ANTEC ISK300-65's hidden PSU Spec

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eskro Offline
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dunno but yeah,
i mean,
the ISK300-65 & the ISK-110 are my fav HTPC case at the moment.
wish i had one of them,
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I like the idea of the ISK 110 but the CPU cooler size leads me to believe that an A6 3500 build would not work in it.

I am sure you have seen this link, it is the ISK 100 review
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article1185-page3.html -

Note the comments - The case allows a maximum CPU cooler height of only 40 mm, forcing us to use an Intel stock cooler with the fan removed (35 mm tall).

I don't think there is an AMD cooler out there with a profile that low

The other thing is you sacrifice an ODD - but that is not deal breaker I guess
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but the ISK 100 has a 100mm fan,
that alone can cool your CPU....

but the ISK 110 version doesnt have a 100mm FAn,
and its a bit wider too so,
stock A6-3500 cooler fits in it.

even a SCYTHE KOZUTI 40mm
(This post was last modified: 2012-04-04 07:53 by eskro.)
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Right - Ok then, it may be back on the table. Thanks for this, I will hunt for a review of the ISK 110.

The only other ITX case I like (and yes the stock PSU is near quiet) is the In-Win bm639

http://www.wegotserved.com/wp-content/up...1_4001.jpg

It will also fit almost anywhere - in fact I believe that this case is used by HP for some of their factory ITX builds.
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eskro Offline
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check here http://www.pugetsystems.com/echo.php
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Read my mind - I have just seen this

http://www.anandtech.com/Show/Index/5696...t-65-watts
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Good finds! The Thermaltake MeORB looks interesting. I might give that a shot. I saw that it's compatible with the FM1 boards. Sweet............


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eskro Offline
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why not the big shuriken?

it fits, and will ventilate like crazy!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=end...EcKXj54uQI
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(2012-04-04 09:20)eskro Wrote:  why not the big shuriken?

it fits, and will ventilate like crazy!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=end...EcKXj54uQI

I still will like to keep the fan cage in there. I will think about it. Wink

Well by looking at it the drive cage might fit..... as the stuff is in different places.

It looks like the CPU slot is more to the center. Don't you think?

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You might be right about not even using the 80mm fan that comes with the case.

I got this review from newegg.... "Used this on a ASROCK A75M-ITX board, with a AMD A8-3870K processor in a Foxconn RM233+DSI-250P case. Tight fit but works. All hardware supplied worked great. Only slightly noisy fan now is the case fan, I turned that off don't seem to need it now."
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told ya, i have 3 of those tri-cool fans bro.
all 80mm too...

big shuriken ftw!!
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Well if you are using an APU then I think that all you'd need is the fan on the heat sink. The DC-DC PSU doen't need a fan like a normal PSU and since the case is so small the fan on the heat sink will likely move enough air to keep the case well ventilated so you can ditch the case fan.

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(2012-04-04 07:21)eskro Wrote:  dunno but yeah,
i mean,
the ISK300-65 & the ISK-110 are my fav HTPC case at the moment.
wish i had one of them,

Damn, just had a look around and I cant get the ISK 110 in NZ, no one stocks it
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eskro Offline
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what about the the ISK300-65 ??
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Yeah I can get that one, but I really wanted the ISK 110.
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