Forum discussion tagged with atx.
  1. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] Small but big case

    Hi, I m searching for a small case but atx compatible, the only needed things are atx mobo compatible and 340mm gpu clearance. the high can be also 1m, idk how much high is, the problem is how long is. I ve seen the lian li 011 mini thats good but too expencive(and need a sfx psu) but I d like...
  2. potAtoeFamine

    Question Mid tower ATX case

    I’m relatively new to the PC building scene, but I’m looking for something similar to the Lian Li O11 Dynamic Evo case that fits an ATX Board and its cable management segment, but I need a similar case that can fit a 360mm radiator on the top of the case but can also fit, x3 120mm fans on the...
  3. LORYT699

    [SOLVED] Question for lian li o11 mini owners

    I was just figuring out if an ATX psu can fit in that case. Can someone give me the size of the space avaliable? More accurate that you can pls, I d like also know the space on the main fan space, the one near the mobo(no upper and no bottom), cause I see some peaple are putting there the psu(is...
  4. A

    Question Need help with ENP-2725B ATX PS for bench use.

    Can't seem to get this PSU to turn on. Can you help? This is a used unit rescued from the thrift store. Yes, it may be dead, but I have looked inside and see no charring and smell no smoke. I have brought others up successfully. I plan to use this PSU as a bench power supply for hobby work...
  5. L

    Question DC Powered ATX Motherboard

    I am building a DC Powered ATX Power supply to run my motherboard. The old power supply died and I have the rest of my equipment running off of a deep cycle battery with a Samlex battery charger. When the power goes out, everything continues to run.... So I have purchased some Meanwell DC-DC...
  6. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a Motherboard with a Type-C Header

    Good day, I am currently looking for a motherboard with a type c header. My case is the O11 Dynamic from Lian Li, and it has a type c port on the front panel. I wanna be able to utilize that feature so I'm looking for a motherboard with a type c header. The motherboard should be black, or it...
  7. hidekelip

    Question Fit mid-2011 iMac 27” internals into a mini-atx case ?

    Hello, fine people. I’ve come across an old mid-2011 iMac 27” computer that has everything working (it is getting an SSD). However, the aluminum housing of the main body has some dents that would require fixing. But before I do that, does anyone have experience or know-how to advise me how to...
  8. CroEdan

    [SOLVED] Case recommendations

    So ive recently wanted to buy a new case for around 80$ and I came here for recommendations, I need a midi tower ATX case without the PSU and it would be great if it had fans (front and/or rear) and enough space for a simple build. Edit: Ive been looking at the Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-05...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] ATX slim case

    Hello, I want to change my case, which is a miditower, with something more subtle, I have space problems on my desk. I have the motherboard and the ATX power supply, so I am looking for an ATX case that is as thin as possible. Could you give me some suggestions? Thanks.
  10. J

    Question Did I fry my mobo?

    Hello. I wrongly connected 2x CPU 4 pin atx to Dell proprietory 8 pin mobo power socket. After that, only fans are spinning, no display and no response from the pc. Belatedly, I know I should have used 24 to 8 pin adaptor. What damage could that have caused?
  11. Dave.S_75

    Question New Motherboard Help Picking

    I am looking for a new motherboard, I currently have a 3700x but after moving house they broke my motherboard during transit by dropping the box (luckily I took out my GPU). I have up to £200 can go higher if needed, but I am looking for something that has a type-c front panel connector and is...
  12. I

    [SOLVED] What ATX Type Power Supply can be Used without a Motherboard to Power Multiple 12V/5V HDDs?

    What ATX Type Power Supply can be Used without a Motherboard to Power Multiple 12V/5V HDDs? I've used a repurposed server power supply for years, it has gone out, my drives are newer and since changed from molex LP4 connections to all SATA Power connections. The only other power that I would...
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Can I easily repair this motherboard without changing the cpu socket?

    Hi, I recently bought a returned/damaged motherboard, B450 F gaming asus strix. The plastic covering over the cpu socket has broken off, it came with half of the plastic casing but not the rest. The retention arm is usually attached to the plastic covering, and the arm arrived separately. Is it...
  14. Cristi4n

    [SOLVED] Psu connectors

    I have a gigabyte mb with: 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector connectors. Now my Delux power source has 20+4. I have tested the psu by shorting pins green and black and it starts, I didn't test it with my multimeter yet. The power button pins are connected...
  15. [SOLVED] Computer turns off after few minutes of using it. Powers back on. PSU?

    These are the problems I have experienced: Computer turns off while trying to install Windows 10 for the first time. After many tries, I was able to install Windows but can´t use it as computer turns off before the login screen Was able to install Ubuntu Linux and can use it a few minutes...
  16. A

    [SOLVED] Motherboard lights are on but pc doesnt turn on

    Hi, I recently Bought an Asus P6X58D Premium motherboard. When I got the motherboard the power & reset buttons on the motherboard light up when the psu is plugged in but when I press the power button it makes a hissing sound & doesnt make any attempt to turn on. The DRAM_LED light also flashes...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] Putting a retail ATX motherboard in a Dell T5400 ?

    Id like to upgrade my pre-built PC which is a Dell t5400. I'm wondering If I can re-use the case and PSU, but upgrade the MOBO to an MSI B450 Tomahawk Max ? I've found a few sources of info claiming the t5400 is standard atx form factor but I've run into issues with Dell before with very...
  18. K11_Tyrant


    Hello all! Recently I had the crazy idea of building a sleeper PC and as it goes, it seems like a brilliant idea on paper. However, I have also become quite nervous to execute this plan. I have already purchased the case for this build as well as the motherboard. The case I chose is a custom...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] Best AM4 ATX Motherboard + Case - $250 total budget

    Title says it all. Looking for a good combo on mobo + case. 150-180$ on mobo (b550?) 50-100$ on case. Tell me what you think my best bet is!
  20. B!gMeme

    [SOLVED] Case Design Info

    Hello! I am planning to design a small form factor case, but I don't have any dimensions to start with. Where do I go to find easy access to all the dimensions for all pc form factors? I have been through many forums and all I find are links to 100-page PDF's that don't have any diagrams...
  21. [SOLVED] PSU Corsair Connection Question

    Hi. I am trying to connect the following to each other in my new build: Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming GPU: Asus ROG Strix RTX 2070 O8G Gaming PSU: Corsair 650RM (2019 version) The motherboard has regular EATXPWR (24pin), EATX12V (8pin) and EATX12V (4pin). According to the...
  22. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Help with choosing the right motherboard and PSU

    I am going to build my next PC build for gaming, with a budget of around €1500. I am not planning on overclocking. Below is my shopping list, but I am several questions for which I need your help. The pieces I am need help with are written in green: 1) Motherboard (which do you recommend?) I...
  23. G

    Question Can i adapt a 20 pin PSU connector to work on a 24-pin ATX connector?

    Hello, I'm trying to build a small form factor PC for emulation and maybe as a home theater PC. Most of the emulation that I plan on doing it on MAME and that emulator benefits the most from the CPU so I won't be using a high voltage graphics card. My problem comes from the case and the PSU, I...
  24. pastel_x

    [SOLVED] Can't decide which PC case.

    Hello everyone! So i am building my first PC but I can't decide which mid-tower case to choose for my build. I want a case with good airflow with stock fans and not too much/excessive noise. I want good dust filtering and cable management. I will NOT use multiple GPUs I prefer to spend below...
  25. darool

    [SOLVED] atx compatible form factors

    hello all, recently my motherboard, a m3a78-cm ... i believe the bios is fried and the motherboard must have been inferior, as this was the second one and only lasted a year. well, i've decided it's time to upgrade, but i would like to continue to use the atx tower i use. yet, in reviewing...
  26. P

    [SOLVED] stable ATX motherboard for amd ryzen 5

    Hi, I'm new to Tom's hardware. Just wanted to buy a new AMD Ryzen 5 2400g cpu but I got many reviews that it will not work properly with low end motherboards as new bios would be required or the bios needs to be updated. If you have upgraded to the new ryzen 5 cpu, please recommend a ATX...
  27. ghozt67

    [SOLVED] Atx case 17" height limit

    hello there. i am currently using a corsair 100r case. i would like to know if there are any better atx cases than this one? my case sits in an enclosure with a height of 17.5 inches and a width of around 10 inches. i would very much appreciate a good airflow case. thanks in advance!
  28. P

    [SOLVED] Budget ATX mid tower case

    looking for a nice looking budget ATX case preferably under £50 but could push it to £60. needs to have good airflow and be black and fairly clean looking with no LEDs as it will be used for work. not bothered if it has a window or not. any suggestions would be appreciated, cheers.
  29. S

    [SOLVED] Does the Asus gt501 accept atx or stx Psus?

    Does the Asus gt501 accept atx or stx Psus?
  30. P

    [SOLVED] How do I see if it's and ATX or Micro-ATX case?

    Hi, I currently have G3-605 Acer predator PC. And i'm wondering if It's possible for me to upgrade it to I7 9th gen where I'm currently using I7 4th gen. And how do I see if it's an ATX or Micro-ATX? If possible, can I have an answer and an explanation? Here is the pictures of my motherboard...
  31. R

    Question Changed MB, RAM and CPU. No Signal to Screen.

    Hello I replaced my old motherboard (Asrock z77 Pro4) with the B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC. Furthermore I installed a Ryzen 3600 with the stock cooler. Rightnow i have installed one stick of ddr4 Ram because i ordered the wrong one and should get the Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 32GB kit on monday...
  32. S

    [SOLVED] Motherboard that supports SLI and has two slot spacing?

    I'm looking for any motherboard that has sli. Preferably ATX but E-ATX is ok. I have the EVGA Pro SLI 2 Slot bridge and I'm trying SLI but I can't find one that has two pci slot spacing to support two gpus. Yes, I know SLI isn't worth it but I'm experimenting. No TR sockets or 2011 sockets...
  33. willcaddy

    [SOLVED] Could my Power Supply voltage being out of spec cause USBs to drop out and kernel power BSOD?

    Hello everyone :) I have been having some weird issues for a good few months now. Randomly without warning, the USBs will drop out (such as audio interface and USB HDDs) and then come back again almost instantly. I also have random blue screens when I start the computer up and when I check it...
  34. O

    [SOLVED] Will my motherboard fit this case?

    Hello! I'm trying to build a new PC and I don't know if this case would fit it or not. The motherboard that I'm trying to get is MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS and the case is Fractal Design Define R5. Now I know that this case supports ATX Form Factor motherboard (which my motherboard is) but what...
  35. G

    [SOLVED] 8+4 Pin Power Connector - Do I need to change my PSU?

    So I have all the components for my PC - MB] ASUS Rog Strix X570-E CPU] Ryzen 7 3700X RAM] 16GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 3600MHZ PSU] EVGA SuperNOVA 550 G3 GPU] GTX 1060 According to PCPartPicker the PSU only has a 8 pin ATX, and the X570-E requires an 8 + 4. Now I've read a few threads online...
  36. tomreedtoon

    Question What are the most common parts that go bad in ATX power supplies?

    I have a number of ATX supplies that are dead. I want to try to repair them, instead of spending more loot on replacements. What I'd like to know is , what are the most common parts that you need to repair ATX power supplies? I know, a lot of electrolytic capacitors. But what kind of diodes...
  37. Renato Cvikic

    Question best case for 230x460mm space

    I got really small space in my table for my pc case..Its only 230mm wide and 460mm height and I'm looking for optimal pc case with great airflow-.. Foe now best option seems to be Fractal Design Focus G.. Does anyone have any better suggestion?
  38. Sidney.A

    Question ATX motherboard doesn't fit properly in ATX case

    Hello, I bought some new PC parts recently and my new motherboard doesn't fit correctly. I kept my old case which not only supports ATX, but worked with my previous ATX board just fine. My motherboard is Gigabyte z390 Aorus Ultra (...
  39. ChanceBih

    Question Corsair 750m problem

    I have a Corsair 750m power supply and I’ve ordered a new motherboard and cpu, but I need an additional 4-pin ATX power connector for the motherboard to work fully, I’ve heard it works fine without it but is there a cable replacement I could buy or something instead of buying a new power supply...
  40. N

    Question how boards fit into cases

    I have several non-functional computers and hoped to find a case among them that my ATX motherboard would fit into. But I invariably found that the cut out for the I/O panel did not match where the panel was on the board. This makes me think that different ATX boards must have their I/O panel...