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.