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Built this knowing we wanted the GTX 1080 but a small case. So this was the smallest thing that we could come up with and I'm pretty happy with the result. The graphics card "just" fits in the case. It was a bit tricky to maneuver it into place, but it does fit.

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  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

Power cubes unite! ᕦ( ᴼ ڡ ᴼ )ᕤ

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

I didn't know that people spontaneously spent $1800 dollars on a computer, but props to you!

Good build, only a couple criticisms:

  1. Your PSU is overkill, (but a good investment for the future)
  2. I don't know how much ram you need, but 32 GB is a lot!
  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Ya, he could do a 1080 SLI with that PSU.

  • 40 months ago
  • 1 point

many parts of this build are "overkill" but that is joy of building a custom gaming pc :-) Looks great! Please tell me you have a sick 1440p+ monitor?!

  • 41 months ago
  • 2 points

Have the same case and GPU, you still got a whole 18 mm of clearance under that front cover. Only really tricky part is getting the power plug in since its under the frame.

The EVGA partner cards also fit quite easily its only the big long ones (ASUS, Zotac, Gigabyte) and the fat MSI cards that can't fit in the case.

+1 though. Love the way the Core V1 looks.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Wow! That Gpu is huge for that case! Awesome little power house!

Caleb

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice job fitting that GPU in there!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Otherwise known as: "How much power can I fit into a small space before it turns into a nuclear reaction?"

Awesome ITX build! +1

  • 41 months ago
  • 0 points

This case is huge compared to real ITX cases.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Well it still is "real" but just spacy

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  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Ayyyy!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Bloody hell I'm suprised you fit the 1080 in there, let alone the whole system. The V1 has some great potential for a small form factor powerhouse, and it shows here. It's a shame you can't mount a liquid cooler bigger than 240mm, but that Frio cooler should do a great job. As Iron_Knickers has already mentioned, the PSU is completely overkill, but could be good if you plan to upgrade to a Broadwell-EP CPU such as the 6800K. The 32GBs of RAM is just plain stupid, but amazing at the same time. Great job on your build, easily one of the best Core V1 and GTX 1080 builds. +1 From me.

  • 41 months ago
  • 3 points

It's a shame you can't mount a liquid cooler bigger than 240mm

You cannot.. A 240mm rad will not fit inside the V1. You can only use a 120 and 140mm liquid cooler.

The 32GBs of RAM is just plain stupid,

You sir are very rude

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry, spelling mistake I meant 240mm or bigger

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Good Job on maxing out the RAM. I use the same case and was wondering what your thoughts on it are?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

One of the cleanest mini ITX builds ive seen. Good job

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I live that storage

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Love the form factor. Looks like the video card is more expensive than many builds all by itself. (That's not a criticism. Just a measure of awesomeness!) 32Gb is a lot of memory. You could virtualize a whole rack of servers. Very nice!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I am inspired nice build!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build, if gaming the RAM is overkill but you didn't specify usage so maybe it fits what you need. I like seeing these small form factor builds. How are your temps?

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

i plan do something like that with an i5.. same case, lovely pc..praps! +1 allday.. and very clean photos.. #Salute from perú

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice, I got the same case wrapped in carbon fiber vinyl and leds!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

I bought the white version of this case, then some googling lead me here for some ideas. I love this build! Other than the color I'm essentially duplicating this, with the exception of using a M2 SSD. I'll also be using my 980 until I get my mitts on a 1080. Cheers for posting it!

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

So its JUST fit ? Wow lucky on you mate, anyway it makes me gonna make one like yours so my mum can see if we actually can make a pc that has a small size.

My mom always thinks that pc has a big thing (which is a big case, mid tower)

With this i can travell. Wait.... How big is that ?

  • 40 months ago
  • 1 point

How are you liking the motherboard? Any issues, quirks, or comments on it? I'm trying to decide between this or an MSI board.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I've been doing a lot of research on this case recently and yours is the first I've seen with a GTX1080 in it.

From that 1st photo, it looks as though the front panel isn't fitting in properly - is that in order to wedge that massive card in?

The manufacturer states 'up to 260mm' VGA cards are supported, but from PC Part Picker I can't find a single GTX1080 in that range, yours appears to be 267mm... Does that non-snug fit bother you?

  • 41 months ago
  • -1 points

Erm, you should have gone with Matx...

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Why?

mITX builds are great. I have one similar to this but with a 6600k. Love it to death.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok. That is your opinion, however, in my mind, micro ATX is a better buy.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

What makes it a better buy is what I'm asking. Can't criticize their build without offering a reason. I do like mITX and that is indeed my opinion so I'm curious as to why you'd choose mATX over mITX.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Just the better value really... Other than that I cannot really think of anything.

  • 41 months ago
  • 1 point

Cool, and that does make sense. Comparable motherboards are definitely cheaper in the larger form factors and do obviously have more opportunity for expansion. I think mITX is more of a niche thing which is what attracts people.

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