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Smallest ATX Mid-Tower Case

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October 10, 2007 11:23:25 AM

For reasons I'll spare you (for boredom's sake) I'm looking for the smallest possible standard ATX mid-tower case for my new build. Of the dimensions, depth is the most important to be small.

I've looked, but the smallest I can find is about 420 mm deep, and I'd like to avoid that case if possible...
http://www.xpcgear.com/cp101k.html

Can anyone offer any suggestions?
a b ) Power supply
October 10, 2007 11:44:31 AM

Frankly, I'd go for a micro atx box and not try overclocking, as airflow is limited. Some go for around $40 after rebate when Fry's has them on sale. Ultra had one at this price recently, and it came with a 400w ps. If that's too small for your needs, then gearxs has an aopen H360B beige flex atx case for $40 shipped that can sit upright or flat (with the monitor on top). It's 405mm deep, so it might not work with some boards. And check the power supply carefully. You'll probably want to change it for at least 400 watts.
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October 10, 2007 1:35:16 PM

o1die said:
Frankly, I'd go for a micro atx box and not try overclocking, as airflow is limited. Some go for around $40 after rebate when Fry's has them on sale...


I thought about mATX, but I like the flexibility of full-size boards. I know, I know, full-size boards mean full-size cases. I'm just looking for the smallest.

onestar said:
You could always build your own...


Yeah, I don't think I'm quite that badass.

October 10, 2007 2:51:29 PM

CasEdge LX734A is 190 x 432 x 444 mm and is about the smallest one I would think of using for an ATX board.
July 28, 2008 4:07:43 AM

This is longer in depth, but far shorter in height. I haven't found any shorter than this.
http://icute.com.tw/english/QH01.html
It's a mini-ATX sized case, but the interesting news is it will afford full size ATX board.
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