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Corsair Obsidian 250D compatible with Asus Maximus V gene?

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Hello can anyone tell me if the Asus Maximus V gene motherboard will fit in the Corsair Obsidian 250D case thankyou for any info. Gary.:
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No it will not. The Maximus V gene is a micro atx and the 250D will only fit mini-ITX motherboards.
The Corsair 350D however is a fantastic alternative with very similar style.
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Corsair Oobsidian 250D is a Mini ITX case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139033

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini-ITX

Mini-ITX is a 17 × 17 cm (6.7 × 6.7 in)

Asus Maximus V gene motherboard is Micro ATX http://www.asus.com/ROG_ROG/MAXIMUS_V_GENE/specifications/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MicroATX

microATX (sometimes referred to as µATX, mATX[1] or uATX[2][3]) is a standard for motherboards that was introduced in December 1997.[4] The maximum size of a microATX motherboard is 9.6 × 9.6 in (244 × 244 mm), but some microATX boards can be as small as 6.75 × 6.75 in (171.45 × 171.45 mm).

The actual dimensions on the Mobo are

uATX Form Factor
9.6 inch x 9.6 inch ( 24.4 cm x 24.4 cm )

So no.. it doesn't look like it would fit.
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post #4 of 5
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Thankyou for your prompt reply:o
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While you can not use the VI GENE in this case, you can use the VI IMPACT which is just as good.
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