$1100 MicroATX Shuttle style Gaming PC

Approximate Purchase Date: this month
Budget Range: ~1100 before any rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Diablo 3, Skyrim), general purpose web traffic and Netflix, possibly function as a media center for Xbox
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, OS
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg
Country: US
Parts Preferences: Intel cpu/mobo, nvidia 560 Ti, Shuttle style case mandatory
Overclocking: No
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: TBD
Additional Comments: Due to circumstances I cannot control at home, this *must* be a Shuttle style/HTPC case, new router is included in the price as my aging wireless G 100M router needs upgraded.

Thermaltake Black SECC Japanese steel LANBOX Lite VF6000BWS Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case

ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 ...

Power Supply
Thermaltake TR2 Series TR-500P 500W V2.3 & EPS 12V 2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT51264BA1339

Video Card
EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support FPB Video ...

Hard Drive
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache 2.5" SATA 6.0Gb/s Solid State Hybrid Drive -Bare Drive

Card Reader
AFT XM5U All-in-one USB 2.0 Card Reader

Wireless Router
TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Wireless N Giagabit Router Up to 300Mbps/ USB port x1/ Detachable Antenna x3/ IP QoS/ QSS Button

I'll be putting in my DVD burner from my existing system and hopefully my 1 TB WD data hard drive. My concerns are 1) if everything will fit 2) will I have heat issues and 3) quietness. My "man cave" is being repurposed, so the computer is moving into our bedroom where space will be limited, thus the need for a shuttle style build.
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  1. Hey man, idk how much space you have but i would get a mid tower with a handle on it before i got a"Frag Box". Heat is gonna be a issue in cases like that. everything may have plenty on outside but....on the inside its confined space. I recommend you get one with a handle http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146065
    That should do nicely. also if you can afford to spend a little more on the PSU. a Corsair Grade power supply. the best i'd choose from in your case would be this
    All these are highly recommended. But for best cable management and Space airflow, The Modular ones are recommended
  2. The shuttle style is pretty much what I'm limited to. Would a Lian Li Aluminum case help disperse heat a little better?

    If that's so, then I'd be willing to shell out the extra money for the case a power supply and get rid of the card reader. Devices with memory cards plug in via USB, so it's more of a convenience add on. I'd also be willing to downgrade the mobo to help with the costs.
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