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Old 10-04-2004, 12:59 PM   #1
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Default form factor????

i currently have a fairly crap pc and am hoping to upgrade....the mother board i want is atx and the case i currently have is µATX. first of all what is form factor and what does that wierd symbolbefore atx mean? does it really matter?
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Old 10-04-2004, 04:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: form factor????

the symbol is a gerek letter Micro.

You can probably ignore that, I imagine if means either:
you have a smaler than usual board.

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the manufacturer wanted to sound cool.
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Old 10-05-2004, 11:04 AM   #3
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but does this mean the case i have cant take normel size motherboards or not!!
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Old 10-05-2004, 12:14 PM   #4
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just measured the outside of my case and its 35cm high 39 cm long ans 19cm wide....I know this is the outside but does it give anyone an idea of what the inside might be like!!!
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The Symbol is Mu, which stands for Micro, just to point out Everybody should know the Greek Alphabet!

It probably won't, you'll need a new case if you want a standard ATX to fit into a Micro ATX Card. New cases aren't that much anymore though.
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thanks i can get em fairly cheap!
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