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Old September 13, 2009, 03:27 PM
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Default Possible for ATX board to fit in mATX case?

Hi, I was just looking at an ATX mobo and really liked this case: NCIX.com - Buy Antec Mini P180 mATX Black Aluminum Case 3X5.25 1X3.5 5X3.5INT No PS - Mini P180 In Canada. (Antec Mini P180)
Unfortuantley it is mATX...however some people say that it is prettymuch the same size as a mid tower case. Would it be possible for an ATX board to fit or will the mounts not line up?
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Old September 13, 2009, 03:30 PM
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Old September 13, 2009, 04:32 PM
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Mounts may not line up, the slots may not line up
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The board compartment is only tall enough for a Micro ATX motherboard, so a full ATX motherboard simply wouldn't fit into the case.
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It'll fit.

You just need to dremel out the PSU chamber wall and then mount the PSU outside your case. It won't look that bad, depending on your tastes.
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It'll fit.

You just need to dremel out the PSU chamber wall and then mount the PSU outside your case. It won't look that bad, depending on your tastes.
Just cut the bottom of the motherboard to fit.




























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Thanks for the help guys, guess I better just look for a different case.
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There's a bunch of ATX aluminum Lian-Li cases that should suit you if you're after an aluminum case of course. Quite a few choices under $130.
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Grab one of the New NZXT M59's or Lexa S's.
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