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Completed a passive custom build this week that I wanted to share.

The case is able to mount on the back of a flatscreen using VESA mounts, and is made of solid crafted aluminum. The inside of the case has a heatsink that's mounted to the internal edge, and screws directly into the motherboard.

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Case: Akasa Fanless Chasis
Processor: Intel i3 3220T
Motherboard: Intel DQ77KB
256GB SSD
8GB DDR 3 1600 RAM
Windows 7 Home Premium
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post #2 of 14 Old 03-14-2013, 06:56 PM
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Very nice. How loud is it?? I mean, what temps do you get??

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Pretty sweet! What was the total cost to build?
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Very cool. I keep thinking about building a fanless (passive) HTPC for the bedroom. I am also interested in the cost of this.
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This is exactly what I would want for the bedroom.
Can this playback 1080 movies with no sweat?
Also, as others have asked what was the approx. cost to build this?
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Nice!

I just picked up a couple of these Euler cases for some DH61AG/i3-2120T/8GB/64GB mSATA I have had sitting on the shelf waiting for the perfect case to come along.

 

 

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Very nice. How loud is it?? I mean, what temps do you get??

It should be perfectly silent -- there are no moving parts. It's always strange turning on a fanless case since there's no audible feedback.

 

 

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I was merely kidding but am interested in the temps..

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Would there be any storage for this build?? I am guessing that it would be attached to the network and access a Media Server in the house...
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What are you using to control this? (ir reciever etc...)

HTPC are awesome get one today!
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Temps are around 55 C. Hope to have some screenshots later today for you.

Price is around $750 (cost of the components. Not what we would charge).


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Interesting case - nice little setup.

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That is nice! It looks like you might be able to add a couple of USB tuners in those empty holes on the back if you don't use networked tuners.
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Temps are around 55 C. Hope to have some screenshots later today for you.

Price is around $750 (cost of the components. Not what we would charge).

A bit more than I was hoping to see. I will have to keep an eye on the NUC's
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