[mythtv-users] Computer case recoomendations

Gary Dawes gary.dawes at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 14:14:05 UTC 2007

what about the CoolerMaster cm-260. Low profile, only 43cm wide (same as my
av componants fusion was too wide at 44.5cm).

Uses standard PSUs, standard optical drives. takes a full size atx board
using either an agp/pci riser or a pci-express riser, and has space in the
front for a vfd and an ir module, and the vfd/ir kit is also available as an

oh, yea, and it's available in either black or silver to match your kit.
looks nice too.

I've been looking in the UK and this is about the best I've come up with,
although availability of the agp riser is a bit limited over here at the
minute. About to buy one myself in the next few days when I get chance to
pop to my local computer shop who stocks them.



On 26/01/07, Aslak Evang <aslak at coretrek.no> wrote:
> Robert Seaton wrote:
> > I think I have narrowed my search down to either the Antec fusion, or
> > the Silverstone LC16M. The LC16M has more features, and has an
> > integrated IR receiver which in my opinion is a major plus. It also has
> > buttons for manual operation. I'm just wondering since this case seems
> > to be built for MCE, how hard it would be to get all of these extra
> > features working on Linux. The Antec fusion has a much better design,
> > however I would have to hack it in order to integrate the IR receiver.
> > Any opinions here from anyone? Input would be grateful.
> Hi :) I'm brand new to the list so I don't know the background for this
> discussion so my answer will be on a general basis.
> I've got the LC17 in black. It hasn't got any extra buttons or a
> display, but it looks very good (for those that like minimalistic
> styling) and has lots of room for all your extra stuff.
> Although people who has tampered with HTPC-building themselves recognize
> it as a PC, most other people that visit thinks it's a really high-end
> amp or something similar. It has a very good-looking brushed aluminum
> front and has a very professional "feel" to it.
> http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc17.htm
> It doesn't have a remote like the LC16M, so you'd have to set that up
> seperatly.
> Oh, and there does seem to be Linux-drivers for the LC16M:
> http://venky.ws/projects/imon/
> - Aslak
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