An ATX power supply is the standard size for desktop computers, but some cases are designed for micro ATX motherboards which use smaller power supplies. The good news is thatit鈥檚 possibleto fit an ATX power supply into a micro atx case by removing the extra mounting brackets and using zip ties to secure the wires/cables in place.
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Can I use an ATX power supply in a micro ATX case?
Most micro atx cases have support for ATX power supplies. the micro atx just refers to(in most cases) the max motherboard size it can take. But it depends on the case, which you didn’t name, so no way to tell.
Can you fit a micro ATX in a mid tower?
Both can also fit smaller micro-ATX motherboards. Exact sizing varies from case to case, but most mid-towers run up to roughly 18 inches high and 8 or so inches wide. Can a micro ATX fit in a full tower?
Are all ATX PSUs the same size?
Not all ATX psus are the same size, about the only thing that’s universal is the shape and the bolt pattern on the exhaust plate. So you’ll want to be shopping for the shortest psu you can find.
Should I get micro ATX or Mini ITX?
Micro ATX is the best choice in the majority of cases. Only go with ATX if you need more than 4 PCIe slots and only go with Mini ITX if you want the most compact PC that you can get. Similarly one may ask, can micro ATX fit in Mid Tower?