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Will my case work (noob ?)

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hey guys ive never swaped out mother boards before but with an upcoming upgrade i will have to embark on the journey so i got a couple questions.

first question and this is the noob one is this. are all motherboards drilled the same as in if the dimensions fit my case the screw hole will always line up properly or is there some sort of comparability issue.

I ask because i have a http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product.php?product_id=2714&product_name=Centurion%205 for my case and want to make sure if i buy a ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z ROG Motherboard it will fit.

my second question is if there is any way to keep my raid 0 configuration when switching motherboards without losing my data or do i need to buy an external to back up to then do a clean install of windows on a new raid stripe.
    
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Noctua NH-D15 Win 10 Pro 64 bit lg 47inch 1080p Corsair RGB K70 
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That case would work just fine, and yes you should be able to keep your RAID 0 configuration but as always it's always good to back up before any risky moves like that. It's better to be safe than sorry, but yes it should work fine as long as the motherboards are both AHCI compatible.
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Omega
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3930k C2 @ 4.9 Ghz ASUS Rampage IV Formula Quad SLI GTX TITAN 32GB DDR3 2133 Ripjaws Z CAS9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
256GB x2 Crucial M4 SSD RAID0 Samsung 840 500GB SSD Internal 1TB x 2 External USB 3.0 1.5TB + 2TB + 1TB + 3TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Bluray Burner Triple thick EK 360 Rad with D5 Vario & Raystor... Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Catleap 27" 2560x1440 LED LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold 1200W Rosewill Thor v2 Logitech G500 
Audio
Logitech 5.1 Surround + Arctic 5.1 Surround Hea... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k @4.7ghz Asus P8P67 WS Revolution XFX 7970 Black Edition x3 Tri-Fire 8GB DDR3 Gskill 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2TB External+128GB M4 SSD+64GB SSD+250GB WD External DVD Multi H212+ HSF Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer GD235HZ 120hz 3d 24" Logitech K120 Corsair TX850 + Thermaltake 850W Antec 900 
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alright cool cool i figured it would work lol thanks for the help on that brosky
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Asus X99 deluxe ASUS gtx970 Strix CORSAIR Vengance 16gb ddr4 2800hmz 4gbx4 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 850 Pro 1tb 500gbx2 radio 0 Western Digital Red 2TB 64MB 6.0Gb/s Western digital black 1tb Asus Blu-Ray  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-D15 Win 10 Pro 64 bit lg 47inch 1080p Corsair RGB K70 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair ax860i Corsair 780t black Mionix NAOS 8200 steel series 
Audio
Yahmaha Aventage RX-A750 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Asus X99 deluxe ASUS gtx970 Strix CORSAIR Vengance 16gb ddr4 2800hmz 4gbx4 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 850 Pro 1tb 500gbx2 radio 0 Western Digital Red 2TB 64MB 6.0Gb/s Western digital black 1tb Asus Blu-Ray  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua NH-D15 Win 10 Pro 64 bit lg 47inch 1080p Corsair RGB K70 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair ax860i Corsair 780t black Mionix NAOS 8200 steel series 
Audio
Yahmaha Aventage RX-A750 
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