Smallest case for Mini-ITX and 3-slot 1080 Ti?

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor Systems' started by DPI, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. DPI

    DPI [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Hey gents, looking for the smallest case that'll fit a ASUS Strix Z270i Mini-ITX and 3-slot GPU (Gigabyte Aorus 1080 Ti, 11.5" long). No 2.5 or 3.5" drive slots needed.

    Seems like Ncase M1 might fit the bill but it's unrealistic to acquire.

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. darksable

    darksable Limp Gawd

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    If you're looking for the smallest case that fits that, you already have your answer. If I may, what's the issue with acquiring an Ncase M1? If it's an issue of budget, what are we looking at as a maximum? Budget tends to be a limiting factor of size.

    Going just with the information presented, I would naturally suggest a Cooler Master Elite 130, but I'm not positive if it supports triple-slot / 2.5 slot GPUs or not.

    Honestly, since you aren't using drives, the fact that you're using a triple slot GPU is going to mean a case that's WAY larger than you need. Just saying.
     
  3. STR

    STR Limp Gawd

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    Cooler Master Elite 130 is dual-slot only.

    These cases have 3 slots:
    Antec Cube: 14.37" x 9.84" x 18.11"
    Thermaltake Core X1: 16.80" x 11.00" x 18.50" <- And is designed to allow ridiculous amounts of cooling.
    Lian Li PC-O5X: 5.24" x 15.35" x 15.12" <- HTPC style
     
  4. Revenant_Knight

    Revenant_Knight n00bie

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    Pick two: Small - Cheap - Fast

    That's a monster video card. So it's fast. You want a small case... can't be cheap. You want a cheap case? Tough to find them small.

    That said, you might have some luck if you're willing to go up a notch to MATX cases. Fractal Designs have a few nice ones. BitFenix has the Phenom which might work. Lian Li PC-Q25B might work. In Win 301 would look great.
     
  5. chx

    chx Limp Gawd

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    190mm max video card length
     
  6. STR

    STR Limp Gawd

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