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I don't get the size of the towers

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I was about buying new case, Now I've got

EagleTech SkyHawk Sidewinder 2 Midi Tower

But this one is too small! I don't have much place for coolers and my video card (HD4850) almost didn't fit into the case!

All I've got for case is 80 dollars. So i made a search over the net, I noticed that my currently case is MIDI Tower. So I guess that I'm looking for MID tower?

Will the Thermaltake VG7000BWS SopranoRS 101 be big enough?

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Motherboard NameBiostar NF61S Micro AM2 SE
Power Supply: 500W
Video AdapterATI Radeon HD 4850 (RV770)
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post #2 of 3
Yeah a mid-tower, or a full tower would be your next best bet. I have this full tower, its HUGE!!!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811121018

this is a good mid tower...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119137

hope this helps.
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Mini towers will not accept ATX motherboards; only mATX and smaller. Both Mid towers and Full towers will accept full ATX motherboards; however Mid towers are somewhat compressed and the motherboard area can become somewhat tight, making cable management harder and often oversized graphics cards (that extend past the edge of the MB e.g. 8800GTX) will not fit.
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