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I am going away to college and there wont be room for my full tower case.

What is the best case for full loop? The smaller, the better.
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post #2 of 17
The Compact Splash which is sold here on OCN is a true SFF case which can support a 240mm and 120mm rad. It's expensive though (and might be sold out, not sure). Otherwise just grab a Bitfenix Prodigy which isn't true SFF, but is small and can fit two 240mm rads with light modding.

But in reality you should just get a laptop and leave your gaming PC at home. College is for studying, socializing, and gaming (pick any 2). smile.gif
post #3 of 17
Prodigy-M is a great m-ATX case that support 240+140/120mm. And looks amazing:

52lVMvm.jpg%3F1

The original prodigy support ITX and more rad. space smile.gif
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post #4 of 17
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prodigy m is the big boy, im looking for something smaller. I remember seeing things about ncase m1. How big is the prodigy compared to mercury s3?
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by Alex132 View Post

Prodigy-M is a great m-ATX case that support 240+140/120mm. And looks amazing:
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52lVMvm.jpg%3F1

The original prodigy support ITX and more rad. space smile.gif
That pic made me curious because it shows a radiator where the PSU normally is in the Prodigy M. Turns out it's been pretty extensively modified to move the motherboard over and put the PSU behind it. Full pics here.

The Prodigy M will support a slim 240mm rad on top, and a 120mm rad at the rear, but using the top rad position prevents the use of the top couple of PCI slots, as I understand it.
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Slightly smaller:

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post #7 of 17
A bit off topic, but going off to college why do you want a custom loop? Wouldn't it be much more convenient to just air cool?
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im concerned with noise. I already have a full loop. Plus the stock cooler on the 290x would sure piss any roomate off.
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Holy crap, where are you going to fit a radiator in that little case?
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