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Aesthetics, and the fact that you can fit a 240mm + 200mm radiator in there without the slightest bit of modding.
Who needs SLI when single cards are as powerful as they are?

^This

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Originally Posted by xbournex View Post

Prodigy is small. Unless you can use the handles for fitting water cooling, internal dimensions are 250 x 310 x 340, meaning less volume to work with. What space it takes up on a desk, probably isn't your smallest. Handles were made to carry the case around and the feet also serve as a shock absorber - not to fit another optical drive, front panel connector, and external 3.5".

These + low cost + low weight. (If I need tri SLI I'll use my main rig at 75 pounds, but my mini rig soon to be in a prodigy is under 10 lbs. Not a big deal for most, but if you get nailed with back problems, that 75 pounds doesn't seem so appealing.)
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post #12 of 17
i like the look of the case but
reviews on newegg make me not want it
also the power button, reset, mic/headphone, and two usb ports are on the side of the case that would have me reaching between my wall and the pc just to turn it on or plug in something to the side. never seen anyone use that side of the case for anything and just seems like a total pain for all 3 of the desks in my house.
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i like the look of the case but
reviews on newegg make me not want it
also the power button, reset, mic/headphone, and two usb ports are on the side of the case that would have me reaching between my wall and the pc just to turn it on or plug in something to the side. never seen anyone use that side of the case for anything and just seems like a total pain for all 3 of the desks in my house.

thinking.gif that's a good point about the usb ports, perhaps I will try to mod my case to have them on the left side if/when I get the case for my next build.
post #14 of 17
Both side panels are interchangeable - your USB's can be on the other side. You will just lose the ventilation on the GPU side.
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I honestly hope OP is joking... ****
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post #16 of 17
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Both side panels are interchangeable - your USB's can be on the other side. You will just lose the ventilation on the GPU side.

Nothing a little cutting can't fix. That's really good to know and opens up a lot of options with placement, I personally like them where they are.
post #17 of 17
i like it cause it looks good and you can do alot with it. so i bought it, but i got no idea what to put in properly wont use it till 2 years or so xD
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