Need a little help... MicroBTX

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  1. JasonKnight

    JasonKnight OT Supporter

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    Well I have a Dell C521 (i think thats the number....)

    this one

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    Anyway it is a Slim line MicroBTX case. I wanna upgrade the crappy ass X1300 ATi Card that is in it, I know I need a new case, new power supply and I want the 8800GTS??? 640MB card nVidia... I know it will be about $500-$600 just to do this. No problem with that, My problem is I can not find a decent case the one I had picked out a few months ago I am unable to find now... Coolermaster Centurion B541 is what I was originally planning on... but now i cant find it anywhere, so any other ideas???

    and yes I know I am stupid for buying the computer I did, already got that rant about 6 months ago. :squint:

    thanks in advance :x:
     
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    You shouldn't have bought that if you were planning on doing those kinds of upgrades.

    That being said, we have a few of those machines at work and we all like them.
     
  4. Doc Brown

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    The only ray of sunshine I can offer is to save some money and go with the 320mb card.
    There's not much difference between the two cards in benchmarks.

    Oh, and are you sure the case is not long enough for an 8800gts?

    From the pic it looks like you might be able to find one you can squeeze in there.
     
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  6. JasonKnight

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    the case is a low profile case, normal PCI cards will not fit. (without modification to the case)
     

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