Very compact mATX case

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elsmandino
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Very compact mATX case

Post by elsmandino » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:34 am

Hi there.

I am thinking of moving my setup from an Antec NSK2480 to something smaller.

Current hardware:

3-2105
mATX motherboard
2 x 4GB RAM
NSK2480
2 x SSDs (one for Windows, one for Linux)
Antec High Current Gamer 400W PSU

are there any really compact mATX cases that might accommodate all this?

Abula
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Re: Very compact mATX case

Post by Abula » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:04 am

The reality is that micro atx is not much smaller than ATX, its just 3 PCIe slot less, if you want to go smaller your best bet is to go into min itx, you will find a lot more option on cases for a smaller factor case there. That said if you want to do with your current hardware, i would suggest to look into

FC9 Alpha Fanless Chassis (you probably going the PSU from them).
[H]ardOCP Streacom FC9 Alpha Fanless Chassis Review

Silverstone GD06 (you probably can use your current psu).
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murtoz
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Re: Very compact mATX case

Post by murtoz » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:32 am

The Smallest matx case I know of is the cerberus. 18.5l tower case, versus your 25.9l horizontal case. Not sure it fits your space, not sure how quiet you can get it, and *really* not sure if you're willing to pay the price!

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