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Old 06-09-2008, 03:01 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Any major differences between ATX and micro?.
Micro atx motherboards are smaller


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M-ATX boards and cases are like compact and can be carried around. Usually weighing between like 7~12 pounds or so. While Full size ATX cases can go all the way up to 50 pounds and break your back whenever you try picking it up.

Currently I got 2 Micro Atx's and 1 Full Size Atx. In all honesty, unless your grandpa is going to have a HUGE GPU and a big CPU cooler. It would make more sense to get a Micro Atx case and mother board. Besides smaller cases and boards are easier to deal with, unlike the damned ATX cases and boards.


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I would suggest a 780G build. It will be much cheaper, yet still provide plenty of performance.

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