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Cases that can fit the ASUS Dominus mobo?

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Since CaseLabs shut down last year i've been searching for a case that can replace the SMA8, got any ideas on which case would be good. Must contain room for liquid cooling,radiators and hard drives. It's going to be like a workstation/server.

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This can fit HPTX and an impressive amount of radiators, HPTX is only slightly larger than the Dominus' form factor: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA7TD8G67254


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I have not taken a closer look at that board and what formfactor it uses. But my guess is it's probably something proprietary. The only large cases I can think off is, Corsair 900D, 1000D, which might fit. If you're building a workstation/server then there are plenty of socket 3647 boards without the outrageous price tag.


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Corsair 1000D is probably your best bet unless you wanna pay $900 for the Phanteks Elite

 

 


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If you don't mind absolute excess, I know the Corsair 1000D fits it. EVGA's DG-84/86/87 cases also fit it as well as Phanteks' Enthoo Primo/Pro/Luxe/Elite. Cable management might get a bit hairy in the smaller cases though.


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Just now, NumLock21 said:

I have not taken a closer look at that board and what formfactor it uses. But my guess is it's probably something proprietary. The only large cases I can think off is, Corsair 900D, 1000D, which might fit.

It's uh.... SSI-MEB I think, 14" x 14", slightly wider and shorter than HPTX. IDK the standoff pattern tho, I'd hope it's standard and similar to HPTX, then it should fit in any case that works with that. 


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X99 rig:

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CPU: 5820K at 4.5-4.6Ghz, working on getting my OC 100% stable
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S
Motherboard: EVGA Classified X99
Memory: 32GB (4x8GB) HyperX Predator 3200MHz DDR4
Storage: 120GB HyperX Savage SSD, 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm HDDs
GPU: Radeon VII
Case: Corsair Air 540, Black
PSU: EVGA 1000W G3

X58 rig: 

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CPU: X5670 at 4.56GHz/1.5v for now, planning to push higher on that voltage

CPU Cooler: Heatkiller IV CPU block and custom loop with 360mm slim rad
Motherboard: EVGA Classified 4-Way SLI X58 motherboard
Memory: 24GB HyperX Savage DDR3 (Red). Running ~1600MHz 10-10-10-28 for now, it'll to 9-9-9-24 but I'm planning to push to 2000MHz, thus the looser timings. 

Storage: ADATA SU800 128GB SSD, HyperX Savage 120GB SSD
GPU: MSI Gaming X 1080 Ti 11G 
Case: Mountain Mods mobo tray, PSU mount off etsy, some rad mounting hardware and a board of plywood and such from Lowes. 
PSU: Corsair RM1000i

Laptop:

Spoiler

Clevo P750TM1-G
Random Celeron, 8700K died so I gotta get my hands on an i5 8400

16GB 2400MHz DDR4

GTX 1070

250GB 960 Evo, 2TB Seagate Firecuda, 1TB Seagate Barracuda Pro

 

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Zando Bob said:

It's uh.... SSI-MEB I think, 14" x 14", slightly wider and shorter than HPTX. IDK the standoff pattern tho, I'd hope it's standard and similar to HPTX, then it should fit in any case that works with that. 

I was also thinking about the standoff pattern, where it might be different.

From Asus

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EEB Form Factor
14 inch x 14 inch ( 35.5 cm x 35.5 cm )

From the pic, it seems to have a different standoff pattern. dominus.jpg.36c8671df9e457fbf2d41cf11d72bfab.jpg

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1 hour ago, NumLock21 said:

I was also thinking about the standoff pattern, where it might be different.

From Asus

From the pic, it seems to have a different standoff pattern. dominus.jpg.36c8671df9e457fbf2d41cf11d72bfab.jpg

 

Hole pattern is SSI EEB, similar to their SAGE board. The main challenge is the board itself extends beyond the side AND top (much like how "E-ATX boards" today use ATX mounting but are too big to fit the actual ATX spec)

Image result for asus sage

 

It doesnt really meet HTPX because of the direction the board extends (downwards for HTPX, upwards for Dominus) MMB though extends further upwards from the photos I can see online, so It's most likely going to still be marketed as SSI EEB

 


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