Solved [Question]Stupid Question About Building Tags: Homebuilt Cases CPUs Systems Last response: March 8, 2012 1:40 AM in Systems Share motafota March 7, 2012 11:38:42 PM This might be a stupid question but this is my first time. "If I install the Mobo into the case first, then would I be able to install the CPU from inside the case?" I'm thinking of doing this because I'm not buying all my parts at once. More about : question stupid question building Best solution Motopsychojdn a b B Homebuilt system a c 101 à CPUs March 7, 2012 11:52:20 PM You could, but its easier to mount the cpu and heatsink outside the case then mount everything as a whole, this also allows you to breadboard to test everythings working ok, Moto motafota March 8, 2012 12:00:41 AM Best answer selected by Motafota. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Motopsychojdn a b B Homebuilt system a c 101 à CPUs March 8, 2012 1:40:23 AM Thank you for B.a. man, don't forget the troubleshooter sticky up top for guidance as well :-) Moto Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDDR3 memory with 32 bit win 7 ForumUpgraded Cell Processor ForumQuestion About Thermal Paste Application and Building Questions ForumQuestion about building an HTPC ForumQuestion about building a PC ForumBuilding new PC, question about the PSU ForumBuilding a new system, opinion and question about proc types... ForumQuestion about building a pc for photo processing and gaming ForumQuestion about building a new PC ForumQuestion about Building and BIOS ForumA few questions about my build before I begin building ForumBuilding New Rig, Question About Motherboard for an i5-2500k ForumSome questions about my building ForumNoob question about building a computer ForumI have a question about my new potential build . ForumQuestion about cord hookups. ForumBuilding a new rig. Question about price drops? ForumXfx 680 half price Forum1st time building a gaming lcs system. ForumGaming Computer (wanted to ask about compatibility) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !