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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by csm725 View Post

Thank you windfire.
Just curious, what does OCN think about the FT03?

I do not remember seeing a lot of discussion about the FT03.

A quick look into the Silverstone Case Owners Club shows that only 7 members are using it:-
http://www.overclock.net/t/408195/the-silverstone-case-owners-club

I personally am fond of the FT03's square and tall design/shape. And it is certainly in my consideration if I ever need a smaller case.
One limitation (and it is also its strength) is the bottom-intake-top-exhaust design. This is very well suited for graphics cards with ''front-centrifugal-intake-fan-and-rear-exhaust'' but is not well for any other types of cooling. This needs to be carefully considered when using this case, IMHO.
post #12 of 19
I love my silverstone Sugo sg-03. It's the most compact matx case you will find with great build quality.

You really can't overclock much because of the limited high restriction for the CPU cooler, although I know some people have use the corsair h-60 water coolers with decent results.
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post #13 of 19
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112316

I like the A04 personally

The PC-A04 is actually about the same size as the A05, but the A05 can fit a full ATX board (which can be beneficial down the road if he decides to change boards).

The A05 has a lot of room inside, and it is probably the smallest ATX case out there that can fit a full-size tower heatsink.
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Thanks all. I wouldn't be OCing much if at all for this rig.
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post #15 of 19
If you are considering the FT03, perhaps take a read on this build log thread (9-page):
http://www.overclock.net/t/1084594/silverstone-ft03-may-part-1
post #16 of 19
I would just go with the Silverstone FT03
post #17 of 19
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Cheers all.
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post #18 of 19
The Cubitek Mini Tank is a cute little thing. It has been tempting me for months.
post #19 of 19
this is not mine. biggrin.gif


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