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Will my cpu case work for my hardware?

By tangledbutthair
Mar 11, 2010
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  1. hi everyone i am building myself a computer and i have all my hardware and everything already on the way, i made the silly mistake and did not make sure everything would fit into my case. Could you guys please take a look at my setup and let me know if everything should fit nicely with the least amount of budging stuff together thank you very much.

    CASE:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129058


    My Hardware:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102858
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136284
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118030
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118223
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128394

    i know that looking at this stuff will take awhile but i will really appreciate it.
    thank you
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    The Antec 900 is a fantastic case. All should work fine.
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,668   +879

    Never Force Anything, Get a Bigger Hammer....

    Well, unless you add the kitchen sink too, you're probably good to go.

    The only possible thing that could interfere with anything might be a CPU cooler, but that Zalman will fit (the case) easily. Sometimes with large CPU coolers, memory slots on the motherboard can be either blocked, or necessitate installing the RAM before the cooler. A problem sometimes arises with RAM that has extra high heatsinks on it.

    The GSkill "Ripjaws" series RAM you have chosen does in fact, have fairly high heatsinks.

    Another thing, I don't know about the 900 >> 2<< case, but my 900 (original model), is not vented on the bottom. Because of that, I would suggest using a power supply with a front (not bottom) intake and a rear exhaust fan, such as this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...=antec_earthwatts_500w-_-17-371-007-_-Product As I said though, I am only familiar with the 900 1.

    Another problem might possibly arise with the Matx motherboard. After you install it, you might not be able to find it. :rolleyes:
  4. tangledbutthair

    tangledbutthair TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i really apreciate your time and looking at the hardware looks like everything should hopefully be jsut fine n snuggly
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,668   +879

    Does the 900 Two have bottom vents for the PSU...?
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