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[SOLVED] Can i change the computer case on a prebuilt PC?

Nov 13, 2019
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Hello,
I want to change the computer case on a prebuilt HP PC becuase there is no space for a bigger graphics card. So I was just wondering if I would have any problems along the way given that the computer is prebuilt. As it is for now, I have no space for a 20 cm graphics card.

This is my PC: https://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c04725342

The only thing that is changed is the power suply to a 450W.

Your reply would be greatly appreciated
 

R_1

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that is a standard uATX board so the only real issue I can see is the front panel connections. on a prebuilt they are not usually labeled and are in a large connected block and it can be a pain to trace the wires after the fact.
I suggest making a diagram of the front panel connectors and what each is connected to, the standard units in the new case will be labeled for a standard motherboard. the pre-built may not be labeled for aftermarket use.

https://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c04725342
 
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R_1

Illustrious
Ambassador
that is a standard uATX board so the only real issue I can see is the front panel connections. on a prebuilt they are not usually labeled and are in a large connected block and it can be a pain to trace the wires after the fact.
I suggest making a diagram of the front panel connectors and what each is connected to, the standard units in the new case will be labeled for a standard motherboard. the pre-built may not be labeled for aftermarket use.

https://support.hp.com/ca-en/document/c04725342
 
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