PC In a Nintendo Wii Looks as Cool as a Nintendo Wii

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At last, someone managed the most needed, most anxiously-awaited PC retrofit job there is: putting a PC inside a Nintendo Wii box. Looking into its guts and its back, the Wii PC not very powerful, but it is fully functional and comes with everything you need in a Windows XP box.

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The computer runs Windows XP SP3 on a Celeron 1.3GHz, Intel 852 chipset, 512MB of RAM, and 40GB hard drive, with wireless access, digital video output, three USB ports, and a fan that he stole out of a F-35 STOVL fighter yet. At least, it sounds like one:

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[A9VG via Kotaku]

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Running XP with 512 megs is a painful experience. The memory on my main computer died a few months ago and a 512 meg stick was all I had around as a spare. The 2 days it took for my replacement RAM to arrive were the longest two days ever.

On the other hand, though, I think the PC-Wii would work well with any number of specialized functions. (media computer, specialized *nix box, etc.)