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awk ok lol ill chk them both out idk which one to chose :/ xD
The only problem with the Fractal Design mATX cases are you cant sli/crossfire 2 (longer) cards and still use the HD racks. I emailed them about it and they sugested to use a bigger case (really?) but a different person also told me that they are trying to come up with a solution for it (dont know why they dont copy the Lian Li A04 design). I love the look of those cases but I dont think I will bother with them unless the fix the hd racks.

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Where Can I buy the Arc mini case at?
They are supposed to be at newegg sometime in the next couple months.
Edited by nagle3092 - 1/25/11 at 10:24am
 
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Lian-Li A04 is one the best mATX towers out right now. Just needs a bit of modding for 2 top 120mm fan mounts.

Still, Newegg is finally going to carry Fractal Design products?
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post #1473 of 13159
Well, I want a micro ATX case where I can house a larger HSF. The only lanbox style were $200+. I'm going Sli 570GTX's also, so I need good air flow.
    
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post #1474 of 13159
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Lian-Li A04 is one the best mATX towers out right now. Just needs a bit of modding for 2 top 120mm fan mounts.
Agreed, I love this case, I dont think Id dare cut into it though. With my current fan setup I dont think I could get better airflow ATM, temps stay the same if I leave a side panel off so that is pretty good for me.

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Still, Newegg is finally going to carry Fractal Design products?
Yeah thats what the rep told me that I exchanged emails with (when I contacted them about the Define Mini). I believe he was the rep for NA, I cant remember his name but I think I posted it in the FD club.

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Well, I want a micro ATX case where I can house a larger HSF. The only lanbox style were $200+. I'm going Sli 570GTX's also, so I need good air flow.
Look into the Lian Li PC-A04 (build log in sig) the size of the heatsink though will need to be no taller than 150mm (rounding down to be safe).
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post #1475 of 13159
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Well, I want a micro ATX case where I can house a larger HSF. The only lanbox style were $200+. I'm going Sli 570GTX's also, so I need good air flow.
Antec Mini P180 is the only option out right now.

Unless you want to get an InWin Dragon Slayer or NZXT Vulcan. Though both of those cases require you to remove the side panel fan.
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I've looked into the vulcan. It limits what heatsink I can use with x58 chipset. Not sure about the LGA1155 tho.
    
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Look into the Lian Li PC-A04 (build log in sig) the size of the heatsink though will need to be no taller than 150mm (rounding down to be safe).
I really like that case. Seems to have decent cable management and good air flow.
    
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post #1478 of 13159
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I've looked into the vulcan. It limits what heatsink I can use with x58 chipset. Not sure about the LGA1155 tho.

If your looking into extreme cooling, then you might as well go watercooling for the cpu if your that concerned, any cpu block will fit, at least that ive seen lol
    
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post #1479 of 13159
Maybe the langear da box?

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LAN gear da box looks great from what I've seen
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