Looking for advice on a case smaller than the R6 that can house a 280MM AIO

Discussion in 'Cases & Case Modding' started by diableri, Jan 30, 2018.

  1. diableri

    diableri Gawd

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    Hi guys,

    I have a used 6700k, RAM, a couple SSDs, and an EVGA CLC 280 I'm looking to recycle into a media machine if possible.

    I was looking for a case for it but it looks like most of the smaller cases are set up for 240mm rads. Anyone know of a case smaller than an R6 that can easily handle a 280 AiO at either the front or top?

    I don't care about looks at all, it's only about size; mitx, matx, atx whatever.

    Considering a Caselabs BH8 as well. Working on a new build in an S8 and they are incredible. I'd be able to recycle an old ATX motherboard that way or the R6 as well.

    EDIT: Sorry I screwed up the title, should have said 280mm AIO.
     
  2. Kwaz

    Kwaz Whine & Cheezy

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    I have a Fractal Meshify. It's pretty sweet. Moved from a 600Q, prior to that a 700D.

    I'd recommend the Fractal C series. Cheap, but great quality.

    The 600Q is pretty cool. I just wanted something smaller because I tend to open the case of my main desktop a lot and move it around.
     
  3. diableri

    diableri Gawd

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    Thanks, I was watching some builds on the Meshify earlier tonight. Glad to see someone recommend it. I'll take a closer looks at the other C models, I think I saw that the nano C can handle a 280.
     
  4. Kwaz

    Kwaz Whine & Cheezy

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    It can, but as I recall the radiator hits the motherboard with fans and a radiator. The nano I believe also requires m-ITX, and I think m-ATX, maybe. The regular C can do everything but e-ATX, and honestly for a full sized ATX case it's pretty small. It's actually a bit smaller than the a Corsair 350D if you're familiar with the that.