computer case compatibility

Posted on 2009-02-23
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I have a cooler master ATC-111C SX1 aluminum ATX mid tower case that I bought in 2002. I just now have the opportunity to build a computer.  Seems like Mother Boards and Hard Drives may have changed since then?.  Will these components fit in my case:

MSIP45 Platinum mother board
PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750
LG GBW-H20L BluRay Drive
Samsung HD103UJ Hard drive

I'm trying to save money and use this new case that was expensive 7 years ago.  I would like to make sure the front connections, drive slots etc. work or buy a new case. Thank you - Art
Question by:artismobile
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fuzzymallets1 earned 1000 total points
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Power supply -  yes
Bluray drive - yes
Hard drive - yes
Motherboard - yes

All of the components are industry standards. An ATX motherboard in 2002 is the same size now.

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as are the hard drive and Bluray drive.
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Callandor earned 1000 total points
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The cooler master ATC-111C SX1 is considered a full tower case (http://www.ciao.co.uk/Cooler_Master_ATC_111C_SX1_Tower__5464634), not midtower so it should be more than sufficient to hold those components.  Only microATX form factors are a concern, as they squeeze every bit of space available into a compact container.

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Thanks for the quick response. It won't take me 7 years to build it this time!

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