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I was looking at it and it says it doesn't support fans larger then 105mm...I'd have a problem with that.

I would just go with the cheaper 354 you linked. It is also very nice. it is 2 inches taller but 2 inches thinner...close but slightly larger overall. Problem is I really like the fact the mobo lays flat on the 353.
I think the 353 actually supports 2x120mm intake fans. So you might be able to fit a sealed water cooling unit in there, but I've not seen it done yet. I have seen it done in a V354 though so it's definitely possible.
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Here you go: pictures of a Corsair H50 push pull setup in a V354:

http://www.overclock.net/13933617-post1429.html
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I think the 353 actually supports 2x120mm intake fans. So you might be able to fit a sealed water cooling unit in there, but I've not seen it done yet. I have seen it done in a V354 though so it's definitely possible.
Edited my above post stating I don't even know what size fans it supports. Also asked what size PSU it can take. Not a lot of info that I can find on these cases. I may just end up contacting Lian-Li directly if I can't find anything...or just buying everything and running with it.
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Edited my above post stating I don't even know what size fans it supports. Also asked what size PSU it can take. Not a lot of info that I can find on these cases. I may just end up contacting Lian-Li directly if I can't find anything...or just buying everything and running with it.

Both the 353 and 354 (and all of Lian Li's other Micro ATX and mini ITX cases as far as I know) will take a standard ATX sized PSU. So you don't have to buy anything special to fit.

I would recommend a moderately sized modular unit. Extra-long units (like the 1000W+ models) may not fit. A non modular unit will make cable management a pain.
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Here you go: pictures of a Corsair H50 push pull setup in a V354:

http://www.overclock.net/13933617-post1429.html
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post
Both the 353 and 354 (and all of Lian Li's other Micro ATX and mini ITX cases as far as I know) will take a standard ATX sized PSU. So you don't have to buy anything special to fit.

I would recommend a moderately sized modular unit. Extra-long units (like the 1000W+ models) may not fit. A non modular unit will make cable management a pain.
Both great info

This looks like it may be the way to go. So my Mini-Sandy Monster is changing to a Micro-Sandy Monster. Still will look awesome.

Will update OP with my findings.

Hope to have this done within the month. I'll be back with some photos and a build log if all goes well.

Thanks for all the help 996gt2 and everyone else!
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This may help, I tried helping a member on here who had a ITX mobo:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ease-help.html

To say the least it was quite difficult, especially with the lack of options in the BIOS. Have a littel read.

I would recommend going with a m-atx mobo, I think the geneZ would be a good choice.

Anyways hope that helps you out a little
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