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Micro ATX Motherboard in Mid Tower?

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a b V Motherboard
February 6, 2014 8:43:00 PM

Hi Guys!

Got a question.

So, the thing is, I am opting to change my motherboard in 2-3 days as its H77 chipset and CPU is 2500K. I was an idiot to buy it at first place but well, I didn't know a lot of stuff about computers back then.

So, due to shortage of money, I got to settle for Micro ATX Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H.
I have Antec V One case, 8 GB LPDDR3 Corsair Vengeance, Sapphire HD 6850 1 GB, 500 GB + 1 TB HDD, 600W CM RS600 PSU.

Will all this work together? I don't intend to upgrade anything in the system other than motherboard for now and I plan to stick to this supply and a single GPU for a while (maybe even longer, but then I would change motherboard as well).

Thank you.

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February 6, 2014 10:58:39 PM

As a general rule of thumb (and with this specific case as well), a mid tower case can support atx and all lower sizes, i.e. micro atx/itx. The same goes for full towers with full tower cases supporting xl atx and below. So yes, your case and mobo will work together.
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a b V Motherboard
February 7, 2014 2:52:18 AM

Great then.

What about the components? It has x16 PCIE slot which complies to 3.0 standard so the speeds should be optimal in that case. What about everything else?

I am quite sure all of this would work very fine but just wanted to, you know, have 2nd opinion?
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February 7, 2014 10:08:53 AM

Everything is compatible and that motherboard/case will support most if not all gpus in the future. I was under the impression you already owned the majority of the aforementioned components, so what do you want my opinion on?
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a b V Motherboard
February 7, 2014 11:11:08 PM

I do own everything except the new Micro ATX Motherboard.
I just wanted to know if I install everything in the new motherboard and the motherboard into the case, will everything work smoothly?

I guess I got my answer from your last post.

Thank you so much.
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February 7, 2014 11:25:25 PM

No problem, enjoy the upgrade :) 
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