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Bitfenix Prodigy or Fractal Arc Midi R2: ATX or ITX

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Hi,

I have a small room but will fit any of them, considering the build for i5 3570K.

I'm thinking of ITX but worried in the expansion in the next gen. ATX will give expansion but the size is too large compared to ITX that can give me same performance at the moment.

What do you think will do for me?

Thanks!
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mATX! biggrin.gif

Personally, i'm looking to do a build in this (LINK)

If you like the design of the Arc Midi, take a look at the Arc Mini thumb.gif
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The Arc Midi really isn't that big of a case, even though it is ATX. mATX gives you a bit more to work with over ITX, mainly another slot or two. If you go mATX, the Arc Mini is a bit smaller than the Midi thumb.gif
 
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Intel i7 3930k Asus Rampage IV Gene Micro ATX LGA2011 Diamond Radeon HD 7970 Diamond Radeon HD 7970 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB Heatkiller Waterblocks! Windows 8 Pro 
PowerCase
Seasonic X-850 Mountain Mods H2gO, black wrinkle, Left H Windo... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz 1.428v Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4-B3 EVGA 570 SC SLI@ 900/2000 1.1v G-Skill Ripjaws 16gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial C300 128gb Samsung F4 2TBx4 Raid5 LG Bluray Combo GPU - HK GPUx3 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
CPU - HK Rev 3.0 360+120 Rads, Gentle Typhoon AP-15s Win7 Pro x64 Samsung SyncMaster XL2370 
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