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I keep thinking that I want to do a matx or even mitx build but then I see this question ^ and I say to myself.... ummmm nah. I have seen some matx cases that have Titans stuffed in them so, it msy be possible for you to get the 7870 in there. I hope the spacing works out for you!
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I was lookin at my case and where the pci-e slot is in relation to the middle set of 3.5" bays in the front of my case and I think I will be ok but I might have to bend down a piece of the bays or cut a notch in it. It does to much matter cause I plan on a full size atx case for the next purchase, when I can afford it.I have the NZXT Beta Evo. If anybody has the same case, mb, and card and can confirm this, feel free to chime in!

you should be able to remove the middle set of the 3.25 hdd cage. Thats what i did with my case and card. Great airflow as well from the front intake fan thumb.gif
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I keep thinking that I want to do a matx or even mitx build but then I see this question ^ and I say to myself.... ummmm nah. I have seen some matx cases that have Titans stuffed in them so, it msy be possible for you to get the 7870 in there. I hope the spacing works out for you!

ya it just looks a little close is all. I haven't tried to measure it or anything but I might look up the specs for my case, but the

pci-e slots can vary from board to board faik so that would only be so helpful til I get the card and try it. I do know trying to route my hoses is going to be a chore when I get my rad, but I might just have to wait for a new case or mod the crap out of this one. I've been wanting to do a build log for a while but I don't have a decent enough camera.

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you should be able to remove the middle set of the 3.25 hdd cage. Thats what i did with my case and card. Great airflow as well from the front intake fan thumb.gif


I'll probably just remove everything from the 5.25 bays down, and bottom mount my dual 120 EK Coolstream xt rad, cause I really don't think I can get it in the top. I'll have to cut some fan holes in the bottom of the case also to do that, but then I guess that's where all the fun is, an I right. I think I might just get me a good camera so I can document this as I go and make a build thread, but photography just isn't my thing. I'm clueless when it comes to cameras and pictures, camera.gif haha!

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