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I'm a budget builder looking build my first system.I have 9800 GTX+ card i need to fit in my new case.After looking at Tiger Direct,Newegg,etc at cases none seem to give internal specs on the area of the pci slots.Like i said I'm a budget builder so the less i spend on a case the more i can spend on other parts.A midtower is the choice if possible.The case doesent need a lot of fans cause i can add them.If anybody on the fourm can give some ideas I would love to hear them.

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Brian
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I think most decent mid-towers would work just fine. the gtx isn't that big like a GX2 so find a case you like and you should be ok. Here is a decent Antec

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antec 900, nzxt tempest, or coolermaster cm690
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The 9800 I have i had to tweak the case to fit.The computer in question is an older Sony Viao.The measurement on the card is about 10 inches long.
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But the sony viao case was probably not a standard sixe tower. They are like all the other pc makers in that they like to have cases that don't really fit the normal standards. The one I linked to or the ones Laz mentioned would work just fine.
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I've had one of those in my Coolermaster 690, with no issues.
I stepped up to the GX2, and that still fits with about a 1 1/2" to spare before the HDD cage.
Like the others are saying, most any Standard sized mid tower case would fit it fine.


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post #7 of 10
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Ok that does answer my fitment questions.I would just think the case manufactures would put specs in those areas.My older Sony is just what I'm running right now.I'm just ready to build one to my specs so the card was the first thing to I bought.
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HAF 932 , ATCS or Cosmos.
post #9 of 10
I have 2 XFX 9800GTX+'s in my Coolermaster 690, No problems at all.
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Originally Posted by crashovride02 View Post
I think most decent mid-towers would work just fine. the gtx isn't that big like a GX2 so find a case you like and you should be ok. Here is a decent Antec

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Yep, the Antec Three Hundred should work. If it fits three 8800 Ultras, then you should be fine



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Edited by dM@n - 12/31/08 at 4:54am
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