Case for DFI board

Discussion in 'Benchmarks & Performance' started by sindustrial777, May 18, 2006.

  1. sindustrial777

    sindustrial777 OSNN Addict

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    I'm thinking about getting this board
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813136009

    and I will need a case to fit it. I looked at the dimensions of the board and apparently this case wont fit it even though I really want it!

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811144151

    Arg, well anyhow are the dimensions on the site true, or will it fit after all?
    If not what are some good cases out there that will fit the 12" x 9.6" board

    If you are suggesting a case here are my needs

    -No need for included power supply
    -Gotta have some cool lights
    -Good air flow (which means it includes fans)

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Tuffgong4

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    Tuniq 2 made by sunbeamtech...search google for reviews of it...it's what I'm going to use for my next build when the conroe desktop chips come out.
     
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  4. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Wow that board has no serial and parallel ports. Must be finally getting to that point.
     
  5. LeeJend

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    What makes you think the MB won't fit in your prefered case?
    -Both have 7 slots.
    -Both support the ATX standard.

    Did the fact they have the height and width numbers reversed confuse you?
    12 x 9.6 vs 11 x 12

    From the Aspire site:
    Main Board Standard ATX / Baby AT / Micro ATX

    I also got blow ups from the 2 web sites and the mounting hole patterns match up exactly.

    The board will fit the case.

    I'd be a little worried about the Crossfire video cards hitting that chipset cooler on the MB. From what I've heard most of the crossfire cards are long. Check into it before commiting to the MB. The ram sticks are awfully close to the CPU cooler too. And they will be getting the hot air exhaust from the CPU cooler right on them.
     
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  6. sindustrial777

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    Thanks guys, yeah since the initial posting of this thread I did a bit or research and found that it fits fine (as LeeJend siad) but I'll still look around a bit and check out some of the cases you guys suggested, thanks!