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stephen ryan Aug 30, 2007, 04:46pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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hello everyone,

im looking to change my pc into a new case but im unsure on how to do this the computer i have and want to alter is an advent 2004 desktop heres the spec:::

CPU Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz
Memory 1GB DDR RAM - PC2100
Hard Drive 40GB Samsung SV4012H + 200 EXTERNALL ICY BOX
CD Drive Samsung SM-332 32x10x40 - 12x DVD combination drive
Video Card nVidia Geforce4 MX 440 64 MB TV-Out
Sound Card Crystal WDM Audio
Speakers Advent stereo powered speakers
Modem Generic Soft 56K modem
Network Card Realtek 8139 / 180X (Onboard)
Keyboard Advent multimedia keyboard
Mouse Advent optical mouse

and heres the spec of motherboard:::
L4S5MG3/GX+ - ECS Elitegroup
Special Features:

Internal / External AGP
USB 2.0
Processor

One Socket 478 supports the Intel Pentium 4 processor (478pins)
Chipset

SiS650GX & SiS962L Chipset
SiS650GX Host/Memory controller with AGP4X
Built-in High Quality 3D Accelerator
SiS962L MuTIOL Media I/O
Integrated USB 2.0 host controller
LPC I/O:ITE8705F
System Hardware Monitor: Integrated in ITE IT8705F
LAN:10/100Mbps Faster Ethernet (optional)
AC97 Audio Codec, compliant with AC97 2.2 specification
System BIOS

Award 2Mb Flash EEPROM
Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
Full support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification
Main Memory

Two 184-pin DDR DIMM sockets for 2.5V, DDR SDRAM (DDR333 by Overclocking)
Max. 2GB
Expansion Slots

2 PCI slots
1 AGP slot
1 CNR slot
I/O Interface

Support Plug and Play funtion
PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse connectors
One EPP/ECP mode parallel port
One 16550 high-speed serial I/O port
One VGA connector
Four USB2.0 Ports and an optinoal LAN connector
Audio Ports (Line-in, Line-out and Mic-in)
Dual PCI IDE interfaces - support four IDE devices (PIO mode 4, DMA Mode 2, Ultra DMA 66/100/133)
Supports 360K~2.88M Byte, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120
ATX Power Supply Connectors (20-pin and 4-pin)
Front Panel MIC/Line-Out header
CD-in header (CDIN1)
Extra USB Header (USB3) for two USB devices
HDD LED, Reset Switch, Power Switch headers
CPU and chassis Fan headers
USB Card Reader Header
RTC & Battery

With CMOS hardware clear jumper
Integrate CMOS SRAM in SiS962L
Form Factor & Layers
microATX (244mm*220mm), 4 Layers

CPU Support
Compatibility

RAM Memory Support
Compatibility

sorry if thats too much info. what type of case do i need to be looking for ?? is there a specific case for my motherboard ect ect???

everybodys help really appreciated


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Reason Aug 31, 2007, 01:39am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: could someone advise on how to change my pc case please???
stephen ryan said:
hello everyone,

im looking to change my pc into a new case but im unsure on how to do this the computer i have and want to alter is an advent 2004 desktop heres the spec:::

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and heres the spec of motherboard:::
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Form Factor & Layers
microATX (244mm*220mm), 4 Layers


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sorry if thats too much info. what type of case do i need to be looking for ?? is there a specific case for my motherboard ect ect???

everybodys help really appreciated


You should be fine with any case that will accept microATX motherboards, which is most of them.

Personally, I would avoid any cases that are only for microATX as that will limit future upgrades, but otherwise, you should have a wide selection.

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