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The article mentions that flexatx is "small and cheap". Although that is one possible application for it, it's also used for computers that are packed with features and cost a premium over regularly-sized computers because the small size is considered a feature which most computers are unable to attain. For an example, take a look at the Shuttle XPC line of computers/barebones. ( I'm not trying to promote theirs or anyone else's POV, but the current "FlexATX therefor Small&Cheap" logic is one-sided and incorrect. -Frederik Duijn, Logistic Manager 2003-2004, IAPC student computer store, University of Twente —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 00:23, January 30, 2008

I have removed the POV text that you are refering to. It is also true that FlexATX motherboards often cost more to the buyer (even though they are cheaper to make) because their size lets them command a premium. As a sidebar, Shuttle's XPC motherboards are not actually FlexATX (or any other standard used by other companies). — Aluvus t/c 00:21, 31 January 2008 (UTC)