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GIGABYTE Launch Thin Mini-ITX Series Motherboards

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This... this and many other reasons are why GB is so glorious.
 

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but the cooler for the CPU is going to be quite big. so... *facepalm*

unless someone buys a server sized copper cooler.
 

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but the cooler for the CPU is going to be quite big. so... *facepalm*

unless someone buys a server sized copper cooler.
Most coolers with SB/IB i3's or celerons are tiny.

Celeron/I3 Cooler



I5/I7 cooler

 

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but the cooler for the CPU is going to be quite big. so... *facepalm*

unless someone buys a server sized copper cooler.
These boards were designed for AIO PCs and such that have cooling built into the chassis. It's also why they are so thin, as such designs have space restriants, and a full backplate is too large.

I haven't talked to Gigabyte since around Christmas, but I still pay attention to them, for sure. Here's a video they made about these boards:

 
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Its for mPCIex ssd or wireless
There are both mSATA and mPCIe slots on these boards, on either side of the PCH cooler. mPCIe is by the SODIMM slots. I hope they had the foresight to include screws in those mounting posts for those slots, too.
 

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That's old school, i7s now use the same low profile cooler as the i3 one you posted but with cooper cores. Haven't seen that tall one for a long time now.
Hmmm my 2600K came with a tall one, this is new to me :)
 

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Hmmm my 2600K came with a tall one, this is new to me :)
looks like intel rustled your jimmies.
you should talk to them for a copper core one


my cpu came with a aluminium chunk type since its 95W, but being india, it was screaming loud all day, so i talked to them and they had the 4heatpipe coper base one shipped to me. in a week :D
 

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looks like intel rustled your jimmies.
you should talk to them for a copper core one


my cpu came with a aluminium chunk type since its 95W, but being india, it was screaming loud all day, so i talked to them and they had the 4heatpipe coper base one shipped to me. in a week :D
You make no sense. It does have a copper core its just the taller one which has more copper.
 

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You make no sense. It does have a copper core its just the taller one which has more copper.
both my 2600k's had tiny copper-cored coolers. my IVB chip have same small cooler,i7's have different fin design, all have different fans within even the same CPU line. In other words, it varies from batch to batch.:p

I've tried to make sense of why what how the cooler changes, but I don't think it really matters. So while he doesn't make much sense :p, it's fitting.

:roll:
 

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both my 2600k's had tiny copper-cored coolers. my IVB chip have same small cooler,i7's have different fin design, all have different fans within even the same CPU line. In other words, it varies from batch to batch.:p

I've tried to make sense of why what how the cooler changes, but I don't think it really matters. So while he doesn't make much sense :p, it's fitting.

:roll:
True, I never used the stock cooler anyways and just threw them along with other CPU's I have sold.

There is some nice looking THIN coolers for 1155 on newegg that would go nicely with these boards.
 
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more interesting is the DIY chassis.

anyone knows how much is the chassis, and what TDP cpu's the cooler can support?
 
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Your comments so far are all well and good Dave but we want the review! :p

I am looking to built another low power cheaper rig to populate my homelab network further with more physical hardware plus screw around with a dedicated DC, router etc so the more options the better.
 
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Your comments so far are all well and good Dave but we want the review! :p

I am looking to built another low power cheaper rig to populate my homelab network further with more physical hardware plus screw around with a dedicated DC, router etc so the more options the better.
While waiting for Dave's review, you can find H77TN review at TT.