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    mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    Hey,

    Basically my 8800GTS went pop, and a mate of mine has traded me one of his 285GTX's for my z5500's..

    Problem is I have a SUGO SG01 which can only take a 9" card with the HDD enclosure in, and the 285GTX is 10.5"

    Now I know that SS make a new SG01-F which can take upto 12" cards, but when you have an full size modular PSU - things get a little tight with all the cables.

    Can anyone reccomend a case which has a little more space, ideally has 3 HDD spaces (though I have a converter 5.25">3.5" already in)

    Doesnt have to be a cube shaped machine, could live with a smaller tower.

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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    I would have a look at the Silverstone SG03 and SG04 or the Antec NSK3480. Also the Lian Li V351 is also worth a look.

    This thread may prove useful:

    http://forums.hexus.net/hexus-hardwa...k-warning.html


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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    antec mini p180 is able to take a 10.5 inch card when you remove the lower drive bay you still havr the upper drive bay that can take 3 hard drives
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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    SG05 will take long card but needs some serious modding

    Check here

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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    TJ08 will take anything you throw at it

    Two 120mm fans (stock ones undervolted are very good).

    Room for any length graphics card I can think of.. with a 120mm fan then blowing straight onto it

    Looks great, removable mobo tray makes it simple to work on.

    That said when I got mine it was £40 not £70

    The coolermaster range of elite 3** mATX will do the same job, don't look as nice but can't have it all.

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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    TJ08 will take anything you throw at it
    Not a Moose though!


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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    I happen to have thrown a large goat at it.. if that counts..

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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    I happen to have thrown a large goat at it.. if that counts..
    I assume the Goat was not that impressed!

    Just imagine Silverstone announcing their new range of Goat tested enclosures!!


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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    That certainly would be classed as rigorous testing

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    Re: mATX cases that fit a 285 GTX

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    That certainly would be classed as rigorous testing
    The important questions is whether the process is ISO9000 certified!! Did you use an ISO9000 certified goat??

    Opps I just realised something.... this thread.. its.. getting....SILLY!!



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