Quote:Originally Posted by darklordjames "Wow, that's good to know. Kinda hate being restricted to mini ITX cases. Thanks!"
I picked a $190 GTX 660 for each of my systems for a reason. They are both paired up with FX-8350s (8-core...
Quote:Originally Posted by darklordjames http://www.amazon.com/Silverstone-Tek-GD05B-USB3-0-Aluminum-Computer/dp/B008J0ZOV8/ref=pd_sxp_grid_i_0_0
Get a micro ATX case instead. The mounting holes for mini ITX match up, so you can...
I built this thing back in 2010 with the intention of just watching movies. Now I want to do some light gaming, and want to upgrade this as best as I can.
Parts I'm using from current HTPC:
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3
CPU: Intel Core...
Wow, a lot more responses and information than I was expecting. Thanks to everyone who responded.
I think, based on my research and this topic, it's probably best I just get a bigger case, bigger PSU, and open up my options, as far as...
I've already had it and I haven't had overheating issues since. When I first built the machine, it shut down on me a few times. Since then, I've removed the cover, which exposes all sides except the front, and added two fans.
Thanks for the responses.
Sorry, this is the case that I have:
APEX MI-008 Black Steel Mini-ITX Tower Computer
I'd rather not upgrade too much else on the unit. It's not critical that I play games on it, but I guess I want to make it...
Here is my current set up:
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-H55N-USB3
PSU: APEVIA ITX-AP250W
CPU: Intel Core i3-530 Clarkdale 2.93GHz
Currently using the onboard GPU which has been fine so far, since I've only been using the HTPC for watching videos. ...