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Say's it all in the title smile.gif
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The Silverstone SG05B is a popular choice, as is the Bitfenix Prodigy, although the latter is pretty large for a mITX case.
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Depends on how small you want to get.

The Silverstone SG09 is excellent if you want to fit a lot of hardware into a small package and still maintain great cooling. For reference, the SG09 is smaller in volume than the Bitfenix Prodigy, but the Prodigy is ITX and the SG09 can fit larger Micro-ATX motherboards. I have a built log for the SG09 in my sig if you're interested. I know it's not an ITX case, but it's comparable in size to many ITX cases while giving you the option to fit more hardware inside.

If you want to get even smaller and want to keep a graphics card, check out the Silverstone SG05/SG06/SG07/SG08.

If you want to get even smaller than that, the Antec ISK 110 is the way to go. Check out the build log that I started here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1330425/build-log-antec-isk-110-tinier-than-tiny/0_100
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I looked at that sg05, but i dont like the look of how close the power supply is to the motherboard :/
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I looked at that sg05, but i dont like the look of how close the power supply is to the motherboard :/

Fractal Design Node is another one to check out.
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@996gt2 I looked at your build log, it looks very cramped tongue.gif but I'm looking for a gaming rig to fit a gtx 670 in tongue.gif I might have to go with the bitfenix prodigy :/ best looking one ive found so far tongue.gif
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@996gt2 I looked at your build log, it looks very cramped tongue.gif but I'm looking for a gaming rig to fit a gtx 670 in tongue.gif I might have to go with the bitfenix prodigy :/ best looking one ive found so far tongue.gif

Bitfenix Prodigy is a great case if you don't care about size. For me, the point of ITX is to have a small case, and the Prodigy fails in that regard as there are Micro-ATX cases which offer great airflow and yet maintain a smaller size than the Prodigy.

You're right, the Sugo SG09 can look cramped in pictures. But once you've gotten a chance to build with it, it doesn't feel that way at all. In fact, because you can remove the side panels as well as the top fan, assembly in the SG09 is very easy. Not to mention that the SG09 can fit, and sufficiently cool, two 7970s or 680s in a package that's smaller than the Prodigy.
Edited by 996gt2 - 11/23/12 at 6:25pm
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