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    Classic Commodore 64 lives again


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    Saw this a while back (when it was just in the rumour stages) but hearing now how they're doing it (essentially putting a netbook inside an oversized keyboard), I think they'd be better off selling the Commodore style "shell" as a case, allowing you to put whatever components inside that you want. Just seems to me that more people are likely to buy that than a complete system just for the retro feel...

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    So its basically a pc in an ugly case

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    So its basically a pc in an ugly case
    Whooa!!

    Take that back young man, don't you dare desecrate the name of "Commodore 64"

    Ungrateful PFY

    hehe!

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    After having a think about it, I think I want to make one... not a Commodore though, not now you can buy them lol, something else... I wonder if you could squeeze an entire PC in to an old Playstation case, bonus points of course for working top-load DVD drive and working control pads (or at least USB hubs in the pad ports)...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    After having a think about it, I think I want to make one... not a Commodore though, not now you can buy them lol, something else... I wonder if you could squeeze an entire PC in to an old Playstation case, bonus points of course for working top-load DVD drive and working control pads (or at least USB hubs in the pad ports)...
    picture evidence once its been done i think!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    picture evidence once its been done i think!
    It might be a long way off I'm afraid, got to find the money for a micro-atx mobo with integrated graphics and processor, plus a 2.5" HDD before this even takes off!

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