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post #1 of 17
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I'm thinking of selling my second OEM 7870 and going from my matx to a its system. They just seem simpler an nicer to look at plus the space you can save.

I was looking at the cooler master its case or maybe something from Lai li . For the case I need
Essential s
To fit 2 3.5s and a ssd
Has to fit a H60
Atx power supply
DVD drive
Room for a 7870 or 690 length card


Non essential
Room for 2 120mm fan

No prodigy I wanna go smaller then the case I have now
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Bitfenix Prodigy to the rescue! biggrin.gif
Love this case, it's becoming hugely popular, and you can do a ton with it considering how nice the internal layout is.
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post

Bitfenix Prodigy to the rescue! biggrin.gif
Love this case, it's becoming hugely popular, and you can do a ton with it considering how nice the internal layout is.
its too big. I wanna go smaller and tight
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post #4 of 17
You would probably be good off with the cm 120 (thats the name right?)

I have a sugo sg05 which is pretty much the smallest itx case that fits full size hardware, but I ghetto rigged a desktop drive in it, because I watercooled and couldnt use the hdd caddy.

I despise anyone with a prodigy who didnt slam a ton of rads in it and did full watercooling, because the case is huge.
 
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post #5 of 17
I would suggest my case, LIAN LI PC-Q08B. Look at my build it fits all the requirements you listed. H60, 3 HDDs, 1 SSD, DVD drive, ATX power supply. It will fit a 7870 easily if you take out the bottom drive bay which I did for my 560 Ti.

Can't beat the build quality of the case either.
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post #6 of 17
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Yes I most likely will. The second 120 can go were the 80mm fan is. Radiator on the second 120 bracket that's on the HD cage
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post #7 of 17
The Coolermaster Elite 120 would be a good choice, it's very cheap and can accommodate alot of hardware thumb.gif
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You could go for a Lian Li if you want to spend a bit more, their build quality is unmatched smile.gif
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post #9 of 17
In between a Prodigy and an M350 that can fit a 690 gtx you may be hard-pressed to find a lot, though they do exist. Like you said, Lian Li makes some cases like that (e.g. Q08B)

(personally I think some of the Sugo series (Silverstone, e.g. SG06BB) look really nice - but not all support an ATX PSU and the ones I know of won't quite fit a 690gtx.)
post #10 of 17
Your requirement of two 3.5" complicate things. Without modding, I could only think of the Lian Li PC-Q08 with the H60 mounted on top.
Coolermaster Elite 120 - no idea if it could take a H60.
Node 304 - no dvd drive
SilverStone Sugo ITX series: only take one 3.5" and a 2.5".
Edited by cowsgomoo - 11/8/12 at 9:32am
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