Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › Cheapest case that will fit a S1283/Dark Knight cooler?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Cheapest case that will fit a S1283/Dark Knight cooler?

post #1 of 29
Thread Starter 
I'm planning on building a small rig used primarily as a file server and a HTPC using spare parts I have laying around. I want to make it virtually silent so I'm going to passively cool a Athlon II Regor 240 using a S1283. The only thing I'm missing is a case. What's the cheapest case I can get that will fit a S1283? (Preferably no more than $40 from Newegg so the Antec 300 won't work)
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 29
How about this Antec 200?Cuz it has price cut,and I think is has good SSD
post #3 of 29
You should be able to fit a Dark Knight in just about any case that supports ATX motherboards.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 930 @ 4004Mhz 1.29 V Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R XFX Radeon 6970 nVidia 8800GTX 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
G. SKILL 6GB 1333Mhz @ 1455Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 120GB / Seagate 500GB Lite-On DVD-RW TSSTcorp DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 x64 Professional Samsung S24A350H Dell 20" LCD 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
MAG 17" LCD Samsung 50" Plasma  Focus FK-2001 Mechanical Corsair TX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Scout (Modded) Razer Abyssus Disney's Mickey Mouse with circuits JVC MX-GT700 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Core i7 930 @ 4004Mhz 1.29 V Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R XFX Radeon 6970 nVidia 8800GTX 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
G. SKILL 6GB 1333Mhz @ 1455Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 120GB / Seagate 500GB Lite-On DVD-RW TSSTcorp DVD/RW 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 x64 Professional Samsung S24A350H Dell 20" LCD 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
MAG 17" LCD Samsung 50" Plasma  Focus FK-2001 Mechanical Corsair TX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Scout (Modded) Razer Abyssus Disney's Mickey Mouse with circuits JVC MX-GT700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 29
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by rober View Post
How about this Antec 200?Cuz it has price cut,and I think is has good SSD
Looks good but I can't find any info on whether it'll fit or not.

Quote:
Originally Posted by skatingrocker17 View Post
You should be able to fit a Dark Knight in just about any case that supports ATX motherboards.
You sure about that or just assuming? I could be wrong but that seems hard to believe considering the DK is about 6.5'' and most generic cases are just a shade over 7''. After you add in the stand offs, the motherboard, and the CPU I'd be surprised if it would fit. I guess worst case I could get the dremel out and cut a hole for it though.
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 29
if a case has a 120mm fan right next to the i/o on the back it will most likely fit
GodofDeath
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 970 Asus Rampage III Formula EVGA GTX 460 1gb SSC+ SLI EVGA GTX 460 1gb SSC+ SLI 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Dominators GT Red 3x2gb 7-7-7-20 G.Skill Pheonix Pro 120gb WD1002FAEX 1tb ASUS 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermaltake Venomous X Black Windows 7 Professional Dell U2311H Filco 104 Brown 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X750 Lian Li A05NB Powdercoated/Modded Logitech G500 Razer Sphex 
  hide details  
Reply
GodofDeath
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 970 Asus Rampage III Formula EVGA GTX 460 1gb SSC+ SLI EVGA GTX 460 1gb SSC+ SLI 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Dominators GT Red 3x2gb 7-7-7-20 G.Skill Pheonix Pro 120gb WD1002FAEX 1tb ASUS 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Thermaltake Venomous X Black Windows 7 Professional Dell U2311H Filco 104 Brown 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X750 Lian Li A05NB Powdercoated/Modded Logitech G500 Razer Sphex 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 29
post #7 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by skatingrocker17 View Post
You should be able to fit a Dark Knight in just about any case that supports ATX motherboards.
this would be wrong. my crappy mid tower that could fit my atx mobo could not fit the dark knight without me removing the side panel.


so the guys suggesting the cheapo cases might want to adjust your suggestion, because not every case will be able to house a DK without the side panel being removed. now if this isnt an concern for the OP, then so be it.
 
Simba
(16 items)
 
Gulftown Memories
(16 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @3.6GHz Asus Maximus II Formula EVGA GTX 570 @900 Core 4GB (aww yea) GeiL Black Dragons 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
128GB Crucial M4 Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200.14 2TB Western Digital Red 1TB Western Digital Caviar Green 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
ASUS DVD R/RW SATA x24 Prolimatech Megahalems Boss Status 2x 1850rpm Scythe Gentle Typhoons 2x Sanyo Denki San Ace 9G1212H1011 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Scythe Ultra Kaze 3k Windows 8 Pro Dell S2740 27 Inch IPS Das Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
NZXT Hale90 1000W Antec P280 Steelseries Sensei Steelseries QCK Mini 
AudioOther
Fiio E9 to Asus Xonar DX (headphone amp AND DAC) Sennheiser HD598 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 5GHz 1.43V Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TB MSI Twinfrozr III 7870 2x4GB Samsung Wonder Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
128GB Crucial M4 1TB Caviar Blue, 640GB Caviar Blue 2x2TB Western Digital Reds coming Prolimatech Megahalems w/ 2x San Ace H1011's pu... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Pro 32 inch Toshiba LCD, 24 inch Dell ST2412L Coolermaster Quickfire Rapid Antec Truepower New 750W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec P280 Razer Deathadder 1800dpi frankenstein! just hdmi audio to the tv for now 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Simba
(16 items)
 
Gulftown Memories
(16 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @3.6GHz Asus Maximus II Formula EVGA GTX 570 @900 Core 4GB (aww yea) GeiL Black Dragons 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
128GB Crucial M4 Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200.14 2TB Western Digital Red 1TB Western Digital Caviar Green 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
ASUS DVD R/RW SATA x24 Prolimatech Megahalems Boss Status 2x 1850rpm Scythe Gentle Typhoons 2x Sanyo Denki San Ace 9G1212H1011 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
1x Scythe Ultra Kaze 3k Windows 8 Pro Dell S2740 27 Inch IPS Das Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
NZXT Hale90 1000W Antec P280 Steelseries Sensei Steelseries QCK Mini 
AudioOther
Fiio E9 to Asus Xonar DX (headphone amp AND DAC) Sennheiser HD598 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 5GHz 1.43V Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TB MSI Twinfrozr III 7870 2x4GB Samsung Wonder Ram 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
128GB Crucial M4 1TB Caviar Blue, 640GB Caviar Blue 2x2TB Western Digital Reds coming Prolimatech Megahalems w/ 2x San Ace H1011's pu... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Pro 32 inch Toshiba LCD, 24 inch Dell ST2412L Coolermaster Quickfire Rapid Antec Truepower New 750W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec P280 Razer Deathadder 1800dpi frankenstein! just hdmi audio to the tv for now 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 29
find the depth of the antec 900 as the dk hits the window when closed.
Main system
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
980x Evga e760 classified GTX 580 tri-sli 12 gb corsiar 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
x3 OCZ Vertex 2 200 gb+ 2 tb spinpoint f3 Sony bluray burner/player Windows 7 64 X3 Asus 24 inch In 3D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Arctosa Antec 1200W x2 Lian-Li x2000 RAZER Lachesis Banshee 
Mouse Pad
Some old mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
Main system
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
980x Evga e760 classified GTX 580 tri-sli 12 gb corsiar 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
x3 OCZ Vertex 2 200 gb+ 2 tb spinpoint f3 Sony bluray burner/player Windows 7 64 X3 Asus 24 inch In 3D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Arctosa Antec 1200W x2 Lian-Li x2000 RAZER Lachesis Banshee 
Mouse Pad
Some old mousepad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 29
SG03
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q9550 Gigabyte G41M-Combo ASUS GTX 460 DirectCU CORSAIR XMS 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Scorpio Blue 500GB LG DVD Writer Corsair H50 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS 23.6" 1080p X2 abs M1 SilverStone Strider Plus 750w SilverStone SG03 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 ALLSOP 
  hide details  
Reply
SG03
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q9550 Gigabyte G41M-Combo ASUS GTX 460 DirectCU CORSAIR XMS 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Scorpio Blue 500GB LG DVD Writer Corsair H50 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS 23.6" 1080p X2 abs M1 SilverStone Strider Plus 750w SilverStone SG03 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 ALLSOP 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 29
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Killer price but I don't think it'll fit in that because it's only 7.25'' wide. I really want to use the S1283 because it'll work great as a passive cooler for the Regor 240 CPU.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bandrew View Post
7.48'' wide so I don't think it'll work either.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Draggin View Post
find the depth of the antec 900 as the dk hits the window when closed.
Exactly what I needed, thanks!

The Antec 900 is 8.1'' wide so it's looking like the cheapest case I can get is the Antec 300 since it's the same width. It's surprising I can't find any generic, flimsy cases that are 8+ inches wide but oh well.
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
5820k
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte GA-X99-SLI EVGA GTX 980 Ti 32GB G.SKILL DDR4 2400 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
2x Samsung 256GB 850 Pro SSD's Corsair H110i GTX Windows 10 Pro 64Bit Dell U2311H (IPS Panel) 
PowerCaseAudio
Seasonic X-1250 Obsidian 900D HT Omega eClaro PCIe 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Computer Cases
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Computer Cases › Cheapest case that will fit a S1283/Dark Knight cooler?