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hey looking for a micro atx case. faily cheap from ( here perferably )

has to fit megahalems n a 460. no 5.25bay needed. n just the 1 hhd lol

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Coolermaster Elite 341
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119193

It will fit a Megahalem (a reviewer on Newegg fit one in his), is fairly cheap, easy enough to work, has front/rear 120mm slots and two side fan options. Though with a Megahalem you might not be able to use those.
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The Megahalem is almost a deal breaker for a Micro ATX case. Very few will truly fit it, as even if it fits in the motherboard space, occasionally the front/side panels will not fit back on there. Also, it [somewhat ironically] impedes airflow for the rest of the case due to the space it takes up. I'd suggest you reconsider unless you obtain another CPU cooler.
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Originally Posted by skitzogreg View Post
The Megahalem is almost a deal breaker for a Micro ATX case. Very few will truly fit it, as even if it fits in the motherboard space, occasionally the front/side panels will not fit back on there. Also, it [somewhat ironically] impedes airflow for the rest of the case due to the space it takes up. I'd suggest you reconsider unless you obtain another CPU cooler.
mmm yeah ik :/ was cheap. and is a really nice cooler

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Coolermaster Elite 341
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119193

It will fit a Megahalem (a reviewer on Newegg fit one in his), is fairly cheap, easy enough to work, has front/rear 120mm slots and two side fan options. Though with a Megahalem you might not be able to use those.
mmmm thanks tempting
isnt the case ment to be kinder loud? like vibrating n stuff? lol idk thats what ive heard...


what about a atx case around $100 or less. from that list :]
    
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mATX case that I'd suggest is the A05 by Lian Li
    
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I think vibrations would depend a bit on the hardware and fans but the steel is pretty thin on that case.

If I had to recommend an ATX case I'd recommend the CM 690 II Advanced. Reasonable cost, lots of room, good stock cooling with room to expand, stylish looks, tooless install, good cable management. It's a great case
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mATX case that I'd suggest is the A05 by Lian Li
That is technically a ATX case, it just is small.

If you need to buy from that site here are my pics. I have worked with both these cases and they are great.

Silverstone FT03 aka the trashcan. This is my current case and I couldnt be happier with it.

Lian-Li V-354 The only thing that could be bad about this case is Im not sure how well the Megahalems will fit in it because of the PSU placement. I used smaller heatsinks when using this case.

Now if you were able to buy from somewhere else I would recommend DaBox, or the NZXT Vulcan
Edited by lithgroth007 - 2/6/11 at 7:42am
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post #8 of 12
Hmm you're right lithgroth, my oversight. Regardless, I think it'd still be a great case for what you need it for. Would recommend the lian li v351 if you are willing to do a little modding to the motherboard tray but otherwise I think most v series from lian li will only fit a 92mm heatsink or low profile style heatsink.
    
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That is technically a ATX case, it just is small.

If you need to buy from that site here are my pics. I have worked with both these cases and they are great.

Silverstone FT03 aka the trashcan. This is my current case and I couldnt be happier with it.

Lian-Li V-354 The only thing that could be bad about this case is Im not sure how well the Megahalems will fit in it because of the PSU placement. I used smaller heatsinks when using this case.

Now if you were able to buy from somewhere else I would recommend DaBox, or the NZXT Vulcan
yeah the ft03, nar to expensive..
354 not bad but dont think megahalems wuld fit :/ ill look into it

dabox. way to expensive from what ive heard.
vulcan, doesnt fit lol got 1.
    
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I dont know how I forgot about this case:

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