item worth mentioning was the extraordinarily large size of
the board's PCB. While my case is large enough to house this
board with extra room to spare, many other more standard ATX
cases may have some trouble. I on the other hand had no trouble
what so ever installing my SD11 into my ATX case.
While this is one of the largest mainboards I have ever seen,
(though most dual CPU boards are about the same size, if not
bigger) I knew I would have no trouble installing this baby
in my ATX case. After easily popping out my removable I/O shield
plate and installing the one provided by FIC I was ready to
my Enlight case has a compatible 300W power supply that was
able to provided enough juice this power-hungry board needs.
I have heard many reports of the SD11 (especially revision 1.8)
having the biggest problem with power supplies. All of us here
at Speedy 3D cannot stress enough the importance of having AT
LEAST a 300W power supply, preferably one that has been recommended