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Thermaltake Chaser A31 Mid Tower Black Case compatibility w/ noctua nh-d14

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April 3, 2013 5:47:14 AM

hi all ,

i am building a new computer and looking for a case, though were i live there aren't many options. i found this thermaltake case which is cheap and wanted to know if it will fit to my build:
mobo: asus p8z77-v
cpu: i7-3770k
cpu cooler: noctua nh-d14
gpu: msi gtx-660ti
psu: seasonic 750w x-series
ssd: samsung 840 series 250gb
ram: crucial ballistix tactical 8gb x 2
and 2 hdd and 2 odd.

will it fit ? is it good enough for this build?

tnx

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April 3, 2013 5:52:46 AM

It will fit and it is more than enough of a CPU cooler for that build. It's the best alternative to an open loop custom water cooling setup
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April 3, 2013 6:12:45 AM

It won't fit not enough room according to the specs of both.

160 x 140 x 158mm < Noctua Dimensions

Case Type Thermaltake Chaser A31 Mid Tower Black Case
Dimension (H x W x D) 501 x 212 x 495mm (19.7 x 8.4 x 19.5 inch)
Net Weight 6.5 kg/14.4 lb
Side Panel Transparent Window
Color Exterior & Interior : Black
Cooling System Front (intake) :
120 x 120 x 25 mm Turbo fan x 1 (1000rpm, 16dBA)
120 x 120 x 25 mm (optional)
Rear (exhaust) :
120 x 120 x 25 mm Blue LED fan (1000rpm,16dBA)
Top (exhaust) : (optional)
120 x 120 x 25 mm fan x 2 or 140 x 140 x 25 mm fan x 2
Bottom (Intake) : (optional)
120 x 120 x 25 mm fan
Drive Bays - Accessible: 3 x 5.25’’ , 1 x 3.5’’ (Converted from one 5.25” drive bay)
- Hidden: 6 x 3.5’’ or 2.5’’

Expansion Slots 7
Motherboards 9.6” x 9.6” (Micro ATX), 12” x 9.6” (ATX)
I/O Ports USB 3.0 x 2, HD Audio x 1
PSU Standard PS2 PSU (optional)
LCS Upgradable Supports 1/2”、3/8”、1/4” water tube
CPU cooler height limitation:
160mm


VGA length limitation:
290mm(with HDD rack)
410mm(without HDD rack)
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April 4, 2013 4:33:20 AM

Well i bought it yesterday and set all night to assemble it together, and it fits, and even has a few mm spare. But tnx for replying!
I actually wanted to change it to the a41 but it was out of stock.
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