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Old 05-17-2006, 10:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation regular mobo fit in a btx case?

im thinking about buying the thermaltake aguila new case, it has tons of modding potential. my question is, are all regular atx mobos compatable w/ btx? I would prefer to have my gfx card on top and a duct going to my processor. thanks

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Old 07-02-2006, 04:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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BTX cases work like entirely differently to atx cases and mobos, it might fit but i don't think it would work very well. BTX cases are made to be like ultimate cooling solutions, and ive heard it can be hard to replace the mobos for them
i would assume u cant use ATX mobos
otherwise it would be easy
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Old 07-02-2006, 04:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Basically, a BTX motherboard is an ATX mirrorred vertically. An ATX board would probably never ever fit in a BTX case...
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Old 07-02-2006, 05:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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WorldIndustries is correct... you would have to buy a mobo made for btx, other wise it'll never fit

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