N64 PC Case Mod. I want one.. NOW.. That's beautiful. N64 PC Case Mod I want one NOW That's beautiful
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#88 - sladelr
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(12/09/2013) [+] (3 replies)
stickied by xIArcticIx
Here is the original forum post that the guy posted. It doesn't show how to make it but it is cool to actually see the inside. By the way it was done in 2010 shown by the post date, cool stuff though.

www.thebestcasescenario.com/forum/showthread.php?24650-HTPC-in-a-Nintendo-64

#96 to #88 - sladelr
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I like this one a bit better, this guy modded the inside and is running win 7 off of it. There are a lot of pages to look through but it is awesome.

www.thebestcasescenario.com/forum/showthread.php?24038-Nintendo-64-HD
#160 to #88 - xIArcticIx [OP]
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Thanks for finding this! *stickied
#162 to #88 - tatordatot
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(12/10/2013) [-]
I wonder what he does for the psu?
#6 - pocketstooheavy
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Why would you want this? There's no way you could fit a real video card in there...
#8 to #6 - Nameloc
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Even still, you can get an APU and a medium-lower graphics card and have them crossfire to get a decent setup.
#11 to #6 - dafiltafish
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Media center with an AMD a6 would work nicely in a computer like that.
#113 to #6 - giannis
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(12/09/2013) [-]
APU
#124 to #6 - durkadurka
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Typically you use an HTPC as a media center. Now if this thing is going to be chilling in your living room, it has to be small, and it has to look neat and clean. There aren't many cases out there if you want to build your own, so builders have to get creative.
#130 to #6 - insaneguy
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(12/09/2013) [-]
ribbon cable pci extension. that's how the steambox does it.
#144 to #6 - animedudej
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(12/09/2013) [-]
it's surprising how powerfull small not "M" graphics cards can get designes just for small cases like this
#148 to #6 - boydaranga
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(12/09/2013) [-]
AMD APU buddy
#153 to #148 - pocketstooheavy
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Note: I said "real" video card.
#157 to #153 - boydaranga
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Not going to argue.
#7 to #6 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Not every computer is for gaming....
#12 to #7 - jaked ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Well you can understand why he would think that, what with it being in the case of a games console.
#14 to #12 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Sure, I get your point. But it's a N64 console chassis. If he wants the latest graphics, he either wants a console or a proper desktop (All of which are at least double the N64's size at a minimum).

Hell if I had a computer that small, inside a N64 chassis, I'd be happy if I could get it to browse the net and emulate n64 games, stoked if it played HD MKV's and cheering if I could even get an older game like HL2 working at a nice FPS with what I'd presume to be either an ALU or Intel Integerated GPU.

I know it's not you who made the comment, but it's like comparing the torque of a heavy rigid truck to a city car and then coming to the conclusion that the city car is useless and everyone should be driving 18 wheelers.

TLR pocketstooheavy's stupid burns my skin
#57 to #14 - hellsjester
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(12/09/2013) [-]
he could always hollow out a old nintendo entertainment system and put a fan in with it then make it look like they were stacked on top of each other
#15 to #14 - jaked ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Yeah, I definitely agree with you, it's impressive that he was even able to fit the heatsink fan in there and still have room for everything else. Everything has a place, like you aren't going to expect an ultrabook to be able to game, and you aren't going to lug a desktop around with you, this case mod falls squarely into the media center category.
#16 to #15 - billybong
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It must be a super low profile heatsink to fit in there, maybe even a passive one with those air vents.

Looking at this casemod makes me want to do something similar using a Raspberry Pi... Now I just need a console that doesn't work anymore...
#46 to #7 - JariWeis
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(12/09/2013) [-]
This one should be, considering it's inside the case of a GAMING console.
#47 to #46 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Well generally gaming means high end recent games. That's never going to happen in this case. It's too small and there would be too much heat created if there was a discrete GPU in there.

But I'm sure it'll do N64 emulation fine.... and that'd be enough gaming on that box for me.
#48 to #47 - JariWeis
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Maybe, he could use an "upscaled" version and fit an APU (A10 6800k) with a small CPU fan in there ;)
#49 to #48 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
APU =/= High end gaming

But yeah you should be able to run a couple more things provided it doesn't create too much extra heat
#52 to #49 - JariWeis
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(12/09/2013) [-]
If you're going with such a case, you're not going for high end gaming.
Also; there's plenty of people that don't care for high end, they just want to be able to play the games casually.
#53 to #52 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Sure, I'm with you there about low end computing. I love taking old "useless" computers and re-purposing them

It could also make an awesome steambox. Streaming from a Windows desktop over the network to this mini computer connected to your TV
#44 to #7 - drdoalot
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Although it's a reasonable assumption that someone who goes out of their way to build their PC inside a case for a N64 probably plays games from time to time...
#45 to #44 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Sure, but those games on that computer won't include recent high end games

It will be emulation, and other old games, limited only by GPU.
#21 to #7 - anbieter ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
But it could be used as an n64 emulator
#22 to #21 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Sure, see comment #14

Any x86/x64 computer sold nowdays can emulate n64 games. Hell most smarphones released within the last year or two can do it fine too. They've even got Mupen64 working very well on Raspberry Pi's. I'd be more concerned if the computer in the content, couldn't emulate N64 games
#150 to #7 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
some computers are there to look nice

like a mac, or this n64 with bad ventilation
#91 to #7 - dugachug
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Blasphemy
#86 to #7 - whenuleastxpect
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(12/09/2013) [-]
But why would you buy a gaming-related case if you are not going to play video games? That doesn't make any sense.
But why would you buy a gaming-related case if you are not going to play video games? That doesn't make any sense.
#136 to #86 - velociraptorgeek
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Ill bite, N64, As you should know, Came about just before the console war started and people were still experimenting with game systems and new game types and tech.

I myself have a modded ps1 case not made for gaming, Its made for watching blue rays on my living room television.

For gaming i have my HAFX Case set up in my room. The reason i made it using a ps1 case is because i liked the look of the ps1 case and i modded the **** out of it with bling lights and such.

I would think probably because he enjoyed the way the N64 case looked and just had no more use for it for actual gaming purpose.
#67 to #7 - diruslupis
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#41 to #7 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Well yeah, but you'd think in a gaming console case you'd want to put some sick hardware in there.
#50 to #41 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
The thing about sick hardware, is that it generates sick amounts of heat which in turn requires a sick cooling system, and that's in a regular chassis. Now you're talking about doing the same thing in a case 1/5th of the size of your average ATX while generating the same amount of heat. Looking forward to seeing your CAD designs.
#36 to #7 - mussyo
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Then what use is it!
#37 to #36 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Fapping, Emulating games, fapping, web browsing, fapping, HD video decoding, fapping, jukebox, fapping, PVR.

Did I mention you can use it for fapping?
#38 to #37 - mussyo
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(12/09/2013) [-]
it was a joke... but it is for gaming, the n64 casing implied it i think but it could just be a cool case i suppose.
#40 to #38 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I thought it was (wasn't sure) so I tried to give some funny back

I think I'd use it for fapping
#42 to #40 - mussyo
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I did have a good chuckle, I didn't mean to be hostile, sorry.

< law student, my humor is lost sometimes XD
#43 to #42 - billybong
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(12/09/2013) [-]
It's all good man.
#1 - iforgotmyothername
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(12/08/2013) [-]
That's beautiful.
#23 to #1 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Yeah, just a shame it's using an intergrated GFX card
#76 to #1 - ieatbengay
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(12/09/2013) [-]
whereas

that man

is not
#82 to #76 - iforgotmyothername
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(12/09/2013) [-]
you shut your mouth
#70 - malithmp
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(12/09/2013) [-]
PC &gt; Consoles   
*Grabs Popcorn*
PC > Consoles
*Grabs Popcorn*
#97 to #70 - dinonator
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(12/09/2013) [-]
same here. but if someone disagrees ill be throwing my popcorn out the window, holding my screen firmly with one hand and typing facts about PC superiority with the other
#128 to #97 - airjordanjetson
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I disagree. Don't like keyboard/mouse combo.
#164 to #128 - dinonator
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(12/14/2013) [-]
Mouse makes you aim faster and more precise. WASD can make you walk straight lines  and walking curvy can be a probel (dark souls blightown)
Mouse makes you aim faster and more precise. WASD can make you walk straight lines and walking curvy can be a probel (dark souls blightown)
#64 - havenoballs
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(12/09/2013) [-]
But... here's the power connector?
#80 to #64 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
DA-1 adopter
i believe
#152 to #80 - pocketstooheavy
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(12/09/2013) [-]
>adopter
#75 to #64 - hamsterball
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(12/09/2013) [-]
#118 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Thumb me up, bitches
#131 to #118 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Keep this guy even so he cannot gain levels by any means from our thumbs. That is all he wants, and he sucks at getting it.
#134 to #131 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Gain levels?

Don't want to.

Trying to see how easy it is for you ******* to thumb down
#135 to #134 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
You appear pretty even to me. Looks like you won't be going very negative like this. We all can see what you are doing and you aren't the first to try. It won't work.
#137 to #135 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Meh not like I care

Tis a throwaway anyway

Though I am in the neg right now
#142 to #137 - zuflux
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(12/09/2013) [-]
" 'Tis" Only Video game characters and Pseudo intellectuals use that word.
#145 to #142 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Well, then I'm neither.

Just the way I type, got a problem?
#147 to #145 - zuflux
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Nah, bro. Just pointing it out.
#139 to #137 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Not even trying to be that cock who calls you a loser for trying and failing. It has seriously been done before, and I'm not kidding you it has not worked. You're actually wasting your time. You would have gotten your answer faster by asking.
#140 to #139 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
There's another reason tis a throwaway though.
#143 to #140 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
If you say so. If only everyone could view your account. Then I would play the balancing game and try to make you as even as possible. That would be fun.
#146 to #143 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Which is why it's not viewable.
#132 to #118 - aedai
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
#149 to #118 - validlikesalad
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I love how many people have actually voted on this comment, and how even it is staying.
#121 to #118 - SevenForOhNoe
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
#119 to #118 - checkandmate
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(12/09/2013) [-]
no
#120 to #119 - peesnow
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(12/09/2013) [-]
**** you then asshole
#122 to #120 - checkandmate
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#33 - fatspartan
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Now all that's left is downloading a decent N64 emulator with a ******* of N64 game ems
#34 to #33 - mrsonic
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Or for the price and effort of this thing you could get the real ******* thing and quite a handful of cartridges.
#35 to #34 - mutzaki
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(12/09/2013) [-]
While avoiding ****** buggy emulators and ROM's.
#69 to #35 - VaultTechy ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
And being able to use an actual N64 controller without even more ridiculous expenditure/screwing around
#94 to #69 - Dwarf
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(12/09/2013) [-]
You can buy N64 controllers that plug into computers.
#111 to #94 - mutzaki
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Which is why I believe he said "actual N64 controller without even more ridiculous expenditure/screwing around."
#154 to #111 - Dwarf
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Which is why I said "N64 controllers that plug into computers."
#155 to #154 - mutzaki
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(12/09/2013) [-]
And he's saying those are ridiculous and require more screwing around than just having a good ol' regular N64 controller.
#156 to #155 - Dwarf
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(12/09/2013) [-]
And I'm saying they are specifically made in the factory to go to the computer.
#89 - isradam
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Why would you do that
#103 to #89 - datmanksa
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(12/09/2013) [-]
"science isn't about why it's about why not"
#72 - jonraytall
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#126 to #72 - anon
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(12/09/2013) [-]
I've never seen a PC gamer with long flowing clean hair and pecs...
#87 to #72 - notdjfood
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#71 - solarisofcelestia ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Whoa, what game can you play on it?
#104 to #71 - datmanksa
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(12/09/2013) [-]
battletoads
#158 to #104 - solarisofcelestia ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Classic.
#79 to #71 - gtfomylawnbish
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Solitaire.
#81 to #79 - solarisofcelestia ONLINE
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(12/09/2013) [-]
Ha
#32 - xard
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(12/09/2013) [-]
does an 770 gtx fit?
#66 to #32 - sylaz
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(12/09/2013) [-]
You could just use a pcie extension cable, and have it outside of the case or put it sideways to fit in the console
#98 to #66 - decapitation
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(12/09/2013) [-]
or.. or.. somehow attach the graphics card into where you would slot a game in, so you could like, change graphics cards like you would games!!

cool huh!! no? no??
#39 to #32 - Spikeydeath
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(12/09/2013) [-]
well now i will look this up for you

the 770 is 10.7 inches long, lets round it up to 11 inches. and the n64 is 10.34 inches long... so no What you could do... is instead of an n64 use an atari 2600 which is 13 inches long