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can i modify a BTX min tower to take an E-ATX motherboard?

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i have an empty compaq BTX min tower that id like to attempt to fit an EVGA P55 Classfied into, which is an E-ATX board, the question is if i do a bit of modding and get the board in, will the IO panel and everything line up properly on the rear.

the end goal is a mini sleeper LAN rig that looks stock on the outside.

because i learned the hard way at this past OCN event. that lugging your main rig around isnt exactly fun.
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I'm pretty sure that on this thread the person has modified their case to do what you want - http://www.overclock.net/t/1275419/build-log-liquid-prodigy-bitfenix-prodigy-m-itx-watercooled-gaming-build-white.
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