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Colorful Announces Its First Mini-ITX Barebone for Gaming

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Colorful is well-known for its highly innovative graphics card designs, it is one of China's leading graphics card brands. Some of its graphics card designs have captured our imagination. Its latest creation is a DIY mini-ITX barebones system for gaming, called Desert Eagle. The package consists of Colorful's own-design slim-form-factor (SFF) chassis, which bears a swanky combination of red and black, with ample perforations and and top handles; a custom-design, low-profile Colorfire AMD Radeon HD 6750 graphics card (Colorfire is Colorful's Radeon-selling brand); a mini-ITX socket LGA1155 motherboard based on the Intel H67 chipset (model: i-H67HD U3); and a 300W PSU.

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desert eagle? its the same name with israeli pistols
btw i like the concept, small board with huge card
 
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Nice! But why a 6750? Why couldn't hey have used a 6850 or better?
 
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Probably cause that is the best card that is widely available in the slimmed down form factor to fit that m-itx case.
 
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Nice! But why a 6750? Why couldn't hey have used a 6850 or better?
Power consumption, thus heat, as well as easily being able to make it low-profile.
 
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I personally think they could have gone with a 6850 based card and it would have nearly doubled GFX performance, making it "game worthy" :eek:

From what i saw 6850 draw's about 40w more than 6750 but damn near DBL's it in performance, seem's like an easy choice to me but then again WTF do i know :roll:
 
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That 6750 is awesome! I've got a Sapphire HD 6670 low profile in my mini-itx rig(Wesena) now and it plays every game I own just fine in 1080p. No huge eye candy, but decent enough. I'd like an upgrade...hope we can get one in the US.

I also spot a Samuel 17...nice CPU cooler. I've got a few of these in operation.

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Release the LIONZZ! :D They make better and better stuff all the time. WANT :D
 

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I like it.

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rpsgc...Only for sale in Japan.

We had a thread about the HD 6850 on [H], I looked around for one...and couldn't find it. Contacted them through their website and no response. Now I know why.

An HD 6850 in my little wesena ITX...now that would rock, although I think the HD 6670 is pushing the thermal envelope. It get's warm fast, although a little dollop of MX2 helped a little...

Best,

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The 6850 pictured above seems longer than the 6750 Colorful made. That one fits exactly into the space available in that case. That's kinda of a barebone there, several pieces made to fit well with each other.
 

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what about hd 77xx series? I mean there is slingle slot 7750s out right now and 7770 TDP/Preformance is great too, there would be great use in mini_ITX for those overpriced GPU's.
 
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I can't wait! Though I would sell the GPU and get one that actually has working drivers.:shadedshu
 
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The 6850 pictured above seems longer than the 6750 Colorful made. That one fits exactly into the space available in that case. That's kinda of a barebone there, several pieces made to fit well with each other.
You're right. The HD 6750 fits very tightly in there.


Unfortunately there's a real shortage of "gaming" low profile cards.
 
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It'll fit in length, but not in width. That card is a standart one, meaning at least ~101mm width. While the Low-profile ones vary between ~69-73. Acording to Amazon's website, this 6750 is 2 inch wide, but I'd say it's about 69mm. I don't pretend for accuracy.