Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Mini-ITX madness – bringing on the freeze!

I found some time today to check out the really weird and wonderful extreme cooling setups in our GIGABYTE H55 Mini-ITX contest on hwbot. The motherboard being terrorized in these shots is our beloved little H55N-USB3. Keep in mind that this little board is intended for tiny media centers and portable LAN gaming systems – not exactly extreme overclocking. However, by all accounts it seems to be holding it’s own as a mid-range overclocking platform with CPU speeds of just under 6GHz. Check out these rigs that show just how small the little board that can really is.

Pro’s rig:

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Chew’s rig:

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Lucky_n00b’s rig (yes,the H55N-USB3 is under that monstrous CPU cooler):

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Zolkorn’s rigs:

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SuperOZ’s rig:

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StrategosSan’s rig (check out the ice bucket):

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Stay tuned for more as the competition progresses or visit the hwbot competition page.

1 comment:

  1. StrategoSan's rig could be a Mini-ITX cocktail!

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