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Old 04-09-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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Default Smallest ATX case to fit 11" vid card (5870)?

Hey all, tried googling it but getting threads from 2009 & 2010.:p As of April 2012, what's the smallest ATX case that can fit my 11.1" 5870? I'm sick of my Corsair 600T, its just too huge! it's a great case but i get gasps everytime someone walks into my acse as its a beast and i've tried moving my comp for the occasional LAN partiy and its just a pain (literally!). Any suggestions? thanks in advance! Again the smallest ATX case that can fit this beast of a card!
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:46 PM   #2
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bumpity bump! no suggestions?:0
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:14 AM   #3
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I'm holding off for a Lian Li v700. Next month maybe...
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Old 04-12-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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I have a Lian Li PC-A05N and it held a GTX 580 with a triple slot Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme on it (11.5 ").
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKUSearch...iteria=BA32002

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162073

It accepts a full size ATX board, but it really needs the optional lid with the 140mm fan opening to keep things cool with a video card like that.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10...N_-_Black.html

Hard to find part and an absolute rip off at that price (I payed like $20).

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Old 04-12-2012, 09:43 AM   #5
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I'm holding off for a Lian Li v700. Next month maybe...
jesus that's $250! That's more expensive than my enormous Corsair 600T! you'd think a small atx case would be cheap! anything in the ~$100-$150 range?
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:10 AM   #6
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jesus that's $250! That's more expensive than my enormous Corsair 600T! you'd think a small atx case would be cheap! anything in the ~$100-$150 range?
I've come to embrace stupid prices for niche equipment. Wasted enough money on this hobby I don't begrudge some more, tho I would never 'recommend' it to others.

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