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Last response: in Components
October 30, 2012 11:12:40 PM

Hey Toms,

I need some help with my 2 final pieces for a desktop.
I need a Cooler and a Case.

About the case:
Has to be mATX - don't like the big ATX cases.
Can be both Tower or Desktop versions. Cube's are welcome too.
Preferable Black or Charcoal Grey.
Should fit the hardware I have so far (list is underneath).
Price: $40 or less
I've looked at Fractal Design Core 1000 - but maybe there is better choices.

Socket 1156
Should fit in the case, we decide. I know it can only be 135 mm in the Fractal Design Core 1000, so no Hyper 212.
Should cool Pentium G6950 overclocked at 4-4.2 Ghz.
These CPU's are running pretty cool though.
Price: Preferable $20

Rest of the hardware:
CPU: Intel Pentium G6950 2.8 Ghz s1156 @ 4-4.2 Ghz
Mobo: ASRock H55M-LE
Memory: Team Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600)
HDD: OCZ Vertex 4 120 GB SSD
GFX: Gainward 8800 Ultra 768 MB
PSU: Mushkin Volta 500 watt

Hope you guys will have some good suggestions for me here!

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October 31, 2012 5:50:56 PM

No comments at all?
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October 31, 2012 6:14:49 PM

It seems to have alot of room above the motherboard for most cooling systems
October 31, 2012 6:41:15 PM

I like the cooler. Was thinking about the hyper 101 with 80 mm fans too? And make push pull?

Im not a fan of the case though
October 31, 2012 7:03:13 PM

I would recommend the arctic cooling one over the hyper.
How much are you looking on spending on a case?