BTX Motherboard Pictures

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  1. rainz

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    Are these demo boards for the smaller BTX form factors?

    They sure don't seem to allow for much in the way of expansion. Hopefully the production boards will have a bit more in the way of PCI-* slots and drive ports.

    The picture angle is a little steep on the larger board, so I'm not sure if a long video card could get in the way of the one drive port, nor if a two-slot card would either get obstructed by the power cable or cover over half or of the PCI-Express slots.

    Maybe it's just that the boards are not finalized, but it looks like there is a bit more wasted space and oddball placement on the boards thanks to everything being shifted around to comphensate for the CPU's thermal shortcomings.
     
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    They are "PicoBTX" and "MicroBTX", all designed as small form factor MBs.
     
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    they still have four SATA connects. Is that a 16xpci-x slot on the first pic?
     
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    Yes, it is.
     

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