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Do I have to change my casing ?

Postby TidusTheCoolest on Thu Feb 20, 2003 2:39 am

I'm currently using Pentium 3 866 Mhz Machine . I'm thinking about upgrading to AMD Athlon XP 2000+ machine . Do I have to change the PC Casing as well when I'm upgrading ?
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Postby dhc014 on Thu Feb 20, 2003 2:42 am

Not if your desired motherboard fits in your current case.
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Postby Wayne on Fri Feb 21, 2003 11:32 pm

I don't think you're going to have the proper power supply connector(s) for those MB's. I could be wrong since I'm not an AMD guy. I'm sure you won't if you go with a newer video card that requires one of it's own. Check it out good before you plunk down your cash.
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Postby TheWizard on Sat Feb 22, 2003 12:59 am

AMD requires no special power connectors, only P4's require the special 12V connector. You should be fine using the same power supply with the AMD XP. Just make sure it has ample wattage.
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Postby Wayne on Sat Feb 22, 2003 11:47 am

Thanks for clearing that up Wiz. You learn something every day on here.
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Postby TheWizard on Sun Feb 23, 2003 12:01 am

My pleasure, and yes, I learn something new here everyday too. :)
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Postby Wayne on Sun Feb 23, 2003 12:53 am

And hey I just realized those new video cards actually use a floppy molex connector as well. I'm going to be a genius one of these days. :P
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