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I'm looking into an new case that doesn't take up too much space, cools well, and is portable. My requirements are that it fit a full length graphic card, a sound card, three 3.5" drives, and one 2.5" drive.
Does anyone know of the best case for this setup?

I was looking into the Bitfenix Prodigy but I'm not sure about it. If the above is all I need, is Micro-ATX the way to go for me? I have an FT02 right now and it's awesome but I really don't think I need such a big case but I need another case for portability. I'll still be keeping the FT02...
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Silverstone TJ08-B
You already have a silverstone, so you know the quality.
It will be a bit cramped with all that in there, but it cools well, is quiet, and has some great design.
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If you really want cooling as a forte then the new Corsair Air 540 is a good way to go but I'm not sure it will be a little big for Micro ATX since it can take up to E-ATX.

If you need portability then FT03 and 350D are also good options to go with. Take a look at those...
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Silverstone TJ08-B
You already have a silverstone, so you know the quality.
It will be a bit cramped with all that in there, but it cools well, is quiet, and has some great design.

^ this.

i might be a little biased since i have one, but it's one of the best designed cases i've ever seen for fitting a lot of hardware into a small mATX rig.
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Originally Posted by PhilWrir View Post

Silverstone TJ08-B
You already have a silverstone, so you know the quality.
It will be a bit cramped with all that in there, but it cools well, is quiet, and has some great design.

this or the SG10. SG10 does a better job at cooling and is alittle smaller, but the TJ08-E is better designed and better looking IMO. so... it comes down to looks vs functionality. SG10 is more functional in most ways and smaller, but the TJ08-E does offer more options down the road with 2 x 5.25 bays on top of being better looking IMO.
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very nice price on that unit. physically it's bigger then the silverstone counterpart, however, the sale price with that promo code can't be beat. if you are seriously thinking about a mATX case, don't miss this sale biggrin.gif at that price it might be out of stock soon
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The Cooler Master 200N has surprised me for the cost ($50), really decent case and actually a little smaller than a Prodigy.
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