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post #1 of 26
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Hi there guys, me again

Was just curious if this case had enough room for 2 HD3870X2's and my TT120. I dont mind the noise much but space is real important for me inside the case.

Also where does the floppy drive on this thing go? cant see a place for it anywhere....

Anyway hopefully someone here has a similar setup to me and can verify that it all fits
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post #2 of 26
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does any one know the measurements of the 3870X2 at least? mine has been RMA'ed so i cant measure it.

Thanks
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post #3 of 26
I cannot answer you question, unfortunately. However, I do not think you can purchase the 900 anymore. I think it has been discontinued.
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post #4 of 26
I should fit, but it would be tight.

I had one in mine, but I bought my Armor before I tried CrossfireX.
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post #5 of 26
I believe a 3870x2 is 10.6"

Same as the Ultra, GX2, and GTX.
post #6 of 26
Sure, just have to mod it a little. Anything is possible



And, yes, you can still find the A900 at some retailers. If and when they do finally go out, there will still be plenty of used ones out there.
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post #7 of 26
they are still available here:

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/118268
    
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post #8 of 26
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hmm the case looked really nice and looked like it kept things inside real cool according to many reviews i read albeit a little noisy. However if its a tight fit then it might not be the way to go as my current case is really cramped and alot of things (3870X2 and TT120) are just within the border of fitting but i kinda wanted something a bit more loose to help airflow if ya know what i mean.

Any thing you lot can recommend? i kinda wanna keep my budget for a case around £80 BUT if the case is that good then i can see if i can stretch the budget that bit more
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post #9 of 26
how about this one??

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/109393

plenty of room, it's a FULL tower case, not a mid/midi.
    
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post #10 of 26
I had 2 2900xt's in my antec 900 with plenty of room to spare and they're pretty big. Maybe go for a full tower case though such as a thermaltake shark or armour or maybe a gigabyte aurora case
    
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