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Old October 12, 2010, 02:12 PM
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Default Chassis recommendations for 4x GPU card setup

I need help finding a case for 4x GTX 460's. Preferably the case has to have:

1. Black Interior (not important I know, but I'd like to have it nonetheless)
2. Side fan if possible.
3. Fits rampage III extreme.
4. Costs ~$200

I loathe HAF-X's external design or anything that resembles it. The CM 690 II looks fine but it won't fit because the lowest GPU card encroaches the PSU area. I have an 800D as well, but it's for another build and I don't think it functions very well as an "air-only" unit.

I'm looking a Lian Li units at the moment but I don't know which one would have a suitable airflow.

Recommendations are very much appreciated. Help!
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Old October 12, 2010, 02:19 PM
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I thought you can only do dual 460's in SLI?

I was thinking in my head *hafxhafxhafxhafx* reading your needs, but then I saw your comment
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Old October 12, 2010, 02:21 PM
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It's for folding
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Old October 12, 2010, 02:28 PM
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Lilis.

PC-A71
PC-B70
PC-B71

I use a PC-A70 for my server rig (see specs). Plenty of front (and internal) fans to cool those 460s.

edit: hold on - there aren't that many cases out there that can accept 4 cards, and I don't think the Lilis can. Let me dig - I vaguely remember a thread about specific cases for quad-sli.
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Old October 12, 2010, 02:48 PM
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Lian li is almost the only good choice IMO that allow you to air cool everything and still geet decent temp. 3.0Charlie is all the way right!
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maybe look at this one? a bit off your price range, maybe look for a special?
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You need 10 slots for quad GPUs Dan. Won't work.

Found the thread: Best case options and conclusion for the EVGA X58 Classified 4-Way SLI. Aren't too many out there. I know when I was GPU folding with 4 GX2s I used an HSPC Test bench instead. Airflow is not a concern anymore.

Found another Lili: Lian Li Industrial Co., Ltd. Massive, 11 slots...
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dual slot video cards=i fail. forgot about that. wait. how about the atc 840? guess it wont do either


edit unless he gets wc'ing on them so they count as single slot or wait for single slot versions(or looks at gt440/430 ppd numbers? ;) )
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You need 10 slots for quad GPUs Dan.
Eight, not ten. He's using a Rampage III Extreme which only requires one additional slot to use a fourth dual-slot card.
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I had 3 gtx260 & 1 gtx275 in this case.
NCIX.com - Buy Lancool PC-K62 Black ATX Advanced Mid Tower Case 5X5.25 4X3.5INT No PS USB Audio - PC-K62 In Canada.
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