Looking to swap my motherboard into a new case
I have been given an old computer case, it doesn't seem that big in comparison to my friends Dell XPS; which I think is massive. But I don't know if this empty shell of a tower is a full or mid sized case. I cannot find any information in or around the tower itself to indicate whether it is ATX, mid or full. Any help? If it helps at all, it was also previously determined that my da061/078l-am3 motherboard, will fit into an ATX mid sized case, hence my reason for question.
tiny voices said:Can you post a picture of the case?
geofelt said:If the case has 7 slot openings in the back it is ATX.
If the case has 4 slots, it is M-ATX.
I understand that, but it's the size I'm unsure of. I have an Acer Aspire AX3400; real cheap computer, but it can surprisingly handle its own.. With the exception that I dominated the PS on accident by forcing in a video card that it couldn't handle. I'm just trying to move the motherboard to that new tower; just don't know if it is mid or full sized.
if this is your motherboard, you might be ok, it's short top-to-bottom, but side-to-side (as looking at the pic) I think the screw holes line up with normal ATX sizes, and that case looks like an ATX. best way is to just measure and especially look for the screw mounting locations (one above the blue memory slot and one above the 24-pin power connector top-right).