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I really want the size of the S3, but I don't know if I'd be OK with an mITX board.

Do you feel like it ever limits you? Overclocking, installation, SATA ports, fan ports, etc?
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Originally Posted by AngryGoldfish View Post

I really want the size of the S3, but I don't know if I'd be OK with an mITX board.

Do you feel like it ever limits you? Overclocking, installation, SATA ports, fan ports, etc?
I came from a RIVBE and SLI but no issues. Haven't really OCd much. Will start once I get my new cooler solutions. I use a lamptron controller for my fans so that not issue. If I needed more storage that would limit me. It can hold two SSD and one HDD native. I run a 1TB Blue 1TB 850 Evo and 250GB Evo so as of now I'm not limited.

So no I don't feel limited in any way.
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I came from a RIVBE and SLI but no issues. Haven't really OCd much. Will start once I get my new cooler solutions. I use a lamptron controller for my fans so that not issue. If I needed more storage that would limit me. It can hold two SSD and one HDD native. I run a 1TB Blue 1TB 850 Evo and 250GB Evo so as of now I'm not limited.

So no I don't feel limited in any way.

I would need more storage space than that, but it appears Case-Labs offer expandable storage racks. Seeing as I don't know if I'd be going custom water cooling in the future or not, I can't see the extra cages getting in the way.
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I would need more storage space than that, but it appears Case-Labs offer expandable storage racks. Seeing as I don't know if I'd be going custom water cooling in the future or not, I can't see the extra cages getting in the way.
Yeah that is the beauty of Caselabs, they always have an option to make it work. Think if you got a pedastal how much more room you would have in the S3
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Yeah that is the beauty of Caselabs, they always have an option to make it work. Think if you got a pedastal how much more room you would have in the S3

I'll do more reading on the pros and cons of mATX vs mITX and see whether I can live without some of the features.
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Should have a whole mess of parts arriving today/tomorrow (whatever time in the world you are at). Ordered a new Deathadder Chroma and WASD Code 87 MX Green.
Also with the release of the CL Nova X2M I will be buying that, black exterior, gunmetal interior, reversed mobo tray. All the jazz. I swear this hobby never ends and is a constant money drain. In 6 months I will be dropping some more money on a custom loop for GPU and CPU.
At that point I will be in my own place. I am thinking X2M, one small slim 240 or whatever in the front and a 180 2x2 or a 120 3x3 external rad for some quiet and cool operations. Big plans.
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@Wiz766 What happened to i'm not going to water cool lol and try some slim hardware labs rads should be what your looking for... for a slim 240
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Should have a whole mess of parts arriving today/tomorrow (whatever time in the world you are at). Ordered a new Deathadder Chroma and WASD Code 87 MX Green.
Also with the release of the CL Nova X2M I will be buying that, black exterior, gunmetal interior, reversed mobo tray. All the jazz. I swear this hobby never ends and is a constant money drain. In 6 months I will be dropping some more money on a custom loop for GPU and CPU.
At that point I will be in my own place. I am thinking X2M, one small slim 240 or whatever in the front and a 180 2x2 or a 120 3x3 external rad for some quiet and cool operations. Big plans.
Never a dull moment at the Wiz's.smile.gif
Personally I like the look of the X2M, just the right size and not too tall.
Imo the reversed tray is the way to go, for the fact that it places the video card the right way up. Out of curiosity, which card are you planning on using for that case?
Looking forward to the build.thumb.gif
    
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Mr Wiz yoy are on ball man. Another build to look forward to. Wow
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@Wiz766 What happened to i'm not going to water cool lol and try some slim hardware labs rads should be what your looking for... for a slim 240

Shhhhh. I know that's what I said but I want moar.
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