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So remember the old beige cases that actually laid flat down on the desk, You know the big bulky awkward looking ones before the tower became the be all and end all, Well i was wondering if anyone made a more up to date one of those? 7970s with waterblocks weigh a ton, And well they bend and sag a lot and it bothers me, I want a flat case, With 10 expansion slots and atleast 6 drive bays (ssd + 5 mechanicals) And i need atleast 4 total 5.25inch drive bays for my bay accesseries, Fan controller and pumpres.


Example of what i'm on about




Like that but taller and more modern.
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I honestly don't think such a beast exist's at least not with the 5.25" bays anything close to what your looking for are basically classed as HTPC cases now from most retailer's.
This is about all i can find at least with some of the spec's but none have 8 expansion slots unfortunately.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811163195&IsVirtualParent=1
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I could get away with only 2 5.25inch bays honestly, The main reason i need 2 at the min is my pump + res sits in it, And i'd prefer to have just enough room to put a rad inside the box.
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This may not be exactly what you are looking for, but the motherboard is at least in a horizontal position biggrin.gif
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This may not be exactly what you are looking for, but the motherboard is at least in a horizontal position biggrin.gif


Coming in at 409 dollars + shipping from america to australia and very few internal shots :< That is essentially what i'm after, A horizontal placement of the board.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rayleyne View Post

+ rep for effort but alas my good friend they are a bit too small, I'm looking to fit a quad crossfirex system into one.

You know what. I believe you should build it your Self... it will be cheaper. finding a case with those specs you want is hard. even if to does exist it's gonna be like 500$

I would say build you own man. use wood or metal if you know how to corner join metal bars. just rip apart a cheap 9 expansion slots mobo and take the back to fit into your own made case.. if i were you i would start on some sketches right now:thumb:
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Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

You know what. I believe you should build it your Self... it will be cheaper. finding a case with those specs you want is hard. even if to does exist it's gonna be like 500$

I would say build you own man. use wood or metal if you know how to corner join metal bars. just rip apart a cheap 9 expansion slots mobo and take the back to fit into your own made case.. if i were you i would start on some sketches right now:thumb:


I have an idea of what i want in my head but getting it sketched down is hard, I used to be good at art but it sort of i don't know what the word is for it.
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post #10 of 43
The word is modern, and goodluck!

Hope you find da case that is all you want!

Have you ever thought about maybe a test bench?

thats all i got sorry frown.gif

Oh ya I stole ya sig lol
Edited by solar0987 - 3/30/13 at 1:59am
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