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    Crashes under load

    Hi all, I've just gotten my S4 Mini but I've been having some problems with my PC crashing. I had a working Node 202 build and decided to swap cases. Basically hardware wise the only thing that changed was the case, of course and the PSU. My PSU of choice was the HD-plex AC-DC/DC-ATX 400W...
  2. LexImatx

    Asus X470-I & M.2 SSDs HELP!

    Apologies in advance if I've not posted this in the right place, I'm new to the forum. I've already searched for similar posts, but I can't seem to find any...again, sorry in advance if there are any. It's been a while since I have built a new 'cutting edge' PC, but I've finally decided to...
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    Razer GPU enclosure MOD

    This is my first time posting on here and im not 100% if this should go here or be placed on a different thread. I have this razer external gpu enclosure and I'm thinking about modding it so it can be a small case. It has the room for a mini ITX motherboard or MAYBE micro ATX. The in side of...
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    HELP! Piecing together a build - £3000 budget - i7-9700i & 2080 Ti

    Hey guys so I have a £3000 budget and really want a sff pc with a i7-9700i & 2080 Ti (I don't mind what card). All I was wondering if you lovely people could help piece together different builds with the BEST temps possible with just these requirements. I love all sff cases, especially dan...
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    Sanity Check for Newbie's first port to sff case

    I currently have my system housed in a Corsair 280x "matx" case. It's fantastic, pretty and goes on sale relatively often. I'd recommend it; fact of the matter is I want to port my build over to a "sff" case to save some desk space and not have to haul around a giant cube everywhere I go...
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    RTX 2080 Dimensions Assistance

    I bought a 2.7 slot rtx 2080 strix oc for a decent price recently. Ironically, i also want to go the minimal desk space route. I would like to know if this card would fit in this case I have searched builds yet the feature mostly 1080s/Tis 29.97 x 13.04 x5.41 Centimeter Length 299.7mm Height...
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    I'm in the need of help finding a PC case

    I want to build an unorthodox PC and need help finding the parts and help to improve the form factor if at all possible.the parts I'm looking for are a gtx 1050ti battle flag, a Pentium g5600, a flex atx psu and mini itx motherboard and a case that will fit all of though's thing perfectly. any...
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    NCASE M1 Part review help

    Hi all, I'm looking for a little guidance on my part selection for my new SFF build (my first), I'm looking for as close to a no compromise build as possible so top tier CPU, GPU etc as I want this thing to last (my last PC is 6 years old and still going strong). But I'm discovering I may have...
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    Cooling options help? - Dan AF-SFX v3

    Hi there, I was wondering if you could give me some help on cooling options for the Dan case? My issue is the motherboard (Asus ROG Strix Z370-I), because I wanted to use the Cooltek LP53 + Noctua NF-A9x14 PWM for cooling, but then I found out I would need to shave off parts of my motherboard to...
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    MSI GeForce GTX 1080 ARMOR 8G OC cases?

    Hey there. This is my first SFF build, and I'm looking to build something small enough to take either as a carry on, or in a checked bag for my flight in December. This card is giving me trouble, as I thought I had a build planned out completely in the Ncase M1, but then I found out the card...
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    Feedback on first sff build

    Hi I'm coming from an matx build. I never liked ATX towers but after using matx for a bit, I find it is still too large for my tastes. In addition, I find as I use my rig more and more I care less and less about the internal aesthetics (lighting mostly) and care more for small, portable and...
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    Trying to buy innodisk vlp sodimms...HELP Vlp

    I have a udoo bolt coming soon (well fingers crossed) and I'm trying to work out how to get it as small as possible. I have seen on a few post people have talked about the innodisk vlp so-dimms here: https://www.innodisk.com/en/products/dram-module/embedded/Embedded_VLP_DDR4_SODIMM...
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    Newbie looking for some advice in joining the SFF Community

    Hello SFF Forum, and all ye who inhabit it. I've been watching you from the shadows of non-membership for some time now, having heard from you not only from the likes of @TekEverything, but also your wonderful subreddit, r/sffpc. You guys got some quality people among your ranks. I'm currently...
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    New Build - Will a 330w PSU be enough with a 1070ti?

    I am upgrading a HTPC and am concerned that 330W with a 1070ti won't be enough to power it. The calculators I have been using have been giving conflicting answers. Points of concern: Wall power unknown quality - I live in an apartment complex. 330W AC Adapter reliability - does it really...
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    G-Unique Cooling? Possible mod?

    Hey SFF forum, I'm planning my first tiny build but I've got a concern. I'm planning on building using a 1080ti mini and so I plan on going with the G-Unique 450W unit. My concern is that I have read that the power brick it uses runs very hot. So, I was wondering if any of you very creative...
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    I need help understanding the HDplex 400w

    Hi, so Im planning on doing a custom case for my next computer, see this reddit post: https://www.reddit.com/r/sffpc/comments/8lbqdo/custom_sff_computer_case_feedback/ And I planned on using the HDplex 400w. The components I wanted to throw in the computer were these...
  17. mtspark

    Could anyone tell me what this is from?

    I was working on my case changing the cooler and put one panel on flipped it over and out popped this heatsink, I think... I'll go down the list of parts I have in case. Asrock ab350 itx Noctua l9a Ryzen 1700 Zotac 1080 mini G-unique archdemon Lian li 300mm type a Flare x 3200 Modivio case I...
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    Custom Case for Dell Optiplex 3010 SFF

    I recently purchased a Dell Optiplex 3010 SFf with an i3, 8gbs ram, and a 250gb SSD. This machine is amazingly fast, and I noticed when I popped her open that everything is so crammed in there and I am worried about overheating since it's all crammed. Is there any case that fits this motherboard?
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    PayPal not working for DAN A4 v3 preorder

    Hey folks, I'm trying for days now to preorder a DAN v3. I think it was tuesday when PayPal was still available as a payment option. One day later it was gone. Sadly I cant pay by creditcard but I really really want to preorder this case. As nobody responded to me from [email protected] and the...
  20. owliwar

    Moving from project sophia to kairos (clearence help)

    Hi everyone, for those that saw my other post, my current pc is in my project sophia case, which is now a year old and falling to pieces, So i'll be moving my whole system to my second case, project kairos and I'm dealing now with some difficulties. I'll be using a lot of old parts, I'll...