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Old 12-26-2013, 11:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Micro ATX GPU limit and?

Are Micro ATX MOBOS limited to a certain type of GPUs? Can a powerful GPU damage a Micro ATX form factor motherboard?

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Old 12-26-2013, 11:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No. An mATX works the same as any other board just they are a smaller form factor.

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Old 12-27-2013, 02:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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just need to be careful that the PSU that fits int he Micro case will proper run the GPU.
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