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Old December 29, 2011, 01:38 PM
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I'm sorry, but doesn't that defeat the purpose of having a computer case in the first place? Why not just run off of a test bench?
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Old December 29, 2011, 01:43 PM
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I'm sorry, but doesn't that defeat the purpose of having a computer case in the first place? Why not just run off of a test bench?
Actually it is called a test bench ...
Canada Computers | Cases | LIAN-LI PC-Q06B Black Aluminum Mini-ITX Test Bench
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Old December 29, 2011, 02:08 PM
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I had a Mini P 180 and found it kinda big for a matx case ...

Here is how I did mine ... notice the 6970

That's hilarious...

Yea the mini p180 size is almost that of mid size atx cases, but oh well it's on sale and looks pretty awesome.

I have been reading too much, I am thinking about getting a 1055t since they are on for 129 at direct canada, not black edition but people seem to oc them well.. I think the 6 cores would help with wii emulation. Yes a 600$ + Wii emu is in the making here... edit: nm on that the Wii only uses 4 cores anyways. However maybe a couple years from now games will start using 6 cores.

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Old December 29, 2011, 02:14 PM
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Oh, haha, that's pretty awesome then. I thought it was a mini-ITX case that you modded because you didn't have enough room inside.
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Old December 29, 2011, 02:30 PM
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I really like this one ... lots of fans and smaller

IN WIN Dragon Slayer mATX Gaming Case

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Inwin Dragon Slayer Mid Tower mATX Case 2X5.25 3X3.5/2.5X1INT Front USB3.0 Audio *No PSU* - INWIN - IW-Dragon Slayer
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Old December 29, 2011, 06:04 PM
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Wow.. I didn't realise till you mentioned it, the mini p180 is bigger than the current coolermaster case I have, what the hell? Seems kind of pointless to go matx with that case even if it is nice.
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Wow.. I didn't realise till you mentioned it, the mini p180 is bigger than the current coolermaster case I have, what the hell? Seems kind of pointless to go matx with that case even if it is nice.
I'm personally getting one to see if it's quieter at all due to the dampening on its side panels. It's the lowest price I've seen a "damped" case go for (aside from Antec Sonata but I don't need the included PSU) and I happen to be stuck with a mATX board right now


I know some others on this forum used this case, the Silverstone TJ-08 for their mATX builds:
SilverStone Technology Co., Ltd.- TJ08-E
I haven't used this case before, but it was on my short list before that deal on the "mini" P180 came around. (My selection criteria were ability to fit full sized CPU cooler and GPU and not use anything smaller than 100mm case fans.) It also looks like someone's successfully placed a 120mm radiator on the rear fan slot: Overclockers Australia Forums - View Single Post - Silverstone TJ08-E Review
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Old December 29, 2011, 10:17 PM
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I'm personally getting one to see if it's quieter at all due to the dampening on its side panels. It's the lowest price I've seen a "damped" case go for (aside from Antec Sonata but I don't need the included PSU) and I happen to be stuck with a mATX board right now


I know some others on this forum used this case, the Silverstone TJ-08 for their mATX builds:
SilverStone Technology Co., Ltd.- TJ08-E
I haven't used this case before, but it was on my short list before that deal on the "mini" P180 came around. (My selection criteria were ability to fit full sized CPU cooler and GPU and not use anything smaller than 100mm case fans.) It also looks like someone's successfully placed a 120mm radiator on the rear fan slot: Overclockers Australia Forums - View Single Post - Silverstone TJ08-E Review

Yea I was eyeing up the TJ08-E but it is quite a price difference. I did find some pics of the Corsair h50 mounted on the rear of the mini p180. It seems like the best deal and least hassle atm.
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