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I'm not sure if it's BTX, it's the ones that have the mobo on the opposite side of a ATX mounted upside down. I have one years ago and was wondering if they are still made as I can't seem to find any.
 

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Do you mean that you have a BTX motherboard that you need a case for? Or you have an old case that has the upside down layout? Or wondering if your case with the upside down layout is ATX or BTX?

Anyway, not many BTX cases to be found anymore. Your best shot would probably be used on ebay.
 

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Is this what you are looking for?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811517019
Think cancer got it. if your looking for that unusual mobo mounting layout, look at the Silverstone Ravens and FT02 (not a fan of the 03 atm). I personally own a FT02 and will vouch for its quality. Honestly I don't remember bTX being released... their was aTX mini-aTX, and for a very short while "extended" atx.
 

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That's it. Is there a cerain keyword I'm looking for, or do I just have to look at each one?
That particular one I knew of, Others you might just have to look around for.
 

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Interesting. So the inputs are on top?
Yeah it's a really funky case.
Motherboard is rotated 90 degrees so the GPU and other "rear" inputs are on the top.
The PSU is on the bottom...at the front...rotated 90 degrees to the side.
Think about that for a moment.

It also has 2 powerful "penetrator" 180mm fans at the bottom.

Very nice case...but it will hurt your head to work on it as so many things are different about it.
Very well engineered though.
 

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Yeah it's a really funky case.
Motherboard is rotated 90 degrees so the GPU and other "rear" inputs are on the top.
The PSU is on the bottom...at the front...rotated 90 degrees to the side.
Think about that for a moment.

It also has 2 powerful "penetrator" 180mm fans at the bottom.

Very nice case...but it will hurt your head to work on it as so many things are different about it.
Very well engineered though.
The FT02 is the bigger brother of the case you linked Cancer. I don't know if you had experience working with the Raven or not (sound like you did) but from my view, it didn't cause any head aches. It was actually easier to work in than many others. The Raven might be a bit different because of the PSU placement, but the FT02 has the PSU "hanging" by the cpu/ram like traditionally, only with the whole thing flipped 90 degrees.

The designes are unique, but from what i've experienced offer better air cooling because of the use of thermal dynamics(maybe?)- aka heat rises so pull cold air in through bottom fans and push it out the top.
 

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I'm not sure if it's BTX, it's the ones that have the mobo on the opposite side of a ATX mounted upside down. I have one years ago and was wondering if they are still made as I can't seem to find any.
Which of the following configurations does your motherboard have?

This is a BTX motherboard:



This is a typical ATX motherboard:

 

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The FT02 is the bigger brother of the case you linked Cancer. I don't know if you had experience working with the Raven or not (sound like you did) but from my view, it didn't cause any head aches. It was actually easier to work in than many others. The Raven might be a bit different because of the PSU placement, but the FT02 has the PSU "hanging" by the cpu/ram like traditionally, only with the whole thing flipped 90 degrees.

The designes are unique, but from what i've experienced offer better air cooling because of the use of thermal dynamics(maybe?)- aka heat rises so pull cold air in through bottom fans and push it out the top.
Bigger brother?
The "bigger" brother is smaller...but heavier.
SilverStone RAVEN Series RV03B-W Matte Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
22.44" x 9.25" x 20.55"
(4265.5635 cubic inches)
25.13 lbs.

SilverStone Fortress Series FT02B-W Black Aluminum / Steel Computer Case
24.25" x 8.35" x 19.57"
(3962.680375 cubic inches)
33.1 lbs.

My girlfriend's case is the Raven and I built the entire PC into it...then rebuilt it to add the new PSU, fans, fan filters, rubber screws, and GPU.
The case is nice...but it is more difficult to build into than a normal case.
The main reason for that is because it's different.

The only real legitimate PITA about the case are the HDD cages.
Putting a new HDD/SDD into this case is much harder than it should be.

My Azza Hurrican is probably the best case I've seen for adding HDDs but the downside is it only holds 8.
I miss the 8 drives cage of my old NZXT Tempest.
 
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