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Mini ITX case for MSI GTX 1070

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor' started by -Hotplate-, May 17, 2017.

  1. -Hotplate-

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 1, 2006

    Posts: 160

    Hi
    I am looking to build a gaming rig in as small a case as possible that will take my MSI 1070 which is 279mm long.
    I had really set my mind on the SG13 by Silverstone but sadly it will not take my card.
    So without going massive, what options do I have ?
    thanks in advance,
     
  2. Psypher5

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Jan 11, 2005

    Posts: 9,936

    Location: Birmingham

    cut a hole in the front of the sg13?
     
  3. Daaaveee

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Feb 21, 2006

    Posts: 1,437

    Depends what shape ITX case you're after? My wifes Silverstone Raven RVZ02 takes my MSI Gaming X 1070 with the removal of a small plastic corner bracket (2 screws), but obviously is a slim and tall case, rather than short and fat.
     
  4. wywywywy

    Gangster

    Joined: Mar 27, 2012

    Posts: 202

  5. nade

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 6, 2003

    Posts: 1,988

    I managed to get a Sentry case, that can support up to 305mm length cards. But placement of pcie power connectors seem hit and miss. But it's not generally available yet.
    http://zaber.com.pl/sentry/
     
  6. -Hotplate-

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 1, 2006

    Posts: 160

    In the end I have ordered the Cougar QBX mini ITX case from here. It seems to tick all the boxes I had to tick. It's definitely bigger than I originally wanted. I was aiming at the SG13 size but everything I read said that wouldn't work. Gonna build next weekend
     
  7. Narj

    Capodecina

    Joined: Feb 19, 2010

    Posts: 10,277

    Location: London

    Looking forward to reading how you get on. I want to rebuild my gaming machine into a smaller case that can go in the living room but keep hitting brick walls when I look into it. I'd probably struggle to maintain my overclock.
     
  8. -Hotplate-

    Gangster

    Joined: Feb 1, 2006

    Posts: 160

    This case is too small for my GFX and the bequiet AIO. So I am having to rethink despite taking a hacksaw to a new case, its no good.
     


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