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post #41 of 65
Get the p180.
Top 5.25"= optical drive
Remove both hdd cages
Top hdd cage replaced with the H80
Bottom hdd cage replaced with 120mm fan
Lower 5.25" bays ( in front of psu)= 1 for fan controller and 1 for ssd.
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I dearly love my Qmicra V2







wind-tunnel and silent too
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post #43 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by loganshaw9 View Post
what are you talking about have u even seen recent matx cases and how good of cooling they provide

i could fit 2 240mm rads in my dragon slayer if i wanted too
I will try to use an example of a car with a very small engine bay but with a very big engine stuffed into it.I ask myself "is this customer capable of working inside this case without breaking something" and the answer is "NO" so I am going to be the one that has to deal with all this limited accessibility and it is just not worth it to me. If you want to cram all this gear in this small space and take it upon yourself to be the one responsible,have at it.

The question really involved air-cooling and I will use a micro-ATX case if I do not have extreme high heat producing components inside. I ask myself why would I start out with two strikes against me. For the small cases I use low heat producing components, or just tell the customer to be satisfied with components running up near the top of what their design limit is.
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post #44 of 65
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivan TSI View Post
Yes it has, 2 5.25" bays in front of the psu. 1 for the ssd and 1 for the fan controller.
And where would my internal blueray drive go?
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post #45 of 65
That Qmicra has caught my eye but it looks like its not being made anymore. Damnit......
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post #46 of 65
Thread Starter 
NZXT made a really wild looking MATX case awhile back too similar in design to the Qmicra (can't recall the model name).
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post #47 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
NZXT made a really wild looking MATX case awhile back too similar in design to the Qmicra (can't recall the model name).
The NZXT Rogue?
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post #48 of 65
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
The NZXT Rogue?
Yeah that's it.

Nowhere to be found.

Exactly what I would be looking for. 4 120 fans two on each side, a rear 120 (which could house my H80), 2 front 5.25" bays, room for 5 hard drives (not that I need it).

Black with a top window... And the motherboard sits horizontally similar to the Mountain Mods Horizon. I believe it even had a removable motherboard tray.


Has anyone seen them anywhere to buy still?




Edited by Robilar - 8/7/11 at 10:44pm
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post #49 of 65
I think I bought the last TJ08-E on directcanada.com...sorry bro!
post #50 of 65
What the Lian PC-V600? Pricey, but it seems like a win-win aesthetically and functionally.

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