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Can you put a Micro-ATX in an ATX case?

Can you put a Micro-ATX in an ATX case?

microATX was explicitly designed to be backward-compatible with ATX. Thus, microATX motherboards can be used in full-size ATX cases. Furthermore, most microATX motherboards generally use the same power connectors as ATX motherboards, thus permitting the use of full-size ATX power supplies with microATX boards.

Are Micro-ATX cases worth it?

Gaming PC. A Micro ATX motherboard will almost always offer the best value for your money – it will have more than enough PCIe slots and space for all the RAM that a gaming PC would need, and it will likely be more affordable than an ATX option.

Is it bad to get a Micro-ATX?

There’s nothing wrong with a Micro-ATX motherboard. Aside from lacking some expansion slots (PCI/PCI-E/RAM), many use the same chipsets as their ATX cousins and function just as well.

What is the smallest micro ATX case?

Thermaltake Core V21
What is the smallest micro ATX case? The Thermaltake Core V21 is the best and the smallest micro ATX case on the market. It’s small, compact, yet easy to use and boasts terrific performance despite its small form factor.

Is there such a thing as a micro ATX case?

Micro-ATX has managed to become the happy medium between the very very tiny ITX form factor and the quite large ATX form factor. But even with mATX, there is quite a bit of variety. And plenty of builders want to save as much space as possible, without entering all the way into mini-ITX territory.

Is the Micro-ATX form factor too big?

For anyone that knows the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the micro-ATX (mATX) form factor makes a lot of sense. Sometimes, your case and motherboard are just a bit too big, with so many extra features you’ll never need but will take up valuable space on your desk or in your room.

Which is the smallest MaTx case on the market?

For our best versatile value smallest mATX case, we recommend the MasterBox Q300L. In terms of value, it is very tough to beat the MasterBox Q300L. The typical price is right near $45, and even lower on sale. But for the price, this case is packed with features into its tiny package.