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Hi everyone, as you can see from my system specs I have a dell, and being a dell its horrible at cooling (its not in my specs, but my CPU hits +200F under load!!!). So I've been looking for 3rd party cases, but dell has their own special size mobos, so I don't know what to get. Any suggestions?
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I bought this, and I am VERY proud of it!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&ATTR3=&ATTR4=
Plenty of colors.
But If I remember correctly, most of Dell's CPU coolers are TERRIBLE.
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you know for sure that this case will fit my mobo?
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by KSIMP88
I bought this, and I am VERY proud of it!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&ATTR3=&ATTR4=
Plenty of colors.
But If I remember correctly, most of Dell's CPU coolers are TERRIBLE.
Great recommendation You should have no problem fitting the mobo into that case. Most major companies use proprietary hardware, but Ive never heard of any problems switching cases. You may have to drill a few holes in the mobo tray, but otherwise go for it!
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I don't think you will find a case to fit without modding it. Try adding some fans to your case. A side intake and top exhaust will do wonders.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by busa
I don't think you will find a case to fit without modding it. Try adding some fans to your case. A side intake and top exhaust will do wonders.
I think you have it backwards... you can put dell mobos in other cases, but not other mobos in dell cases.
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