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Old 07-16-2005, 12:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright. The mobo i wanna get says "Motherboard Factor: ATX / Micro ATX ". So i assume that the Case can only hold this type of boards. So, is this like,..every board in general? Is like, a PCI-Express Asus or AGP asus campatible with this type? Help?

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Old 07-16-2005, 12:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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All modern motherboards are ATX, and very few are the newer BTX, but you'll know if a board is BTX, it'll tell you.


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Old 07-16-2005, 12:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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So every board is ATX? And if its this BTX it'll clearly state right?
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yes it will state which type it is and waht it has.
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Old 07-16-2005, 08:36 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Most ATX cases will hold microATX boards... they're just shorter.

BTX are Intel, and they are rare (no one wants them).

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Old 07-16-2005, 11:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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micro ATX and ATX are the same, cuz the board has more holes that you can screw it to the case
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Old 07-16-2005, 11:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Micro ATX is the same, but with fewer PCI slots. any micro ATX motherboard will fit in an ATX case

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