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Honestly I'd probably sell the sound card and snag the Impact. Very nice audio and allows for a smaller footprint. MATX cases for the most part aren't much smaller than traditional cases.

I love my Creative HD biggrin.gif Really for positional locations in gaming, there is nothing else close. Not the best for music or movies but I have other systems for that. Creative should never have discontinued it in favor of their more recent Recon crap.
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True. I have most of my games on optical discs though. I guess I will eventually have to give it up. AOW III that I just bought was digital.

So it looks like I could fit an H220 in there with push pull. The more I look at it the more I like it. Two fans above the mount bracket and two below the rad?

Also, it looks like you can mount a big 200mm fan in the floor and have it push air up through the system?
Look at that aerocool ds-cube (or something like that), you may like it even more.
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Look at that aerocool ds-cube (or something like that), you may like it even more.

It is nice. Problem is Aerocool products are almost impossible to get in Canada.
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It is nice. Problem is Aerocool products are almost impossible to get in Canada.
http://products.ncix.com/detail/aerocool-ds-cube-black-microatx-a0-91595-1018.htm
NCIX carries them. They get a new shipment in like every 2 weeks with Aerocool stuff.
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Have you seen a 240 rad with push pull installed into it? Looks like there would be quite a bit of obstruction. Also, the only fan intake is the roof and back?
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Have you seen a 240 rad with push pull installed into it? Looks like there would be quite a bit of obstruction. Also, the only fan intake is the roof and back?
I would trust a 240 rad more in the DS-cube then the Phenom in push-pull. Plus there is a 200mm in the front, with the slightly raised roof, for just such uses as rads, and the rear fan. I believe it can take up to a 280mm rad.
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N200, although as far as I know,  you're going to have to zip-tie the H220 b/c CoolerMaster's licensed version (the Glacier I believe it's called) won't fit without the slack zip-ties give which lets it sit a bit lower (source = Tek Syndicate).

 

Of course there's always the CaseLabs Mercury S5 (it had to be said since you said price is no object).

 

350D is a bit big and has that 5.25" aesthetic bay issue.

 

Arc Mini R2 is a great case, same with the Define Mini (I prefer the Arc).

 

The Node 804 is a bit big on footprint.

 

Unfortunately the FT03 doesn't support 240mm rads. The PS07 does though! (Don't know if the TJ08-E has 120mm mounts; also not sure on PS07/TJ08-E cooler support)

 

The Bitfenix mATX versions of the Prodigy, Phenom, and Colossus can fit a 240mm up on top (imo Phenom looks best).

 

Aerocool DS Cube looks pretty nice.


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Have you seen a 240 rad with push pull installed into it? Looks like there would be quite a bit of obstruction. Also, the only fan intake is the roof and back?

Yup, you can do a push pull with the Aerocool DS Cube

http://youtu.be/76rnyePuMDQ?t=8m50s

Past the 9:00 minute mark he mentions he has an H100i in push pull! thumb.gif
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