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December 23, 2012 2:09:14 AM

I'm removing the hardware from my pre-built computer, then adding it to a new and bigger case. Problem is that I don't know if my hardware will work with the case I found or if I should get another case.

The case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

My current computer:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume...
December 23, 2012 2:35:57 AM

That power supply won't carry over - it's made for the case. And then I'm sure if you get a new power supply that won't transfer over if it doesn't have the proper connectors.
December 23, 2012 3:32:58 AM

Leave it in the current computer case. Buy a new case when you build your own computer
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December 23, 2012 4:57:12 PM

Forgot to mention that I already own a Antec High Current Gamer 900W and a ZOTAC GeForce GTX 570 Synergy Edition (using both in the current case at the moment), which I plan to use in the new case, so the PSU shouldn't be a problem.
December 23, 2012 5:21:51 PM

KayCH said:
Forgot to mention that I already own a Antec High Current Gamer 900W and a ZOTAC GeForce GTX 570 Synergy Edition (using both in the current case at the moment), which I plan to use in the new case, so the PSU shouldn't be a problem.


Then yeah it should work. You should definitely look at upgrading the motherboard and CPU if you plan to do that.
December 23, 2012 10:00:19 PM

g-unit1111 said:
Then yeah it should work. You should definitely look at upgrading the motherboard and CPU if you plan to do that.

1) Is taking the hardware out of my current computer (everything possible, the Antec & the GTX 570) into the case I'm planning on buying, ensured to make the computer to work without any major problems such as overheating?
2) I'm planning on using my computer mostly to playing games, will the Motherboard or the CPU affect the performance of games?
3) Would the CPU below work? Not really on a budget, and I need to make sure everything works properly this time.
4) Any suggested Motherboard that works with my current hardware? Not familiar with any motherboards, so I have no clue when it comes to picking one.

CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
December 23, 2012 10:39:54 PM

you shouldn't have any problems but there is always the risk something could happen when you move all your parts. your cpu is locked so a new mb wont make any difference. the psu wont make a difference either other then it can power a more powerful gpu. you would need to buy a cpu and motherboard.
December 24, 2012 10:06:33 AM

jonjonjon said:
you shouldn't have any problems but there is always the risk something could happen when you move all your parts. your cpu is locked so a new mb wont make any difference. the psu wont make a difference either other then it can power a more powerful gpu. you would need to buy a cpu and motherboard.

So I absolutely have to get a new MB and CPU? If so, which one is suggested for my hardware? Not really on a budget, just have to make sure everything works this time.
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