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post #1 of 32
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I need to know what some good mATX cases are for a friend's build. I'm looking for something that can fit pretty tall heatsinks on the RAM and dual-slot vid-cards but isn't too large, if you need more info please ask.

the cooler I want to be able to fit is the thermalright archon or venemous x
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post #2 of 32
Lian Li has a couple. The NZXT Vulcan is pretty good.
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post #3 of 32
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The Vulcan looks nice, but the build quality doesn't the max price for the case is around $200 so can I afford any custom cases?

Can you specify which lian-lis the pc-a04b looks sharp, between that and the vulcan though I would choose the vulcan cause it looks like it supports more fans. Are there any other good lian lis?

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post #4 of 32
I always liked this case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112300

It can fit a Noctua NH-U12P alot more info here http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?...post1036201055
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post #5 of 32
Thread Starter 
The cable management in these mATX cases looks nonexistant, are there any cases that have more cable management?

right now the contenders are
NZXT Vulcan
LIAN LI PC-V354B

Are there any more contenders

you all have been repped
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post #6 of 32
My vote goes to NZXT Vulcan, I would have bought it if it wasn't an mATX case. You could also get Antec P180 mini if you can find one.
Edited by adizz - 3/23/11 at 7:41pm
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post #7 of 32
LAN gear da box, or the Antec P180 mini would be my choices
    
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post #8 of 32
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Lan gear da box looks very interesting but I think I'm leaning towards the Vulcan right now my friend is putting this in it:
i7 2600K
P8P67-M Pro
8gb ddr3 ripjaws x cas7 1333
powercolor 6970
spinpoint f3 1tb (an ssd later)
dvd drive
xfx 850w be
thermalright archon, V6GT, frio, venemous x, or megahalems (do you know which will fit)

just wanna make sure this will fit
Edited by joelmartinez - 3/23/11 at 8:46pm
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post #9 of 32
I'm not to sure with the LGA1155. I know with 1366 you couldn't use a large HSF due to the socket sitting higher on the board. Try this link and see if anyone has updated for P67 boards.
    
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post #10 of 32
InWin Dragon Slayer is an awesome case.
Chose it over the Vulcan when I built my previous PC, fit a H70 inside
    
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