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Unless he is running a gtx 690, he wont need anything over 500w.

that why i said he doesn't need a 750w psu rolleyes.gif
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post #22 of 29
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that why i said he doesn't need a 750w psu rolleyes.gif

I know, just driving the point home. Everyone thinks you need 1000w to run a 3570k and gtx 680. tongue.gif
 
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post #23 of 29
Dude, go Sugo SG07 : >.

The whole point of using a mini-itx gaming rig is that its small.




Ciggarette pack for size comparison.
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post #24 of 29
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Originally Posted by charliew View Post

The whole point of using a mini-itx gaming rig is that its small.

I know this point has been belabored throughout the forums endlessly across a variety of SFF-related discussions, but screw the Prodigy. It blasphemes the (implied) SFF of mITX.
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post #25 of 29
Really, I just dont know why everyone loves the prodigy, its the size of a matx case and that just defeats the point. If not the sugo sg07, the sg 05. The SG05 is the smallest mitx case that supports full length graphics cards. Up to 10 inches, any nvidia card with reference design or 2 fans, the tripple fan cards are a half inch too long for the case.
 
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post #26 of 29
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

The asrocks uefi bios are nothing spectacular to look at, but they do work just fine. You can watch a video of it, but the board in general is great. You might have to watercool with a closed loop if you want good cooling performance because the proximity of the socket to the pcie slot can cause problems. You can fit a prolimatech samuel 17, thermaltake axp 140 and things like that, but something like the scythe big shuriken will block the pcie slot.
I am going to be watercooling, but now this makes me worry that some waterblocks and their brackets might be too big and block the PCIe slot..
Should I be concerned?
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post #27 of 29
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I am going to be watercooling, but now this makes me worry that some waterblocks and their brackets might be too big and block the PCIe slot..
Should I be concerned?

Unless the waterblocks are bigger than the intel stock cooler, which I really dont see happening. Any closed loop watercooler will fit, and 99.9% of custom waterblocks. Cant think of any waterblock that would not fit.
 
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post #28 of 29
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Originally Posted by d3daiM View Post

I am going to be watercooling, but now this makes me worry that some waterblocks and their brackets might be too big and block the PCIe slot..
Should I be concerned?

Nope, you should be asking yourself where you should be putting your radiator. The h100 for example is pretty much a nono with mini itx. Guess you could go H60 or something tho and use a ref-graphics card for the exahust.
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post #29 of 29
Oh, I've got that all figured out. I've got the Cubitek Mini Tank. It's the best mini ITX case. smile.gif
And I'm modding it. Thank you!
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