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Old 10-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I am new to pc and forum. I want to upgrade( change) my case into a better and bigger one. my orginal motherboard is Micro ATX. Will a Micro ATX fit into a Bigger case? what do i need to know when changing case?
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Old 10-08-2009, 11:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, Micro ATX will fit into a bigger case. Just make sure the case supports mATX, most of them do.
Get a case that you like that has good ventilation. When changing case, take some time to look at the wiring to see what goes where before you take it apart if your not to familiar with the parts/wiring. This will make it a lot easier to put everything back together.
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^ What he said. But I wouldn't buy too large of a case, because the cables on the power supply might not be long enough.
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My two favorite cases at the moment for full towers are there:
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
whoops my second choice (Cosmos S) does not support mAtx

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My two favorite cases at the moment for full towers are there:
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 RC-932-KKN1-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
whoops my second choice (Cosmos S) does not support mAtx

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Yeah, I had my eye on that HAF for a while, too.
And they haven't said anything to me.. yet
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so i need to take all the parts out and reinstall them into the new case ?
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so i need to take all the parts out and reinstall them into the new case ?
Yes.

This link will help you figure it out

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