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That will house the latest and greatest mobo & processor?

 

Ok, It doesn't have to be THE smallest thing out there but close enough to the smallest case possible is cool.

 

And all it'd need space for inside (aside from key components (RAM, Power source, etc) is a 2.5inch SSD.

 

Thanks for any advice/suggestions!

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which motherboard are you looking at, then we can see what case you can have.

 

itx, atx, etc?

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Fractal Design - Define Nano S Mini ITX 

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Any reason you need a small case? I want it mid-size, so I can have room inside.

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I built a PC with this case a couple years ago:

https://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/chassis/phenom-micro-atx/

 

You can fit whatever CPU you want as long as the mobo is micro-ATX.  I have a GTX 980 Classified in mine, so it will have plenty of room for a GPU.

I also have a M.2 SSD (clicks into the mobo), which I highly recommend.  I have a closed loop liquid cooler on my CPU and the only fan in my case is the radiator fan.  Very little noise when loaded down.

 

It's really really small and packs a ton of power.  If you want something small and minimal, I highly recommend that case.

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38 minutes ago, Mindovermaster said:

Any reason you need a small case? I want it mid-size, so I can have room inside.

Space constraints, HTPC, more visually appealing, the list can go on and on, etc. Not everyone needs a ton of room in a case, especially if it gets tucked away and rarely upgraded.

 

 

44 minutes ago, Jim K said:

Fractal Design - Define Nano S Mini ITX 

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I vote this, FD cases are slick.

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41 minutes ago, Circaflex said:

Space constraints, HTPC, more visually appealing, the list can go on and on, etc. Not everyone needs a ton of room in a case, especially if it gets tucked away and rarely upgraded.

 

Reason I "asked"... I didn't say "you don't need a small case".

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1 minute ago, Mindovermaster said:

Reason I "asked"... I didn't say "you don't need a small case".

Never said you did. I gave input, that is all. No need to try and read between the lines.

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Corsair Obsidian 250D

Cooler Master Elite 110

Thermaltake Suppressor F1

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On 5/19/2017 at 3:00 PM, Mindovermaster said:

Any reason you need a small case? I want it mid-size, so I can have room inside.

Just so it doesnt take up a lot of space, really. Small to smaller-midsize would work fine.

On 5/20/2017 at 6:56 AM, Mirumir said:

Corsair Obsidian 250D

Cooler Master Elite 110

Thermaltake Suppressor F1

Thanks I will look into these.

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Posted (edited)

I have a Fractal Design - Define Nano S myself, very small. But it's a little tight in there.

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6 minutes ago, Mindovermaster said:

it's a little tight in there.

That's what she said

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58 minutes ago, Nefarious Trigger said:

That's what she said

I mean, it's OK if you are good at wire management...

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1 hour ago, Mindovermaster said:

I have a Fractal Design - Define Nano S myself, very small. But it's a little tight in there.

Whats the rest of your system specs like?

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I currently have a Gigabyte ITX motherboard in there, Intel i5 6400, 16GB DDR4, 750Ti, 250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NME.

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5 hours ago, Mindovermaster said:

I currently have a Gigabyte ITX motherboard in there, Intel i5 6400, 16GB DDR4, 750Ti, 250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NME.

This sounds like exactly what I want to do. Thanks for the input.

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1 hour ago, ### said:

This sounds like exactly what I want to do. Thanks for the input.

No problem, mate. :)

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