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#1 legoman786

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Posted 10 September 2005 - 06:20 PM

Forgive me for my lack of knowledge, but what's the difference between the ATX and the BTX? I really want to know, but everywhere I look, no answers. This is really making me scratch my head.

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Posted 11 September 2005 - 07:53 AM

It's a form factor for motherboards to assure compatibility. If you've noticed ATX motherboards are all about the same size and has the same layout. BTX is a different size and layout, and is not compatible with ATX stuff, except PSUs. You can get the details on BTX from this nice AnandTech article.
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Posted 11 September 2005 - 12:32 PM

Thanx for the find Mr Alpha.

So, basically, BTX is the newest newest revolution for computers. And, apparently, only Intel's gonna have this technology.

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