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    Best Micro-ATX Case

    I'm currently looking at the Silverstone TJ08 and the NZXT Zulcan Micro. Can anyone post any opinions of said cases or suggest an alternative option?

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    tj08 is very good.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    I like the Antec NSK3480, it's a shame you have to buy it with a bundled psu though.

    A cheaper alternative to the TJ08 is the CoolerMaster Elite 341, both look very similar internally.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Are you looking for mATX mid-tower specifically, or media centre / low profile / cube cases as well? I personally like the Antec Minuet for a low profile desktop case, and the NSK1380 for a cube (although as I keep saying, it's just not as good a case as its predecessor, the Antec Aria ). In the mATX towers Antec's Mini P180 tenhds to be very highly spoken of.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    It's basically a micro-atx case to build an i5 based lan box inside

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    The Lan Gear Da Box 100:

    http://www.lan-gear.com/products.php


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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    As the CAT says, Da Box 100 is the gamers MATX cube style case, and incredibly small too.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Look into the InWin Dragon Slayer. Good cable management, full size video cards and PSU's

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    oooh i like da box and the mini itx one!

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Have used the TJ08 and it's awesome
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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Depends on what you mean by best! (Appearance, value, performance etc)

    There are some quite good cases here http://www.xcase.co.uk/ including some with mini ITX form factor. I have bought from them and there CS good - and they are will ing to chat. The range of PSU's they sell is limited and not a brand/make I recognise, so if you do buy from them, buy without the PSU.
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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Have used the TJ08 and it's awesome
    +1

    But I wouldn't call it a LAN case, it's not that small or light...
    Last edited by kingpotnoodle; 06-09-2010 at 11:28 AM.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    Thanks guys Your posts make for some interesting reading and some thought is obviously needed

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    DaBox is the one I would go for.

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    Re: Best Micro-ATX Case

    I love my SGO3, no complaints whatsoever, the case temperature is awesome, no overheating, excellent airflow etc.

    Here is a thread I made ages ago about my build.

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

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    Does that motherboard only support DDR3 up to 1.5v deluded guy?
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