Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


1414 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11


Topic # 223943 25-Oct-2017 08:45
Send private message

Hey all, 

 

 

 

I have a desktop PC currently sitting next to my TV in a small-ish case but I'd love for it to fit on the shelf in my TV cabinet. I've had a little look around but haven't been able to find any PC cases supporting a full ATX motherboard laying flat. Ideally I'd like to house a full size GPU as well (for gaming) and use a PCI extension cable so it can lay flat. 

 

 

 

It looks like I might have to make something myself, but thought I'd try here in case someone else has gone down the same path before and found a decent case. 

 

 

 

I suppose the other option is to buy a smaller motherboard and look into something like the Silverstone Milo or Lian Li HTPC cases.

 

 

 

Thanks





gz ftw


Create new topic
3621 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1343

Subscriber

  Reply # 1889127 25-Oct-2017 09:00
Send private message

Maybe a random old 1U server chassis might do it?.... noisey PSU though most likely.

 

Last I looked (years ago), Silverstone was the one for cases like this.


4966 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1136

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1889130 25-Oct-2017 09:06
Send private message

Silverstone/Lian Li/Antec/etc makes some good low profile cases for HTPC that suit entertainment units

3145 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 955

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1889135 25-Oct-2017 09:16
Send private message

I may have something that suits. PM sent.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.