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Old 12-29-2005, 09:15 PM   #1
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I have an old dell demension 2400 but it doesnt have a hard drive. Would i be able to take all the parts out such as the mobo and put it in a new gaming case. I would just like to have more room for it so i can get a hard drive and more ram
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i cant see why you couldnt. but i heard some dell power supply's are made into the case and cant be removed
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would the dell mobo fit in a gaming case? the case im getting will probly come with a good 450 watt power supply
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it should, but also check the psu for an adapter piece, i heard sometimes dells have adapters too on the mobo connector. wait though until smoeone more experienced in this tells u
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what do u mean adapter peice. Will it not work because of this peice?
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well i thought i heard in a thread a while ago that dells use weird adapters on their mobos or something so that u have to buy another dell psu, but im not 100% sure about that so wait for another opinion
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Old 12-29-2005, 09:39 PM   #7
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i already have the dell processor.everything is dell except i need a hard drive + some more ram. I just questioned weather the dell mobo will fit in a new case and u said it would so i think i got it.
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yes it should fit inside of the new case.
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