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As the thread title states, does anyone know if a HAF 912 can fit an EATX motherboard (specifically the EVGA X58 Classified 3-Way)

Thanks a lot.
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No unfortunately the HAF 912 does not support EATX. I do not speak from experience as I do not own the case, however by looking at pictures and measurements of the EATX vs ATX standard...the EATX is a good 3.4in (86mm longer). Look at this pic, the ATX board barely fits (just perfectly), so I do not think EATX will fit in HAF 912.

parts_inside.jpg

BUT..the EVGA Classfied 3-way is only 10.38" long and judging by that picture there is a good ~2in. between the end of the ATX standard to the hard drive bay, so you should be able to fit the board in with a little modifications. And by looking at a picture of the board itself, there are screw holes complying to the standard ATX form factor so you can just leave the rest of the board "hanging", which is perfectly fine. Only problem is you'll be covering most of the cable management holes but you can of course adapt to that tongue.gif

evga-classified-x58-4way.jpg

Good luck!
Edited by Aznboy1993 - 7/19/11 at 9:42pm
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Take a look at the HAFX or HAF932 for eATX support.
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nope.
post #5 of 15
ofcourse not man.
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Does anyone in this thread have definitive PROOF that the HAF 912 won't fit an EATX motherboard? I know what the spec sheet says. But hey, if it fits, it fits.
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As soon as something 50 inches in length fits in a area 20 inches in length, I'll let ya know...


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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Intelship;14278412 
Take a look at the HAFX or HAF932 for eATX support.
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Originally Posted by sunnycloud78;14278513 
nope.
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Originally Posted by roflamayo;14279449 
ofcourse not man.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Helmsdg;14286185 
As soon as something 50 inches in length fits in a area 20 inches in length, I'll let ya know...


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wrong, it will fit. Exhibit A, my case, the lovely CM 690 II. It officially doesn't have E-ATX support but have a look at this:
DSC_01111.jpg
The classified still uses the normal ATX standoffs(as all E-ATX motherboards do I believe), and it only overhangs by a bit over 20mm(which by the look of the 912, has more than enough room for this extra PCB). Keep in mind that it also overhangs at the bottom a bit as well, but from the pictures I've seen of it I'm 99% sure it'll fit without any modifications(I didn't have to pick up the dremel once).

Oh yeah aznboy, that isn't the motherboard, this is it:
EVGA%20x58%20SLI%20classified%20141-BL-E759-A1%2001.jpg
As far as I know the only thing that makes the E759(what Ipwnnubletz is getting) different from the E760(what I have) is a NF200 chip so you can have SLI with all cards getting all 16 lanes.
Edited by jackeyjoe - 7/20/11 at 3:57pm
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Awesome! Thanks jackeyjoe. Now I have no worries about my build biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Helmsdg;14286185 
As soon as something 50 inches in length fits in a area 20 inches in length, I'll let ya know...


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post #10 of 15
I took the measurements but cant guarantee the EVGA X58 Classified will fit.
The space between the rear and the 5.25 inch bays is 28cm while the EATX board is around 26cm. this will cover all the cable management holes
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