SLI case recommendations


Dec 18, 2012
SLI Case Recommendations

Hi all,

I'm in the process of researching parts for the new PC I'm building. Can anybody recommend a case for an SLI setup? How many expansion slots should I have? How many fans? I'm going to SLI 2 GTX 460's, which is 4 slots right there. I'm thinking something with around 7-8 expansion slots, 2x5.25 external bays and 2-3x3.5 internal bays would be enough. I don't want a giant tower, and I'm not really an overclocking junky so have no plans for an elaborate cooling setup that would require a lot of extra space. The smaller the better. Hoping for something in the $100-150 range if possible.

If it helps, I'm planning on:

ATX Mobo
1 - Blu-Ray drive
1 or 2 - HDD
1 - SSD
2 - GTX 460
1 - 850-900W PSU
1 - Wifi Card
On-board sound

Case:COOLER MASTER HAF XM RC-922XM-KKN1 Black Mesh, Plastic, Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

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Case:COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1 Black SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional ) Power Supply

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Case:Corsair Vengeance Series C70 Gunmetal Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case