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    News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    Atari and Microsoft continue to snuggle up following the HTML5 Atari Arcade for IE10.
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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft



    Motherboard is slightly wonky!!

    It would have been cool if they used the following instead:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel...ratio-175w-oem

    They could have used a passive cooler I suspect.

    Instead of a low profile HD6570 this low profile HD7750 could have been used:

    http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...phire_7750_lp/


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    Gah, all that work, yet there are ugly gaps around the mobo ports.

    I dare say I'd do a better job... I'd build it with better gear too.

    Also, no internal pics?

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    You know, it was only a couple of days ago I was saying to me wife that I should build a PC into our 2600 case.

    That said, ours still has a working 2600 in it, so maybe not. Perhaps I should hunt for a cheap broken one on ebay...

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    Gah that's awful couldn't they have cut a suitable hole to use the proper I/O shield supplied with the motherboard. Case mod fail because of the hole cutting, I'm quite surprised the rest of it looks pretty well done.

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    Shame about the back yeah, otherwise it looks quite nice. There's not been any new ones for a while, but I did enjoy the projects at mini-itx.com.

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    Specs look great..until you reach the GPU, then it all kind of falls apart TBH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Specs look great..until you reach the GPU, then it all kind of falls apart TBH.
    But then you don't need much more for playing 2600 games lol

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    Me Gusta *making troll face*

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    Re: News - Custom Atari 2600 PC mod highlighted by Microsoft

    I wonder if i could do something similar with the archaic machines in my parents loft... hmmmmm

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