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EVGA announces the Minibox, a tiny mini-ITX barebone PC

EVGA announces the Minibox, a tiny mini-ITX barebone PC

The EVGA Minibox is by far the smallest, enthusiast level mini-ITX system we've seen.

EVGA has entered the barebone PC / case market with an absolutely tiny mini-ITX system called the EVGA Minibox.

Measuring little more than 30cm deep and 30cm tall (the unit isn't final so dimensions aren't yet available), the system is by far the smallest mini-ITX system we've ever seen, yet it can still house an Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan and 2x2.5in drives.

The reason the system can be so small is because it uses a custom, pre-fitted, power supply that is only around an inch deep and runs along the entire length of the bottom of the case. Rated at 500W, it will power the likes of the GTX Titan as well as the latest flagship Haswell CPU the Intel Core i7-4770k.

Although users can add their choice of CPU cooler, other cooling options are fixed with two 92mm fans in the roof and an 80mm fan in the PSU.

EVGA had the new system running the Unigine benchmark with the abve components fitted and it was clearly stable and not too noisy so running such a high-end system should be not just possible but practical.

As the product isn't quite finalised yet we don't yet have an indication of price, but given that it includes a PSU it's likely to be over £150. EVGA also confirmed it is is working on a version that is an inch or two taller but that has room in the roof for a water-cooling radiator.

Although not completed yet the company still expects the Minibox to arrive within the next few months.

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Tyrmot 5th June 2013, 11:10 Quote
Interesting.. have been thinking for a while to go mini-ITX for my next build, this will certainty be considered now
will_123 5th June 2013, 11:22 Quote
Looks very good. Might have a look at building a powerful server in something like this. Possible Server/HTPC machine.
LightningPete 5th June 2013, 12:43 Quote
Amazing how such a small box with yet such capable hardware only needs 500w.

Im even interested in one of these or building a mini
Somer_Himpson 5th June 2013, 16:49 Quote
Just made the jump to mini-itx myself and haven't regretted it so far. I have a Fractal Design Node 304 housing 16GB RAM, a 3220 dual core hyperthreaded chip and an MSI 7870 Hawk with a full sized Be Quiet 630W PSU.

Eats all the games my old behemoth Corsair Carbide 500r did.
Inspired by James Gorbold.
blacko 5th June 2013, 16:52 Quote
Time to replace my Zotac 9300ITX / Q6600 and GTX 550Ti.
Spreadie 5th June 2013, 17:13 Quote
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EVGA also confirmed it is is working on a version that is an inch or two taller but that has room in the roof for a water-cooling radiator.
That caught my attention, however, it looks like it might only support skinny rads.
Loafers 15th July 2013, 20:31 Quote
ew is that a glossy front panel?
Cei 15th July 2013, 21:25 Quote
Look great - I could drop my GTX 780 in there, existing SSDs and just need a new CPU.
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