Forum discussion tagged with case.
  1. Question Trying to insert a larger GPU inside a compact case (Noob warning)

    If you ever heard the saying 'no question is too dumb', I'm here to challenge that. So I recently inherited a entry level gaming pc. I was satisfied with the components except for the GPU (GTX 750) that I tried to change today to a Asus GTX 1060 dual fan. However, I could not do that since my...
  2. devansh4565

    Question Dual-slot GPU in single-slot case ?

    i have a Dell Vostro 270s (Service Tag GQBBX1) and a gtx 750ti but only have a single slot while the gpu is double slot so should i cut the second metal slot and let the cooler remain.
  3. Albert8BFish

    Question MSI B550 Tomahawk JUSB3 not working with USB2 devices (NZXT h510 i case)

    Hi All, The issue is with the usb on the front panel of my case. I tried to connect a few usb 3 devices and they work. If I connect any usb 2 device like a security key, a thumb stick or a game pad it doesn't. The same devices work fine if i connect them to another port. The light on my...
  4. presolol

    Question Positive and negative indicator fell off of HDD LED wires, how can I tell which is which??

    I was moving them around and the little cover fell, exposing the wires. Not a big deal right I can put it back on bit wait.. now I dont know which one is positive and which one is negative. Any help on how I can tell them apart.
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    Question ROG Strix LC GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti in a Lian Li O11 DYNAMIC

    Hello Forum, I will soon buy the 3080 Ti ROG Strix LC to upgrade from my 2080ti, which because of some weird problem that i could never solve (factory defect maybe?) would always power limit throttle at about 68% to 70%, giving in average roughly the same performance as a 1070, but i digress...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] IO shield/backplate slightly misaligned with the cutout frame on case

    Hello My first pc build, the motherboard placement was pretty difficult, but managed to screw it in place, however checking out the backpanel, it doesnt seem perfectly aligned. Sits into the frame flush on top, and all the way down to the bottom corners, where it seems a little bit off. No...
  7. aden.anderson2001

    Question Could putting a metal object like this in case damage sth?

    I've put this chain in my pc case for a couple hours now and I'm kinda worried tbh. Nothing has happened yet but I feel like it might? One side of the chain is locked on some random place in the back of the case and the other side is locked on the aio pipe, fitting just perfectly without...
  8. code_gs

    Question Selecting an E-ATX case with limited dimensions

    I need a case that fits within a pretty limited space, specifically 24"x17"x9". The parts that will definitely go in there: E-ATX motherboard ATX power supply (SFX doesn't have enough watts for the GPUs + processor, need at least 900, preferably 1000) 2 quadros Some optional things that would...
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    Question How do I fix an off balance case fan?

    I have a Deepcool Matrexx 55 mesh 4f case and everything has gone well except one of the fans is off balance. When you look at the fan when it’s spinning it wobbles just enough to make a noise. How would I go about fixing the fan since the fans are pre-installed in the case?
  10. Question Need cooling help/advice. high temps all around.

    My pc has: i5 12600k with corsair h100i elite capellix palit 3080ti corsair 850tx psu 8tb of hard drive storage (2tb SSD / 1tb ssd / 1 tb hdd / 4tb hdd) z690 ddr4 motherboard 4 front fans are intake and 4 top/back are exhaust My entire pc heats up immensely when there's roughly 40%-50% GPU and...
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    Question Case dimensions not available Neutron Lab NOVA W01 Tempered Glass PC Case

    Hey building my first pc, I just wanted to know if there is anyway for me to know if my cpu coolers height will fit a case I want to buy. Problem is that for the life of me I can't find any product specifications on any site selling the case. It's a mid atx case and my cpu cooler height is...
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    Question Lian Li PC-011 Dynamic EVO compatibility and worth it?

    Currently have a NZXT H500 with an i7 8700k and 3070 ti, temps are in the higher range and was thinking of buying a new case with better airflow that can seat more fans. I came across the Lian Li Dynamic and was wondering if this case is compatible with an Asus Prime Z370-A ATX board? Also...
  13. Bxzza

    Question PC Power On Issues

    Hello, I've had my build for around 10 months now (specs below), its had it problems here and there but nothing i havent gotten past. however recently it's been having issues powering on, sometimes it powers on completely fine, others the power button just does nothing (so far only seems to...
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    Question Sahara P35 Case Front Panel Removal

    Hello, I have the Sahara P35 case and was curious about removing the front panel to make it easy to clean the dust, does anyone know whether this a viable option without breaking it? Otherwise I'd probably have to remove the side panel and the front fans in order to clean it out I imagine...
  15. VinceMan

    Question Need New USB Cable - unsure which one I need

    I recently built my wife a new computer, using the Corsair 4000D Airflow case. Somehow, the USB header cable just...fell apart when I was plugging it into the motherboard. I'm unsure what cable I need to order to replace it. Any advice?
  16. Short_Bingus

    Question How to connect the argb controller to the motherboard and which header

    I have an MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon Max Wifi and a MSI mag forge 100r
  17. Kagami1004

    Question Dell Optiplex 3070 Tower Case upgrade?

    Hello, i want to change my Dell Optiplex Case. Currently I added Hyper T20 CPU cooler but I had to permanently remove a case bolt because I can't fit it in with T20 cooler, so now my case can't be closed properly. Can u guys me an idea which case will fit or should I buy new random case and mod it?
  18. ThomasBorre

    Question Picking a case. Help!

    I am trying to pick a case for my new pc build. Looking to do a full water cooled custom loop. Need a case that supports a horizontal Asus Rog Strix 3090 OC with room to the right of it to fit a cylindrical Ultitube 150 pro d5 pump/res combo. I quite like the lian li o11 dynamic xl but it...
  19. zaur999

    Question Can't remove plastic part to open front and top panel

    Hello . I am removing all my componant from the case but I don't know how to open these : .I can't oppen front or top panelle if I can't remove thses and so my water cooler will be stuck forever
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    Question Will removing the PCI-E brackets at the back of your case cause dust build-up if your case has positive pressure airflow?

    So basically, I have a Fractal Design Torrent case which is an EXTREMELY positive pressure focused case. I recently got myself a RTX 3070 MSI Gaming Z card which came with a GPU sag bracket, but in order to be able to install the GPU sag bracket, I had to remove almost every single PCI-E bracket...
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    [SOLVED] Case For Future Build 5000D

    There is a winter sale going on in my country and they have the 5000D for 99 euro from 170. Should I grab it from now for my future build or even switch it with my current one? Is it a good case? Corsair 5000D Tempered Glass Mid-Tower ATX PC Case (CC-9011209-WW) -...
  22. Varzoh

    [SOLVED] I plan on getting iCUE 5000x Case, I want to get noctua a few 140mm and 1 120mm fan.

    I need help with airflow. What can you guys say about the case and amount of fans for good airflow. I need help with locations and what way to face the fans. Thank you!
  23. M

    Question Can someone help me what is this strange noise?

    So you can hear in the video noise that my PC is making. This only happens when pc is idle, but when i'm using it heavy for example playing video games that annoying sound disappear. Honestly i thought it was cpu fan, but when i open case and put head to listen i cant figure it out is it maybe...
  24. Z

    [SOLVED] Where is the cmos reset on this mb? I can’t find the cmos reset on this mb
  25. Nathan22211

    [SOLVED] Looking for dimensions and mounting holes of 3.5 and 5.25 inch drive bays

    I'm trying to make a modular case system that's 3d printable, I'd link it here but I dunno if it'd be considered advertising, and I'm trying to add support to 3.5 and 5.25 inch drive bays, i.e. the place where your CD drive would be on an older model PC. I need the dimensions of the bay, in...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] Fan / AIO Help!

    Hi all! First time builder here and i'm just really stuck with the whole fan and AIO placement situation: My build will be along the lines of this: (I'm considering 12th gen CPU and switching to AMD GPU etc still but this is the general idea) CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU...
  27. Fire-Wire

    [SOLVED] How to effectively deal with moisture?

    Hi all, I don't know if this is the correct section for this question, but here's the thing: I live in Brazil, and if that's not hot and humid enough, I also live very close to the beach - so add more humidity and a (literal) grain of salt in the air. Recently, I discovered droplets of water...
  28. Vilqx

    [SOLVED] Issues with MSI ARGB fans showing up in MSI Center

    I just got a new case from MSI that comes with 4 ARGB fans, and I will list my specs below. Case: MSI GUNGNIR 110R (new) Mobo: Gigabyte B450m DS3H GPU: Msi Armor RX 570 8 gb CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Ram: 32 GB Corsair RGB RT (4x8) So, my issue is that I don't know how to integrate these fans into the...
  29. T

    Question Would this PSU fit?

    I recently brought this case with a 160mm maximum clearance for a PSU: I brought this PSU on sale recently (have yet to receive it) and was wondering if it would fit...
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    [SOLVED] Is the Fractal Meshify a good case for my Gaming Rig?

    I was thinking of using the fractal Meshify 2 ATX mid tower case for my new PC build. I was going to purchase the Corsair 5000D, but there are apparently issues with the dust filters getting sucked in and some other things. So now I'm leaning towards the fractal the fractal. I'd just like to...
  31. killercody44

    [SOLVED] Swapped computer now half works?

    So I just swapped my hardware to a new case. After doing so it powers on, but doesn't power mouse or keyboard. However when I plug my phone charger in to the same ports it charges. Also when I hold down the power button it doesn't shut down. I am not sure if I just plugged something in wrong or...
  32. bobbyboi

    Question I can't take out case brackets for GPU because it pushes my motherboards capacitator...

    Title says all. Heres a photo. View:
  33. Zeekqtt

    [SOLVED] Will these 5 items work together CPU/MB/cooling/memory /gpu
  34. skrabe

    Question Case LED lights not turning on

    Okay so, my LED strip lights are not turning on AT ALL. The led strip cable connects to some sort of "connector" and the connector has a power SATA cable which I connect, but the lights still dont turn on. What am I doing wrong? BIOS is not recognizing that my SATA port is used. Pictures of the...
  35. R

    [SOLVED] Which one should i get? Asus TUF Gaming GT501(black) vs be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900

    Asus TUF Gaming GT501 be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900
  36. B

    [SOLVED] PC making buzzing/electrical sound but when ı touch the case it stops

    When ı entered a game like Forza 4 ,witcher 3, world war z, cs:go, valorant etc. etc. etc. pc making a buzzing/electrical sound but if ı touch the case it stops(continuously), pushing the psu cable into the case it stops(continuously), and I folded the paper and put it under the left front foot...
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    Question can i connect ARGB motherboard to ARGB case for syncrhonize?

    i have pc case Gamemax Brufen C3, this case have ARGB LED on front also have the controller RGB on it but i want to synchronize this RGB case from ARGB header motherboard, but how i do that? because this case only have 3 pin ARGB male cable and if i want to connect into my motherboard header it...
  38. JCondori

    [SOLVED] Mini tower to Tower

    Hello, I have a dell optiplex 3060 ssf, I'm thinking of upgrading, but I'm concerned about space issues, I came up with the idea of maybe moving the parts to a standard case. Could there be complicated problems with this possible change ?, as for example perhaps with the connectors of the...
  39. T

    [SOLVED] Help me choose between SFF cases

    Looking for a SFF case that supports 3 slot cards and at the moment I've narrowed it down to 3 cases: SSUPD MESHLICIOUS Sliger SV590 v2 Phanteks Evolv Shift 2 Just wondering if anyone has any experience with these cases or if there are any other cases that would be good. Cheers, TW
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    [SOLVED] Looking for an SFF case for my Gigabyte AORUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme ?

    I am planning to build a SFF (as small as you can get with a triple-slot) and was wondering if you guys could give me some suggestions for cases.