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Choosing a motherboard for my Case

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January 26, 2010 10:27:32 AM

This is my second post about what motherboard i should choose for the case i have, here are the specs on the case....


Model
Brand RAIDMAX
Series Scorpio
Model ATX-868WYP
Spec
Type ATX Mid Tower
Color Yellow
Case Material Steel
With Power Supply Yes
Power Supply 420W
Motherboard Compatibility ATX Form Factor 12" x 10.5" or smaller
With Side Panel Window Yes
Expansion
External 5.25" Drive Bays 4
External 3.5" Drive Bays 2
Internal 3.5" Drive Bays 4
Expansion Slots 7
Front Ports
Front Ports 2 x USB2.0 ; 2 x Audio
Cooling System
80mm Fans 1 x 80mm side Exhaust LED lighted fan
2 x 80mm rear fans
120mm Fans No
Side Air duct No
Physical Spec
Dimensions(L x W x H) 7.8" x 17.7" x 17" (WxDxH)
Features
Features Dual thermal active rear case fans
Custom molded side viewing panel
HD responsive LED front panel display
Drive bay door cover (so you don't have to worry about drive color)
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 1 year limited
Labor 1 year limited


Now if the motherboard compatibility is "ATX Form Factor 12" x 10.5" or smaller" than would a motherboard with a form factor that says "Micro ATX" Would that fit properly in my case? Here are the specs of the motherboard.....

Gigabyte MA785GM-US2H Motherboard:

Processor Socket: AMD

Processor Interface: Socket AM2+

Form Factor: Micro ATX

Processors Supported: AMD Athlon
AMD Sempron
AMD Phenom
AMD Phenom II

Multi-GPU Support: Hybrid CrossFire

HyperTransport Bus: 2600MHz (5200 MT/s)

Memory Type: DDR2

Memory Supported: 667MHz DDR2
800MHz DDR2
1066MHz DDR2
1200MHz DDR2 (limited support)

Number of Pins: 240-Pin

Number of Slots: 4

Maximum Memory Supported: 4GB - 32bit
16GB - 64bit

Max. Memory Supported Per Slot: 4GB

Channels: 7.1 Channels

Video Chipset: ATI Radeon HD 4200

LAN Type: 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit

RAID Support: Yes

RAID Modes: 0
1
10
JBOD

PCI Slots: 2

PCI Express X1 Slots: 1

PCI Express X16 Slots: 1

PS/2 Keyboard Connectors: 1

PS/2 Mouse Connectors: 1

USB Ports: 12

USB Rear Panel Ports: 6

USB Onboard Headers: 3 - (expandable to 6 USB ports)

FireWire Ports: 1

LAN Ports: 1

IDE Headers: 1

FDD Headers: 1

Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Headers: 5
1 - External

ATX Power Connectors: 1 24-Pin Connector

PC Power Connectors: 1 - 8 Pin

VGA Ports: 1

DVI Ports: 1

HDMI Ports: 1




If that one won't work, here is another i thought i might try, here are the specs for it....


ECS A790GXM-A ATX Motherboard:

Processor Socket: AMD

Processor Interface: Socket AM2+

Form Factor: ATX

Processors Supported: AMD Athlon 64
AMD Athlon 64 FX
AMD Sempron
AMD Athlon X2
AMD Phenom
AMD Phenom II

Additional Technologies: RoHS Compliant
HyperTransport 3.0 Technology

Multi-GPU Support: CrossFireX Ready
Hybrid CrossFire

HyperTransport Bus: 2600MHz (5200 MT/s)

Northbridge: AMD 790GX

Southbridge: AMD SB750

Memory Type: DDR2

Memory Supported: 400MHz DDR2
533MHz DDR2
667MHz DDR2
800MHz DDR2
1066MHz DDR2 (AM2+ CPU Only)

Number of Pins: 240-Pin

Number of Slots: 4

Maximum Memory Supported: 4GB - 32bit
32GB - 64bit

Max. Memory Supported Per Slot: 8GB

Channels: 8 Channels

LAN Type: 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit

RAID Support: Yes

RAID Modes: 0
1
10
5

PCI Slots: 2

PCI Express X1 Slots: 2

PCI Express X16 Slots: 2

PS/2 Keyboard Connectors: 1

PS/2 Mouse Connectors: 1

Serial Communication Ports: 1

USB Ports: 12

USB Rear Panel Ports: 6

USB Onboard Headers: 3 - (expandable to 6 USB ports)

LAN Ports: 2

IDE Headers: 1

FDD Headers: 1

Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Headers: 6

ATX Power Connectors: 1 24-Pin Connector

PC Power Connectors: 1 - 8 Pin

S/PDIF Connectors: 1 - Optical

VGA Ports: 1

HDMI Ports: 1
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January 26, 2010 11:14:35 AM

You don't choose a mobo for the case, you buy the mobo and the components (CPU, RAM, HDD, PSU) and choose your case.

Now, if it's your second post about this, that's means that in your 1st post the question don't was solved. Your post is really hard to read, is better if you post the link of the case.
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a c 156 V Motherboard
January 26, 2010 11:25:32 AM

ECS motherboards tend to be poor overclockers,
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