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Poll Results: Which features are most important to you in a Mini ITX case?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 7% of voters (92)
    Size - the smaller the better. I don't need a full GPU, I want a HTPC-style box.
  • 77% of voters (1009)
    Size - I want it to be small, but I want a full size GPU and full size PSU in there.
  • 11% of voters (154)
    Air cooling - I want lots of fan options, top, sides, back, front.
  • 31% of voters (411)
    Air cooling - I want it to perform well out of the box but we don't need to perforate every single panel.
  • 25% of voters (329)
    "Sleek, Modern" Design - The BitFenix Prodiigy, NZXT Phantom Series, Corsair 600T and other cases with unique designs are my favorite.
  • 49% of voters (646)
    "Refined, Aluminum" Design - Silverstone, Lian-Li, and Corsair Obsidian Series are more my speed.
  • 34% of voters (454)
    Quiet - I want this thing whisper quiet.
  • 45% of voters (596)
    Liquid Cooling - it'd be nice to be able to fit a 240mm radiator in this thing
  • 7% of voters (97)
    HDD Capacity - I want to make a RAID or NAS box, so I want at least four 3.5" drive bays
  • 36% of voters (477)
    HDD Capacity - I just plan on running an OS and a storage drive - two or three drive bays is fine as long as there's native SSD support.
  • 18% of voters (246)
    Portability - handles and whatnot are really important to me. So is overall weight and durability.
  • 19% of voters (255)
    Scent - I like all my computer products to be scratch and sniff. Please make this smell like Lilacs.
  • 2% of voters (32)
    Other - posted in thread.
1308 Total Votes  
post #1251 of 1303
Quote:
Originally Posted by weredawg View Post

Yes. In a video with him talking to Hexus it shows that both sides have magnetic filters.

Can you link me to the video? Thanks!

Is it this one? ---> LINK

EDIT: He shows the left side dust filter (beginning) and then he does mention in the latter part of the video that the right side has a dust filter as well.
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 1/10/14 at 1:49pm
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post #1252 of 1303
If you install an H100i or an H220 (will this fit?) should you do exhaust or intake on it?
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 1/10/14 at 1:51pm
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post #1253 of 1303
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark_thaddeus View Post

If you install an H100i or an H220 (will this fit?) should you do exhaust or intake on it?

I'd do Exhaust. You have front intake, and GPU intake, then rad and rear exhaust. I think this is ideal.
post #1254 of 1303
Quote:
Originally Posted by Allanitomwesh View Post

What you want is a rosewill legacy u2 window.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147206

Funny that you say that because its exactly the case I have my eye on thumb.gif
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post #1255 of 1303
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by prava View Post


Is expensive at $200? I'm honestly asking because I have no idea about production costs and, thus, I have no way of knowing it. What I do know is that the case itself isn't expensive per se. What makes the case expensive? The material? Lets take it away. What else? The layout would be just as good as it is if it were made of plastic and steel. Aluminum is a big selling point of Lian Li... but a good design isn't related to the material used. thumb.gif

I think $200 is a lot for any size case. It's severely expensive for a Mini ITX. At that price they're in boutique, low-volume only, which is fine since they only built 1000 anyway.

But if we'd launched the M1 for $200 we'd have been laughed out of this forum, and you guys know it.
post #1256 of 1303
Hi George!

I wish to use my current stuff and transplant it onto this case, will my Swiftech H220 fit in this case?

Thanks! thumb.gif
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post #1257 of 1303
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark_thaddeus View Post

Hi George!

I wish to use my current stuff and transplant it onto this case, will my Swiftech H220 fit in this case?

Thanks! thumb.gif

Nope, too thick on the radiator side. Unless you bought some slimline fans.
post #1258 of 1303
Quote:
Originally Posted by UnderscoreHero View Post

I'd do Exhaust. You have front intake, and GPU intake, then rad and rear exhaust. I think this is ideal.

If I use my H220 for my CPU (if this fits) and GPU would setting it as exhaust yield better temps or still be the better option?
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post #1259 of 1303
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Originally Posted by CorsairGeorge View Post

Nope, too thick on the radiator side. Unless you bought some slimline fans.

Thank you sir! Too bad it's limited to the types of AIO it can fit... I'll have to think really hard about this then...

When you say too thick, will it make a difference if I use a different mobo versus using the Z77 M-ITX of ASUS?

Which particular area would be impeding the H220? Looking at both the H100i (120mm x 275mm x 27mm) and H220 (128mm x 269mm x 29mm) the difference in thickness is 2mm, it's that tight in there? Or is it the 8mm difference in width that makes it a no go?
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 1/10/14 at 3:01pm
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post #1260 of 1303
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Originally Posted by prava View Post

I'd suggest you get your hands on an M1, then wink.gif You will be surprised. Actually, you could make the case just slightly taller, and it would support ATX psu's. Make it just a tad wider, and you can put all the cables behind. Or make both, and you could put ATX + cables + a decent heatsink or some rads.

So....what's your trying to say is.......the ncase m1 would be better if it was taller and wider?
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