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#1 maranatha

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 06:14 PM

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I am building my first computer and I have bought a Intel DP67BG MoBo and it talks about using a BTX computer case and I can't find one anywhere.

Will a ATX case work with this MoBo ?

 

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 07:46 PM

Not without modifying the case. There are some BTX cases from coolermaster, but their expensive and hard to find. BTX are normally proprietary, and with dell BTX youd be out of luck, but since your using a intel BTX, You should be able to modify a standard ATX case to work with a drill or dremal. You would have to find a case that the motherboard physically fits in, remove the standoffs that are in it, mark the new spots with the motherboard in it, and drill out the new standoff positions, and be careful to clean out all the metal shavings.


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Posted 26 May 2013 - 07:50 PM

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Ok thanks. That is what I'll do.

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 01:05 AM

According to the motherboard's technical specifications, the form factor is an ATX (12inch by 9.60inch).


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Posted 27 May 2013 - 02:25 AM

OK thanks killerx525

 

That's great, Makes things that much easier.

 

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