Computer case recommendations

Matt Nelson matt at
Tue Jul 1 07:54:05 MDT 2008

I really like the idea of shelling into a dev box, then I can put my main
machine to sleep when it is not in use, however I have to have the ability
to have DVI out and to play .x264 video which may be a stretch for the
processor, and more then likely for the video card?  Any thoughts?

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 12:44 AM, Garth Hill <thaabit at> wrote:

> Charles Curley wrote:
>> Very nice. I have two in service, one as a firewall/router, the other
>> providing other network services. I wouldn't use it as a dev box. I
>> might use it as a smart terminal or web browsing box, though. I'm
>> thinking about fitting one out with a power supply and display for a
>> carputer.
> Yeah I'm a little envious--I was going for small and quiet and I didn't
> find the fit-pc.  The shuttle is nice bc you can buy your own memory, hd,
> processor.  Why no good for a dev box (presuming it's a dev server that you
> shell into)?  I think as long as you could get linux to work on it, good
> enough.  And that really low power draw is nice for leaving it on all the
> time.  The only drawback is the dual 100mb (why not single gigabit?).
> - Garth
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