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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 #61 of 1303
Quote:
Originally Posted by PatrickCrowely View Post

Should be able to fit two 240MM Rads, one in the front & one on top. It has to be native also. Dual GPU support & a side window with no fans. Make sure the side window doesn't show to far where it will show the front radiator. The standard Corsair brush metal front. It should have enough room behind the motherboard tray to mount two SSD's Three 5.25 bays, cause more than likely it will house a Bay Res & a Optical Drive/Fan Controller. All fan intakes need to be filtered.. Make it tall enough to fit a 45MM Rad & one set of fans @ the top of the case (this is critical) The depth should be long enough to house a standard PSU with room in the floor for a 140MM fan or a D5 pump.



Good job, you've designed an ATX case!
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post #62 of 1303
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Originally Posted by Serephucus View Post

Do you even know what an ITX board is?

Yes I do, small as they come... It's plenty of Prodigy cases with two 240MM rads in them... You can also put three 5.25 bays in them as well....

This one here (Vid below) is the one of the best one's I've seen. & I've been subscribed to this build log here.. Project Prodigious

 
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post #63 of 1303
Like it small. as small as possible but able to fit full sized psu and gpu, and for me full sized, dual tower air cooler. its the reason I'm interested in the prodigy, but options would be good thumb.gif

in fact if there was only mounting for 1 or 2 2.5 drives, that would be fine. ssd's are the future really.
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post #64 of 1303
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Originally Posted by dmanstasiu View Post

Good job, you've designed an ATX case!

Actually I took all the modding out of the case.... It's plenty of these cases with two Rads in them. Couple build logs are on here as a matter of a fact.. rolleyes.gif

This one below is a dual Rad & dual GPU...







Edited by PatrickCrowely - 1/25/13 at 9:25am
 
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post #65 of 1303
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Originally Posted by PatrickCrowely View Post

Actually I took all the modding out of the case.... It's plenty of these cases with two Rads in them. Couple build logs are on here as a matter of a fact.. rolleyes.gif

This one below is a dual Rad & dual GPU...

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





That's mATX, not mITX.

mITX boards only have 1 PCI-E slot for 1 GPU, or other peripheral. Just because it's a prodigy doesn't mean it's still an mITX case anymore, it's been modded into an mATX case.
post #66 of 1303
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Originally Posted by Shrak View Post

That's mATX, not mITX.

mITX boards only have 1 PCI-E slot for 1 GPU, or other peripheral.


Thank you for explaining.....

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post #67 of 1303
- small, but enough room to fit any single GPU card
- simple yet elegant design
- aluminium construction
- SFX PSU
- 1xSSD & 1xHDD
- slimline ODD
- front USB 2.0, 3.0, audio and SD card reader
- enough airflow for the GPU
- bonus points if it fits a h100
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post #68 of 1303
1| Full modular PSU as most mobo's have varying placements of the 24pin and the 12v ATX connectors which should be included ofc smile.gif
2| Modular drive cage/caddy for people who want to use it as NAS or maybe have a gaming rig on the go. i.e: 1xHDD+1xSSD
3| Largest dual/triple slotted GPU support
4| Accessibility for modding such as power/HDD LED's
5| Cablemanagement options built into the frame/construct of the chassis.
6| Flat USB3.0 cable, full USB 3.0 support
7| Option for a slim ODD with an adapter included in box.
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post #69 of 1303
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Originally Posted by PatrickCrowely View Post

Actually I took all the modding out of the case.... It's plenty of these cases with two Rads in them. Couple build logs are on here as a matter of a fact.. rolleyes.gif

This one below is a dual Rad & dual GPU...

Looks great. What case is that?
post #70 of 1303
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Originally Posted by zalbard View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by PatrickCrowely View Post

Actually I took all the modding out of the case.... It's plenty of these cases with two Rads in them. Couple build logs are on here as a matter of a fact.. rolleyes.gif

This one below is a dual Rad & dual GPU...

Looks great. What case is that?

Prodigy, modded beyond recognition
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