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Well, I am really wanting something smaller than my Antec 902 case, I always get into my computer and I was looking into Micro ATX boards and the only one with 2 slots is the DFI LP JR and it only does x16 or x8/x8, and if I ever crossfire it would be 2 4890s, and I heard that it will be bottlenecked with x8. Anyone want to suggest something? If I went MATX i'd get one of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133045

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133036

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811112151

And this:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...36068(Assuming I sell my 790fx-gd70 w/1 y warranty)

Pros:Light weight, easy access,LanBox, saves space,Newer parts

Cons:Less cooling, only 2 PCI-E slots,x8/x8,Harder to sell,bad cable management :O

What should I do? Is there any other MicroATX AM3 boards?

Also, will my dark Knight CPU cooler fit in any of those MATX chassis?
 

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dude/...... just keep the MSI 790FX-GD70. Its uber!! four pci e slots? You gotta be kidding me!! If you dont like the weight of the Antec 902, just go lift some weights lol. Just kidding


If youre going mATX, you might wanna consider the EVGA X58 Micro SLI, i know, its not AMD, but hey, mATX are not the way to go.
 

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Originally Posted by Apocolypze01 View Post
dude/...... just keep the MSI 790FX-GD70. Its uber!! four pci e slots? You gotta be kidding me!! If you dont like the weight of the Antec 902, just go lift some weights lol. Just kidding


If youre going mATX, you might wanna consider the EVGA X58 Micro SLI, i know, its not AMD, but hey, mATX are not the way to go.
I don't really want to go LGA 775 because the prices for the processors cost to much and I'd just like to switch out the motherboard and a case if possible. I really want to, but there are some bad reviews on the LP JR
 

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Ah. Yes, i understand that you dont wanna go LGA 775. Just stick with your existing board and get a new case
The Cooler Master CM 690 is a GREAT case with plenty of ventilation spots and a sleek look.

FYI, the X58 micro is "core i7" socket. LGA 1366? Im not sure on the land grid array number...

BTW, the cm 690 is massive!
 

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if he dont like the weight of a antec 902 then he is not going to like the cm690's weight
 

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If you know what you're doing get the DFI LP JR 790GX-M3H5.
 

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why not get a slightly lighter case?

by going micro ATX yoiu might be sacrificing upgrade options later...
 
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