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post #11 of 18
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I think that's an apples/oranges comparison, given how much smaller the M1 is in comparison, but the lack of internal volume does necessitate compromises with regard to cooling. And you can't be mad at CaseLabs, they make a damned fine case what holds computers. I'd check to make sure you'll be good stuffing it into a carry-on, though. Bag size limits ain't what they used to be.

Couldn't agree with you more. I've heard great things about both the M1 and Caselabs and given the size of the Caselabs BH4 I'm sure I could find some kind of bag to carry it with. Hell, I'd carry it on my lap if I could......buy an extra plane ticket for it's own seat........maybe not that far.
post #12 of 18
Why not get a cooler Master elite 130? If you are shipping or stowing a case, get lots and lots of foam and pack the case with it and I strongly suggest unmounting the video card and the CPU cooler
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Any idea how I could get a Jonsbo case in the US?
They used to be available under the Rosewill Legacy line and Cooltek brand, but not that I know of any longer, at least not without paying customs frown.gif
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You can take Fractal Design Define Nano S and SF PSU. For example Corsair SF600, to allow better GPU airflow.
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post #16 of 18
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Why not get a cooler Master elite 130? If you are shipping or stowing a case, get lots and lots of foam and pack the case with it and I strongly suggest unmounting the video card and the CPU cooler

I am a big fan of coolernaster's products but if I were to go bigger I might as well go for a cube like the fractal node 804. I figure If I'm gonna end up shipping something around it might as well be bigger. Heck, maybe even a mid tower enthoo evolv, but I think I've settled on the CaseLabs Bullet bh4. Perfect size and very high quality.
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You can take Fractal Design Define Nano S and SF PSU. For example Corsair SF600, to allow better GPU airflow.

That's actually a great idea....do you think the temperature differences would be significant with a big triple fan gpu? I.e. Asus strix/ Evga FTW3
post #18 of 18
You cant be wrong with Asus strix smile.gif I have 480 8g strix, and in some games fan don't even turn on.
Nano S have pretty good airflow, just put 2x140 mm front and one 120 mm back fan and that's enough.
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