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CM PSU fit in an APEX PC389 case?

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January 10, 2013 5:47:13 PM

Hey guys, long time lurker, first time post-er. I was thinking about making a smaller more portable gaming rig with some spare parts i have. I was looking at cheap small cases and came across an APEX PC-389-C. It says it supports ATX12V Version 2.2 PSUs and I have a Cooler Master 500w ATX12V v2.3 and was wondering if anyone knew if it would fit. I'm not too sure about 2.2 and 2.3 compatibility or what that even means


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January 10, 2013 7:27:39 PM

There is no difference in physical size, dimensions or the screw-fixing points between ATX 2.2 and ATX 2.3

The differences are internal. ATX 2.3 specifies the following requirements:

1. 80%+ efficiency recommended.
2. The minimum +12V CPU load requirement is lower (compared to previous version).