HTPC from NES console case

NES HTPC mod with NVIDIA Ion graphics

Good case mod demonstrated by modder drumboog. He made from the old NES console case the modern nVidia Ion based HTPC with Blu-ray drive. If you’d like to have details watch his videos which explain whole mod process.

Hardware list for that mod project:

  • NES case
  • ZOTAC Mini ITX Motherboard with 1.6GHz Dual-Core Intel Atom & 90 Watt PSU (IONITX-A-U)
  • ASUS My Cinema Dual Hybrid TV Tuner (EHD3-100)
  • Scythe 140mm Case Fan (SY1425SL12M)
  • Kingston 64GB solid state disk (SNV125-S2BN)
  • G.SKILL 4GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ)
  • Sony Optiarc slot load Blu-ray drive (BC-5600S-01)
  • Mini PCI-E to PCI-E X1 adapter and riser (ribbon cable).

The NES HTPC has enough horsepower for Full HD video playback and moder video games playing.

[via SlashGear]