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by MathM
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: Case recommendations requested
Replies: 15
Views: 530

Re: Case recommendations requested

... in terms of cases, and even more if I am willing to move to a micro ATX motherboard. I have to say that all your suggestions are making me reconsider my current ...
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: Case recommendations requested
Replies: 15
Views: 530

Re: Case recommendations requested

The Fortress FT03 turns a micro-ATX motherboard on end to produce a shallow (but tall) form factor.

Too many ATX cases have more space wasted for huge numbers of hard-drive bays.
by MathM
Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: Case recommendations requested
Replies: 15
Views: 530

Re: Case recommendations requested

... for your questions and comments: @ JustAnEngineer : I would consider a micro-ATX board and system for a future system to be built early next year. I am waiting to see what ...
by StefanJanoski
Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: Processors
Topic: Is Sandy Bridge worth upgrading from yet?
Replies: 125
Views: 4449

Re: Is Sandy Bridge worth upgrading from yet?

... The long term plan, though, is for a platform upgrade, a downsize to micro ATX or mITX, and to ditch the hackintosh in favour of a MBP, leaving the desktop as pretty ...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Sep 18, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: Case recommendations requested
Replies: 15
Views: 530

Re: Case recommendations requested

Would you consider upgrading to a more efficient Micro-ATX system at this time?
by EndlessWaves
Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: New Build - Open to suggestions
Replies: 25
Views: 1204

Re: New Build - Open to suggestions

... case size there. The case you're considering is huge, bigger than some Micro ATX cases. It's got 140mm clearance for the CPU cooler, which is anything short of a full 120mm ...
by whm1974
Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Advice on future proof build
Replies: 55
Views: 1632

Re: Advice on future proof build

You can build a very capable gaming PC in micro-ATX. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core ...
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Advice on future proof build
Replies: 55
Views: 1632

Re: Advice on future proof build

You can build a very capable gaming PC in micro-ATX. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core ...
by biffzinker
Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Looking for a new LGA1155 motherboard
Replies: 10
Views: 671

Re: Looking for a new LGA1155 motherboard

Not seeing much in stock besides the Intel H61 micro-ATX motherboards.

Might be better off looking at replacing motherboard, CPU, and DDR3 for a Skylake build?
by Canageek
Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Looking for a new LGA1155 motherboard
Replies: 10
Views: 671

Looking for a new LGA1155 motherboard

... around the CPU to use this RAM and that cooler. I've got my current, ATX frankencase (I've got one fan held on with zip-ties and a hole cut in ... that I couldn't use with the full ATX board. So ideally I'd like a micro-ATX as I could switch to a nicer case (well, once I put it back together ...
by elmopuddy
Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:11 am
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: Sleep issue, bad PSU?
Replies: 6
Views: 517

Sleep issue, bad PSU?

... build, as in new MB, same behaviour on previous MB. (I swapped MB for Micro ATX for new case) PSU is from May: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.as ... 6817438066 I ...
by localhostrulez
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:02 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: First PC Build. Any suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 780

Re: First PC Build. Any suggestions?

... fan is more than good enough. .. Also agree with the folks suggesting micro ATX, it's got a lot of advantages and the reality is you're never going to need more than one ...
by NovusBogus
Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: First PC Build. Any suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 780

Re: First PC Build. Any suggestions?

... looking at buying a 1440p monitor? Also agree with the folks suggesting micro ATX, it's got a lot of advantages and the reality is you're never going to need more than one ...
by Chrispy_
Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:40 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: First PC Build. Any suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 780

Re: First PC Build. Any suggestions?

I have a Phanteks Enthoo Evolv m-ATX, and it's a great case, with some caveats: Yeah, that's why I didn't link the ... here of a cheap and flimsy Spec-02, it's in a completely different league. Micro-ATX would fit your needs just as well. I'm going to agree with DPete27 . I used ...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: First PC Build. Any suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 780

Re: First PC Build. Any suggestions?

Micro-ATX would fit your needs just as well. I'm going to agree with DPete27 . Micro-ATX's four PCIe slots are more than ...
by biffzinker
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: problem with new case
Replies: 21
Views: 1222

Re: problem with new case

... mistakes) if you don't put the additional standoffs. toki is using a Micro-ATX board so he will need to use the extra standoffs included with the case so the board is ...
by biffzinker
Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Cases and Power Supplies
Topic: problem with new case
Replies: 21
Views: 1222

Re: problem with new case

http://i63.tinypic.com/359xs1t.jpg ATX motherboard will use all mounting points in red, Micro-ATX will use six of the red mounting points starting from the I/O panel plus some of the blue. The ...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Jul 01, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming or ROG MAXIMUS VIII RANGER
Replies: 3
Views: 1314

Re: Asus Z170 Pro Gaming or ROG MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Have you considered Micro-ATX rather than full-size ATX? Four PCIe slots is enough for most enthusiasts.
Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming5 or ASRock Z170M Extreme4 would be a feature-rich micro-ATX motherboard.
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Don't wanna wait for Zen - going Skylake. Sanity check?
Replies: 32
Views: 3035

Re: Don't wanna wait for Zen - going Skylake. Sanity check?

$127 ASRock Z170M Extreme4
or $153 Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5
are examples of feature-rich Micro-ATX motherboards. If you give up USB 3.1, you can get less expensive options like the
$76 ASRock B150M Pro4V
by biffzinker
Sat Jun 04, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: problem with sata driver
Replies: 36
Views: 1684

Re: problem with sata driver

... with this board. ASUS P8Q77-M/CSM LGA 1155 Intel Q77 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard. The Kingston RAM shouldn't cause any trouble. I've never ran into any ...
by toki
Sat Jun 04, 2016 12:14 am
Forum: Motherboards, Chipsets, & RAM
Topic: problem with sata driver
Replies: 36
Views: 1684

Re: problem with sata driver

Ok. I have this RAM Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1333MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM - Blue (HX313C9FK2/16) . Please tell me it is compatible with this board. ASUS P8Q77-M/CSM LGA 1155 Intel Q77 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard. I am expecting it not to be, but I can hope.
by ptsant
Thu May 26, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Overclocking, Tweaking, & Cooling
Topic: Any suggestions on cooling the AMD 880K?
Replies: 17
Views: 1788

Re: Any suggestions on cooling the AMD 880K?

... systems so am a bid overwhelmed by options in regarding to cooling in a Micro ATX. Case: BitFenix Pandora CPU: AMD Athlon II 880K 4Ghz 95W Cooler: Raijintek Zelos / AMD ...
by DBofficial
Wed May 25, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Overclocking, Tweaking, & Cooling
Topic: Any suggestions on cooling the AMD 880K?
Replies: 17
Views: 1788

Any suggestions on cooling the AMD 880K?

... systems so am a bid overwhelmed by options in regarding to cooling in a Micro ATX. Case: BitFenix Pandora CPU: AMD Athlon II 880K 4Ghz 95W Cooler: Raijintek Zelos / AMD ...
by MarkG509
Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Linux, Unix, and Assorted Madness
Topic: What's the most problem free Distro you have used?
Replies: 102
Views: 3814

Re: What's the most problem free Distro you have used?

... stability issues of the Catalysts. In my experience (ASRock-Rack C226 Micro-ATX Xeon E3 with a 750-Ti running Mint/Mate 17.3), once the proprietary nVidia drivers are ...
by just brew it!
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: What's the last piece of tech you regret buying?
Replies: 88
Views: 6722

Re: What's the last piece of tech you regret buying?

... recently, I bought a cheap Socket AM3+ motherboard for an inexpensive micro-ATX build (I already had a spare CPU and RAM on hand). The mistake I made was assuming that ...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Game Audio PC Build (CPU and Noise questions)
Replies: 20
Views: 1462

Re: Game Audio PC Build (CPU and Noise questions)

If you really like the design of the Define R5 ATX case from Fractal Design, they make a Define Mini micro-ATX case, but it's not very mini on the outside.
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Game Audio PC Build (CPU and Noise questions)
Replies: 20
Views: 1462

Re: Game Audio PC Build (CPU and Noise questions)

... TB. If you just need a tiny drive, use an SSD. Fractal Design Define R5 ATX Tower Case I'm going to agree with what DPete27 said about size. Micro-ATX's four PCIe slots are plenty for most of us. I like the Silverstone Temjin TJ08-E ...
by biffzinker
Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: first intel build
Replies: 100
Views: 5176

Re: first intel build

dukenukems wrote:
I have i3-6100,kingston hyperfury x ddr4 ram in my amazon cart right now, not sure on mobo and case though.


MSI Intel Skylake H110 LGA 1151 DDR4 USB 3.1 Micro ATX Motherboard (H110M Pro-VD) Price: $59.79 & FREE Shipping
by toki
Tue Apr 12, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: first intel build
Replies: 100
Views: 5176

Re: first intel build

Have a Micro Center nearby where you live? In store pick-up gets you the Core i5-4590 for $160.00 ... Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H-A Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($39.99 @ Newegg) Total: $229.98 Prices include shipping, taxes, ...
by biffzinker
Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:16 am
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: first intel build
Replies: 100
Views: 5176

Re: first intel build

Have a Micro Center nearby where you live? In store pick-up gets you the Core i5-4590 for $160.00 ... Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H-A Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($39.99 @ Newegg) Total: $229.98 Prices include shipping, taxes, ...
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