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What is a standard ATX case?

What is a standard ATX case?

PC cases themselves are often referred to by these three form factors, but the terms more accurately refer to the size of the motherboards they can host. ATX boards measure 12 by 9.6 inches, MicroATX up to 9.6 by 9.6 inches (they’re sometimes smaller), and Mini-ITX 6.7 inches square.

How big is an ATX Full Tower?

A full ATX motherboard is 12 inches by 9.6 inches, allowing for a great deal of extra space. This provides the builder with many additional options for cooling and air flow. Full towers almost always support micro ATX as well, at a standard size of 9.6 x 9.6, but there is no need to use such a small board.

What is a ATX Tower?

An ATX computer case is a PC case that complies to the ATX (Advanced Technology Extended) computer tower specifications. This standard was introduced by Intel in 1995 and defines acceptable sizes for motherboards, desktop computer cases, and computer power supplies.

What is the standard ATX size?

305mm x 244mm
A full size ATX board is 12 inches wide by 9.6 inches deep (305mm x 244mm). The Mini-ATX board is 11.2” x 8.2” (284mm x 208mm).

Is ATX full size?

ATX motherboards can fit in most full-size and mid-size towers, but it’s rare to find a small form factor case that can fit a full size ATX board. There are larger cases designed to support the larger Extended ATX standard motherboards which can usually take ATX boards too.

Can Mid tower fit ATX?

What is the standard motherboard size?

305 x 244 mm
A standard ATX motherboard measures 305 x 244 mm and typically incorporates: Four RAM slots. Two or three PCIExpress x16 slots.

What is the best size PC case?

Computer Size Comparison

Full Tower Smaller Form Factor
Motherboards Mini-ITX MicroATX ATX EATX Mini-ITX
5.25″ Drive Bays 3-6 1
3.5″ Drive Bays 6-13 1-3
2.5″ Drive Bays 0-10 0-2

What are the sizes of computer towers?

Size Matters. There are no universal standards for the size classifications that apply to computer towers, although “mini,” “mid” and “full” are three of the most common terms used. Generally speaking, a mini tower will be about 14 inches tall, a mid tower will be approximately 18 inches tall and a full tower will be 20 inches tall or more.

What are the dimensions of a computer tower?

The standard minimum height for a full tower is 22 inches. The width and depth vary greatly from brand to brand, but they are usually somewhere around 8 inches by 20 inches. You can even find cases labeled as “super towers” or “extreme gaming” or something similar that exceed 24 x 12 x 24 (H x W x D).

What is the size of a mid tower?

Generally speaking, a mini tower will be about 14 inches tall, a mid tower will be approximately 18 inches tall and a full tower will be 20 inches tall or more.

What is the size of a mid tower case?

Generally speaking, mid tower cases are shorter/smaller than full tower cases which means they’ll have smaller motherboards, lesser fans, and expansion slots. Most mid-towers measure 18 inches or more in height, while most full tower cases measure 22 inches or more.