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Just sold my rig for 1400, now I need to buid a portable quad core gtx rig. Please help me with a Newegg.com order. Some of you are tremendously helpful and knowledgable of what I should be looking for. And yes, I am air cooling this time... Please suggest a build (I know this is the most cliche thread for this forum, but we are so good at it...)

Thanks for the help guys, I have a 1500 budget... ddr2 is the goal, and must be portable...
    
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Unfortunately getting a GTX into an SFF case, which I assume is what you're looking for, is impossible without modding. Therefore, what I'm going to suggest to you will not work without some modding. I'll edit this post in a moment with what I've got.

EDIT: This list includes everything I think you need except for CPU cooling. I believe the Enzotech Ultra-X fits into the case I mention in the wish list, but that's only after removing the Ultra-X's fan. You shouldn't need to worry about that one too much, though, because the power supply fan is right above it.

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Unfortunately getting a GTX into an SFF case, which I assume is what you're looking for, is impossible without modding. Therefore, what I'm going to suggest to you will not work without some modding. I'll edit this post in a moment with what I've got.
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Thoughts on this case/barebone shuttle package with a gts instead?
    
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Don't think you'll be able to get a powerful enough PSU with a shuttle.
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Alright, I posted the updated list there. I'll see if I can find the link to show how to modify the floppy cage to accept the 8800GTX.
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post #7 of 27
maybe get the double decker clear ufo case? i think the gtx will fit in it, then run water
post #8 of 27
Yeah, that might work, but that's probably twice as big as some of the available solution's.
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post #9 of 27
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I love that wishlist, may be ordering unless better suggestions come about... Any know the full size of that Lian Li case...
    
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I think it's about the size of a shoebox, possibly a little bit bigger.
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