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DFI is coming out with a mATX board that would appear to be overclocker-friendly (do they make boards that aren't? I think not). I want to do a mATX build with a quad core and GPU liquid cooling, all fitting into a mATX case. I want the radiators to be housed inside the case, which would make for a more appealing appearance outside.

I like the Silverstone and Lian-Li mATX cases, so you could suggest from those two manufacturers

Thanks!
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post #2 of 12
i think one for now would be the v1200. it fits both matx,atx,e-atx and should have enough room for a 2 240s.. but do you have a size limit for the case? and if size isn't a problem.... the v2000 would could fit more than that if you really wanted.. i'm sure it could fit 2 360s as i've seen in the lian li home owner's thread.

edit: other lian-lis that look like they would fit are the PC-A10, v1000, PC-A20. as for the silverstones, the precision ps01, kublai kl02, and the temjin tj07.

edit2:i tried keeping it to mid towers but the v2000 is a full tower but i'm not sure of the silverstones however i think tehy are mid towers too.
Edited by nafljhy - 6/12/08 at 9:47am
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I do like this case, I could fit 1 240mm up top and cut a hole for the second 240mm down in the bottom:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=4253

[edit] After looking at it, I can probably fit a 360mm radiator up top since there isn't any space down on the bottom because of the power supply's location :\\



Edited by Burn - 6/12/08 at 9:31am
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ooh the v600 eh? yea, i was loooking at the at one point and i was talking to CD about watercooling that ad he said its pretty tricky cause of tight bends. but since it is a matx, the 360 should be ok, i hope.
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I would be using 3/8" tubing so it makes life a little bit easier as far as routing goes... Especially once it comes to bend radius, 3/8" tubing has an advantage over 1/2" tubing.
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post #6 of 12
Try the Silverstone SUGO 03.... it MIGHT fit a 240mm rad with some modding in front. I know someone here is trying...







Another SFF case you can try is the Lian Li PC-V350




EDIT: n/m... you need TWO 240mm.
Edited by DuckieHo - 6/12/08 at 10:08am
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hehe, duckie, i made that same mistake too. ^^,,
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Yeah Duckie, I am thinking 1 240mm radiator isn't going to be enough to cool down an overclocked quad core and a GPU (probably 8800 series) :\\ Otherwise that Sugo looks real neat!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn View Post
Yeah Duckie, I am thinking 1 240mm radiator isn't going to be enough to cool down an overclocked quad core and a GPU (probably 8800 series) : Otherwise that Sugo looks real neat!
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though burn, i think that the v1000 has enough room for two cause its an matx. its not too big nor is it too small. you'd be able to fit one where the psu and one up top.i think if i was going for an matx again, i would choose the v1000. and it looks very very nice.
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