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My Current computer is great but, in the year or so I've had the Arc Midi R2 It just seems like it's too big now. I've spent the last month looking at mini-itx/micro-atx cases and the only thing that has caught my attention has been the Prodigy. So I bought on and when I got it it still seemed too big. (Sold to a friend). So now I need help choosing a new case. I don't really care if it can fit my H100i or full size PSU but it has to fit every thing else. (Build on my profile). My budget is about $200 or so, less is best of course.
post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by BIllyMays View Post

My Current computer is great but, in the year or so I've had the Arc Midi R2 It just seems like it's too big now. I've spent the last month looking at mini-itx/micro-atx cases and the only thing that has caught my attention has been the Prodigy. So I bought on and when I got it it still seemed too big. (Sold to a friend). So now I need help choosing a new case. I don't really care if it can fit my H100i or full size PSU but it has to fit every thing else. (Build on my profile). My budget is about $200 or so, less is best of course.
Wait for the next round of NCase M1's to be made. I had one for about a month and a half and it was a great case. I was also looking at the corsair 250D.
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I don't see your build any where. Could you build it in the rig builder and then put it in your signature? In case you don't know how, follow these steps. Click the rig builder link in the top right of the page. On the right side there should be a Create Rig button. Click it and fill everything out. Once you are done save it and go to your profile. Scroll down and there should be an option to edit your signature. At the bottom of the edit window there should be a menu that says "Show off stuff in your signature." Select your rig and click preview then save.
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All fixed!
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I think that by going smaller the only real compatibility issues you may have size wise are the motherboard (definitely) and the H100i. Some ITX cases will support it, but if the Prodigy is too large for you then you may want to consider going down to a smaller CLC as well.
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post #6 of 11
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Yes I was planning on buying a mini-itx MB, and i would like to use my H100i but if i can't its not a big deal.
Edited by BIllyMays - 4/4/14 at 12:23am
post #7 of 11
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The $200 budget is just for the case, I know I'm going to spend more for the MB and whatever else I need. Just trying to figure out the case right now.
post #8 of 11
Have you considered looking at the Fractal Node 304, Silverstone SG08-Lite, or Corsair 250D for mini-ITX? With your power supply, it'll fit perfectly with the Node 304 and 250D if you go that route.
post #9 of 11
Corsair 250D will fit the h100i and a full size power supply
post #10 of 11
Wait for ncase m1 rev2 thumb.gif
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M1 rev2 is cooking indeed. Pre-order set for late Apr / early May
    
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