gawd

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    fits that little case I have.
     
  7. Falkentyne

    Falkentyne [H]ard|Gawd

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    Because when you have a back disability, you don't want a system that weighs 50 pounds and takes up a lot of space.
     
  8. bufodr_T

    bufodr_T [H]ardness Supreme

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    smaller is better because sometimes bigger just doesnt fit
     
  9. pkuzma

    pkuzma n00b

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    smaller makes me look better
     
  10. CommodoreD

    CommodoreD n00b

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    Smaller is king for space under the tv and the challenge of building in a small form factor case. That and my eight year old, Core 2 Quad Shuttle is up for retirement and my wife would not be happy if I went out to buy parts for a new SFF HTPC.
     
  11. Slava

    Slava 2[H]4U

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    Smaller is better because you can make into carputer :D
     
  12. Excalibrax

    Excalibrax n00b

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    more room for the HTPC
     
  13. Sl3dgY

    Sl3dgY n00b

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    Much better space to MIPS ratio!
     
  14. lmd

    lmd n00b

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    Smaller is better because you have more room in your case for other things.
     
  15. TheGamerZ

    TheGamerZ [H]ardness Supreme

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    Smaller is better because its getting increasingly difficult to haul my rig around to LANs. :rolleyes:
     
  16. Herushan

    Herushan Limp Gawd

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    Smaller is better for ability to put a system where room is at a premium and allows you to take it to LAN parties much easier.
     
  17. Vlad_13

    Vlad_13 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Takes up less space - more room on your desk!!!
     
  18. GTOViper

    GTOViper Limp Gawd

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    Because living space is precious... smaller rig takes up less space!
     
  19. pfc_m_drake

    pfc_m_drake [H]ard|Gawd

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    Smaller and more efficient is the way of the future!
     
  20. Phelptwan

    Phelptwan [H]ardness Supreme

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    Smaller is better, because it actually fits where I want it to go.
     
  21. Punisher_of_Souls

    Punisher_of_Souls n00b

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  22. tonsmare

    tonsmare n00b

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    You can save space and still get great computing power! Also once your married your computer can no longer cost more then her wedding ring!
     
  23. aubsxc

    aubsxc [H]ard|Gawd

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    I have been using an Asus z87 gryphon in a Corsair 240 and I really like the setup.
     
  24. Percy

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    Smaller is better because more room on desk!
     
  25. lilfiend

    lilfiend [H]ardness Supreme

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    Its cool to have a fast/feature full pc that can game

    Its not cool to lug a full size ATX tower around

    :p
     
  26. pc299

    pc299 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Smaller means:

    less wasted space (extra volume in the case, desk space)
    easier to transport
    lighter weight
    theoretically less cooling required (fewer components = less heat generated)
     
  27. new2019

    new2019 [H]ard|Gawd

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    I can hide it from my friends :D .
     
  28. BlueSaber80

    BlueSaber80 Gawd

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    Because my mATX 2008 era HTPC is in serious need of an upgrade in power and downgrade in size.
     
  29. vividshock

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    It'll look like a big brother to my sound card.
     
  30. Azn225

    Azn225 n00b

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    I [H]Azn like it "small" because High-performance in little packages! :D
     
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  31. mls1995

    mls1995 2[H]4U

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    a mini-ITX board is great bc it's smaller like a concealed weapon. less waste, all of the bite
     
  32. debaucher

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    I am not sure if this is still going but.....
    Smaller is better because I can get good performance and still make it fit behind my TV.
     
  33. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    This is now closed. Sorry, I have had some personal issues to deal with and this fully fell off my radar.
     
  34. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    The winner has been notified and has claimed his stuff. :)
     
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  35. Skids1

    Skids1 Gawd

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    Thanks again :) I will be putting it into a home theater rig... pics will be posted once it arrives... The kids will soon be Steam Gaming on the big screen :) Thanks Kyle, HardOCP, and Asus!
     
  36. DooLocsta

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  37. Skids1

    Skids1 Gawd

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    Now to just figure out a suitable case for it.
     
  38. Stoly

    Stoly [H]ardness Supreme

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    Why God!!! Whyyyyyyyyy!!!!

    I mean... congrats :D:D
     
  39. magoo

    magoo [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Crap........again.

    Congrats to the winner.....
     
  40. Quartz-1

    Quartz-1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Congratulations!