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Old 08-22-2013, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm going to buy a gtx 760 but the problem is that it won't fit in my case. I have a mini tower. I'm looking for recommendations for a case in the $50-$100 range. Thanks.
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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been there and done that....

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Old 08-22-2013, 04:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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will this:
Newegg.com - MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card

fit into this:
Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Newegg.com
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Old 08-22-2013, 04:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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all of these are amazing sub $100 cases

NZXT Source 210 Elite Black Steel with painted interior ATX Mid Tower Computer Case w/ Black Front Trim - Newegg.com
Corsair Carbide Series 200R Black Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Newegg.com
BitFenix Shinobi Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Newegg.com
Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Newegg.com
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What exactly is your current tower?
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my Mrs. has the Challenger case...don't like it because you can't take the front cover off to clean the filters because all the usb, audio and power switches are attached to it....a PIA to maintain. It does have decent cabling options though. And she keeps putting stuff on top of the pc and blocks the top fan
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HAF 912.
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Old 08-23-2013, 04:44 PM   #8 (permalink)
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will an msi gtx 760 fit into any mid case or will i need a full?
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You know a full case is over 2ft high and nearly 2 feet long?

A 760 will fit most normal mid towers, the biggest issue is getting plenty of air to it.
All Seans suggestions would be great.
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will an msi gtx 760 fit into any mid case or will i need a full?
I asked specifically because standard 9.5" cards can fit into almost any case minus low-profile ones. If you have a mid tower, there is a 95% chance it will fit.
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