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post #11 of 18
no cards and pci buses are above your cpu and all. so its just technically turning an atx board upside down.
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post #12 of 18
Here's an example of a mBTX case...

-- http://www.in-win.us/products_pccase...=1&series_id=1
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post #13 of 18
the armor has a btx upgrade
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post #14 of 18
A while back I did this and it did reduce temps on my video card. Heatsinks work better if they are above the heat source. Heat rises

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post #15 of 18
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Originally Posted by SpookedJunglist
A while back I did this and it did reduce temps on my video card. Heatsinks work better if they are above the heat source. Heat rises

I dont have a case anymore. Which is kind of weird because I am the Case mods section director
You did the ultimate mod... Casectomy
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post #16 of 18
Casectomy?

    
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post #17 of 18
YES! Nice spread you got there...
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post #18 of 18
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Holy crap!

That's some seriously crazy setup.
Is that safe?

On a side note:

I'm getting tired of my crap cheap box and was thinking of making a wooden case out of MDF so I can lay my motherboard flat on the bottom and have a massive exhaust fan on the back end and some filtered 120mm intake fans in the front so the air basically runs straight through from the front to the back, basically a wind tunnel.

I'd have all the wires/connectors coming out of neatly drilled holes in the side of the box.

I think it would be cheaper than buying one of these fancy cases and it would be more effective/customisable(spelling?).

I should be able to cut the drive mounts out of my old case and mount them into the wooden box without any troubles right?
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