There was a time when compact mATX boards were a pale imitation of their larger counterparts however in recent times motherboard manufacturers have managed to build significantly more features and performance into their compact products. High spec mATX boards have in turn prompted manufacturers to create some impressive compact chassis to house them in and today we take a look at one of the latest, Fractal Design’s Node 804 which launches today. With space for multiple liquid cooling radiators, the largest of graphics cards and even extended length PSUs we will throw an overclocked (liquid cooled) i7 build complete with 295X2 and Corsairs AX1500i at the Node 804 to see if it can cope.
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