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Mini-itx in Fractal Arc Mini?

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Sorry for the noob question, but will this motherboard properly fit in an arc mini? http://www.microcenter.com/product/392376/Z77E-ITX_LGA1155_Z77_mini_ITX_Intel_Motherboard

Will it also be able to support an nh-d14?
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Mobo should fit.... but why use a mITX in a mATX case?

I see a few caps that are close to the No Go zone might be an issue.
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Arc mini fits a micro mobo, so it will fit the aforementioned asRock mini mobo.
 
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

Mobo should fit.... but why use a mITX in a mATX case?
I see a few caps that are close to the No Go zone might be an issue.

I just need a mobo+3570k for my next build. I was originally planning on getting a Sniper M3 but my local microcenter ran out a while back. I refuse to buy an ASUS mobo because of their terrible RMA procedures. My local microcenter is the one in Tustin California... they don't have any other microatx mobo's in stock besides from ASUS. sadsmiley.gif
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Originally Posted by SirWooties View Post

I just need a mobo+3570k for my next build. I was originally planning on getting a Sniper M3 but my local microcenter ran out a while back. I refuse to buy an ASUS mobo because of their terrible RMA procedures. My local microcenter is the one in Tustin California... they don't have any other microatx mobo's in stock besides from ASUS. sadsmiley.gif

Asus still makes great mobos. you can return it in 30 days if its defective. You can stress it to hell just to test it before your 30 days runs out.

Maximus v gene is a beast.
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Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post

Arc mini fits a micro mobo, so it will fit the aforementioned asRock mini mobo.
Arc is a micro-ATX case. The mobo is mini-ITX. He just want clearification.

The Asus ones are known to be good but you don't want Asus... not sure about the Gigabyte.


I don't see the point in more/same price for a mITX board which has less features and expandability if you don't use it for its purpose.... small footprint.
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I myself can attest to the Asus RMA nightmares. However, from what ive seen, their ROG boards have the most problems, and their normal boards/workstation boards have the least problems.
 
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