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Old December 5, 2018, 03:56 PM
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Default miTX case & good low profile cooler needed.

I need as small a case as possible that will still allow me to install a good HSF that will let me overclock a 7600K.
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Old December 5, 2018, 04:26 PM
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How small are we talking and what's the budget.

The Cougar QBX will fit a pretty substantial cooler and GPU. It's not a premium case but there's nothing wrong with it. Otherwise there's lots of SFF specific cases from the NCase to the DanCase to the inverse, etc, but you'll be paying a premium for them.

Are you going with a tower or an AIO? You'll have way more cases that will work with an AIO, pickings for a SFF case that works well with an air cooler are a lot more limited.
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Old December 5, 2018, 04:44 PM
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You can go for a FD Nano S and you can get an AIO but I would just use a CM 212
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Old December 5, 2018, 04:47 PM
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Any gpu? Aio or air?
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Old December 6, 2018, 10:18 AM
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no GPU, just onboard.


I like the Tiny form factors from Lenovo, but to fit a good HSF to cool the CPU, I need to go a bit bigger.
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Old December 6, 2018, 11:16 AM
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that NCase M1 is brilliant!


I also like the idea behind the Skyreach 4 Mini:
https://www.sfflab.com/collections/e...oducts/nfc_s4m


And the Chimera MaxOne that's in the works is fascinating as well!
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Old December 6, 2018, 01:53 PM
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I like the Tiny form factors from Lenovo, but to fit a good HSF to cool the CPU, I need to go a bit bigger.
Then just leave the top of the case off!
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Old December 6, 2018, 04:00 PM
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I heard someone mentioned Salvo Studio's S401 and I have seen the Ghost S1 on Youtube but that one is hella expensive.
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Old December 6, 2018, 04:57 PM
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Then just leave the top of the case off!

no can do, I've got to stack a few PC's on top of each other in my limited space available.
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Old December 6, 2018, 09:31 PM
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I use to only build ITX systems for giggles I like CM 120 elite. There is a guy on ebay selling cheap cases with free shipping.

1. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Raijintek-Me...xRXJ:rk:3:pf:0
2. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Azza-CSAZ-10...y7o2:rk:7:pf:0
3. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Coolermaster...jtZ:rk:14:pf:0

You can haggle him. I managed to do a best offer and he budged. But I don't need anything right now. I stopped going ITX because of the costs and trouble. He has tons of stuff.
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