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Case advice for GTX 560 Ti (11")

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January 17, 2012 3:45:16 PM

Hey guys!

I recently put together a build, which I am picking up today. However the Case I picked up allows up to 11" for my video card, and my video card is exactly 11", so I didn't want to risk it. As such I need to find a new case, but I am not sure where to start, or what to look for. I would however like to keep the price below 70$ CAD, with at least 2 built in fans. This is my first build, and so I am still trying to learn the swing of things.

Thanks in advance for any help,

Matt


----- Old Case--------

Case - 69.99 - Antec Three Hundred AB (ALL BLACK) Gaming Series ATX Case 3/0/(6) 2xUSB Audio (No PSU) http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6...


---------Build--------------

Video Card - 279.99 - Gigabyte (GV-N560448-13I) nVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Cores Chipset (732MHz) 1280MB (3800MHz) GDDR5 Dual DVI/HDMI/Display Port PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card with Free Battlefield 3 http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=4...

CPU - 219.99 - Intel Core i5-2500K Quad-Core Socket LGA1155, 3.30Ghz, 6MB L3 Cache, 32nm (Retail Boxed) (BX80623I52500K)

MoBo 119.88- ASRock Z68 Pro3 Socket 1155 Intel Z68 Chipset Dual Channel DDR3 2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 7.1 CH HD Audio Gigabit LAN 2x SATAIII 6.0 GB/s 4x SATAII 3.0 Gb/s 2x USB 3.0 ATX http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2...

Memory - 49.99 - G.SKILL Sniper Series DDR3 1600MHz (PC3-12800) 8GB (2x4GB) Dual Channel Kit (F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR)

Monitor - 129.99 - Asus VS228HP 21.5" Full HD LED SLIM Widescreen Monitor, 1920x1080, 2ms(GtG), 50,000,000M:1(ASCR), D-Sub and HDMI

Drive - 21.99 - Samsung SH-S222AL/BEBE SATA Black Light Scribe 22X SpeedPlus DVD-Writer

HDD - 89.99 - Seagate Barracuda (ST500DM002) SATA3 6.0Gb/s 500GB 16MB Cache (OEM)

PSU - 105.99 - Corsair Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W 80PLUS Bronze Certified Power Supply (CMPSU-650TXV2)
Include a list of any parts you have already selected with descriptively labeled links for parts. http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=3...

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January 17, 2012 3:50:11 PM

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... 65$
Its a great case.Will fit even 590gtx. Allow to do a great wire management.
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January 17, 2012 4:10:17 PM

That is a really amazing case actually, but are there any other suggestions? I only ask because that case is not carried in the store I plan on buying from, however, need be I can always order it from a different location/store.
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January 17, 2012 11:35:29 PM

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January 18, 2012 12:15:28 AM

The site you are getting the other stuff from has it as well http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6...

With you using only 1 HDD, you can remove the middle hard drive cage and it will fit fine, actually I think 2 would fit fine that way.

You may want to order 3 120mm fans, and 1 200mm fan if you do get the case. The Cooler Master 200mm MegaFlow fits in front using the extra screws that come with the HAF 912. And I recommend Ball Bearing fans for the top. I tried non BB fans and they pretty much failed after a few months.
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