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I understand you OP, for I also have a suitcase so big that I can fit into it. That's what's throwing squirrel off balance methinks. tongue.gif

The Phenom is an ITX specified/only case, and the Phenom M can fit either mATX only or both ITX and mATX.

If you're sure they'll all fit, it's all down to looks then man. tongue.gif I vote for the Phenom M for that I plan on getting one... and (hopefully) you can fit both mATX and ITX boards in it, giving you choice, as opposed to the Phenom non-M being ITX only.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by xGiggles View Post

Wait, what are you talking about? The cases would fit fine in the suitcase. I would just need to put them on their side.

Dimensions of suitcase as given by you:
20 x 13.5 x 9

Dimensions of Phenom M (the smaller of the cases in question):
14.724 x 12.992 x 9.842

No matter which way you turn it, it will not fit.

To make things worse, you said that the dimensions you gave are for the outside of the suitcase. Given that it is pretty far from being a box with perfectly flat sides and that it has heavily rounded edges and corners, the usable (for this purpose) internal dimension are likely at least 1-2 inches less on each side.

These are the simple facts. Deal with it.
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post #13 of 14
Damn those short but wide cases! tongue.gif

Calm squirrel, calm. smile.gif OP just gotta look elsewhere then. Sorry if I wasn't helpful.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Dire Squirrel View Post

Dimensions of suitcase as given by you:
20 x 13.5 x 9

Dimensions of Phenom M (the smaller of the cases in question):
14.724 x 12.992 x 9.842

No matter which way you turn it, it will not fit.

To make things worse, you said that the dimensions you gave are for the outside of the suitcase. Given that it is pretty far from being a box with perfectly flat sides and that it has heavily rounded edges and corners, the usable (for this purpose) internal dimension are likely at least 1-2 inches less on each side.

These are the simple facts. Deal with it.

Oops, I guess you're right. Sorry. EVGA Hadron here I come.
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