How about the Antec P380? It's huge, it can fit large radiators at the front and top, and it has a large rebate right now at Newegg making it $65. https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129218
I appreciate your recommendation but I still need to know if this case, in combination with either of these 2 motherboards, is compatible with my specific video card, an EVGA Geforce GTX 690.
Also, I'm concerned about the large shroud around the rear I/O connectors on the ASUS board. Do you know where I can find photos showing the rear side, I/O areas in particular, of the ASUS board, installed in this case or any other ATX or E-ATX case.
Or do you know of anyone who has built a system using either of these motherboards that I could talk to?
Thanks for any help you can provide.
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That question would be best asked on the ASUS forums.
Actually, the cover you speak of is the latest decoration for motherboards. My Gigabyte X370 board has a similar shroud, and presents no
problems for mounting video cards.(Except for the slot closest to the processor. My cards have a small tab next to the pci-e card edge that
would hit the plastic on that slot only).
As for the case, I'm using a Cooler Master Cosmos II case which is ideal for any large build. It has more than enough room for you're
extended ATX board, as well as a separated section at the bottom for the power supply and a radiator/drive bays. It will hold just about anything
you want to put in it. It also has a vertical card mount for remote mounting a pci-e (single slot) card off of the motherboard with a riser cable. And
enough pci-e slots next to the board for a double wide graphics card in the bottom most slot. It's a little on the expensive side, at $350, but if you
can find one or wait, the 25th anniversary case has two beautiful, angled, full size tempered glass doors.