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Old 05-21-2004, 03:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Whats the different between ATX and Micro ATX?

Can i use Micro ATX motherboard on a ATX PC Case?

Please help me with this, thanks.
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Old 05-21-2004, 06:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Size of the case/motherboard.

Yes, you can use a micro ATX mobo in an ATX case. There should be several different pre-drilled holes for the motherboard risers. One "set" of those holes should match your mobo.

You might run into some problems going with a micro ATX case and a regular mobo.
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Default mATX n ATX

ATX n micro ATX were a form factor of computer casing that standardlized by~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The difference between these two is the size.
Usually ATX form is better because it has at least five PCI slot which is easy 2 expand your computer.
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Thanks to didi also.

So you Micro ATX motherboard will normally come with less support such as PCI ?
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The micro ATX boards are not as big as a regular board. So, in general, most micro ATX boards will have fewer options (like PCI slots and RAM Slots) than a standard motherboard.
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