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Small Pentium II or III motherboard

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Hey guys,

I may have the opportunity to get hold of a ShuttleX PC and was wondering if there was a small Pentium II or III mobo I could get to fit inside the case.
 

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Hey guys,

I may have the opportunity to get hold of a ShuttleX PC and was wondering if there was a small Pentium II or III mobo I could get to fit inside the case.
Shuttle use propriety sizes for their mainboards (until recently) and depending if you've got just the chassis, they usually come with a mainboard. Is it just the chassis and if so, what model is it from?
 
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It's a full machine, but uses an AMD socket A mobo with the nForce2 chipset.

It's a ShuttleX SN41G2 V2.
 
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Wouldnt the Socket A be a all round better choice to have in there then a P2 or P3?
 
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This would be a dedicated Win95/98 legacy rig.
 

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It's a full machine, but uses an AMD socket A mobo with the nForce2 chipset.

It's a ShuttleX SN41G2 V2.
Hmm... your best bet eBay in that respects as you're lookin' for such an old board. I honestly can't remember a PII or P3 based Shuttle but I wouldn't be surprised if there are a few out there. In regards other motherboards, I highly doubt they'd fit as the case has mounting holes for official XPC mainboards.
 

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So you want to change the motherboard to Pentium II/III? Any ATX, micro-ATX based slot-1 (pentium II and some pentium III) or socket 370 (pentium III) will fit in it.
 

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So you want to change the motherboard to Pentium II/III? Any ATX, micro-ATX based slot-1 (pentium II and some pentium III) or socket 370 (pentium III) will fit in it.
Not without modding.
 
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