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    hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    hi, i have got all my parts ready but im missing on a case.
    im trying to build a HTPC with the corsair h50 in it, so need a place to mount the 120mm fan and also ideally accommodate 2 standard sized optical drives.

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Antec Fusion should be able to house all those things

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/CiT-1...ng-Case-No-Psu

    This case is reasonably good... I have a similar one and it is also quite large. It can fit 4 optical drives.. so you should be ok with that and it gives plenty of space for the motherboard and it has 7 extra card slots for GPU's, WLAN cards etc. Goodluck

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Do you have a full ATX motherboard or a mATX? That'll make a big difference to what cases you can look at, particularly for a HTPC...

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Do you have a full ATX motherboard or a mATX
    My case is both atx and matx so your good..

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Quote Originally Posted by Valvo View Post
    My case is both atx and matx so your good..
    True, but it's also big and garish, which are qualities not often associated with HTPCs....

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Do you have a full ATX motherboard or a mATX? That'll make a big difference to what cases you can look at, particularly for a HTPC...
    i have a full atx mobo...and i need to mount a 120mm fan for the corsair H50....cant seem to find any htpc cases, they all seem to only mount 80mm fans
    thanx crazyfool for the suggestion but i think the fusion only takes mATX
    thank valvo but i looking for a horizontal HTPC thats looks in place with my Hi-Fi setup

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    This desktop case seems pretty good... Im not sure about the PSU slot dimensions tho but it is ATX and mATX so im assuming it should all fit + it should fit your HI-FI setup..
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Silve...e-(Without-PSU)

    Good luck!
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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    I think what you really want is the Antec Fusion MAX VERIS, which should have enough space and fan mounts for everything you're putting in! It's not cheap though

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    Or pretty

    Forgive me asking, but as it's an HTPC, why do you believe you need two optical drives?
    My HTPC: Linky

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    hmm...tht antec seems very nice indeed...also i found tht the lian-li-PC-C32B
    would do nicely aswell but everywhere seems out of stock and dont wanna wait for it to come to bck to stock so i'll go with the antec

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    Re: hi buddies...need help with some thing...htpc

    I guess the C32B was replaced with the C33B. It looks almost identical. That's a big HTPC case!

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