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December 3, 2012 1:52:57 AM

1st time builder and noob. I don't know what type of case to order to fit a ASUS P8Z7-V. Full tower, mid tower, mini tower? It will have a i5 3570k ivy and GTX660 if it makes any difference. How can I tell if my MB will fit?

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December 3, 2012 2:35:13 AM

Yep, its an ATX board so any case that support ATX and larger will fit it.

As for which case to get is another discussion. I suggest looking through the Coolermaster HAF series or any Corsair case, they are all quite good cases and should cover your budget range.
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December 3, 2012 2:40:29 AM

Your motherboard is the common ATX size.
Look for a case that supports a ATX size.
full/mid/mini tower does not mean much; there seems to be no standard.

Some mini tower cases will only fit M-ATX or ITX which are are smaller formats.

I might suggest the Antec 100. It is of good quality and inexpensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
December 10, 2012 4:00:42 AM

Thank you all very much for all of your help. I decided to go with the cm HAF.
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