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Ok, so after I get a new PSU I want to upgrade my mobo so I can overclock.
I decided on this one
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128335
However, I have a medium sized case, will I have any issues getting that mobo to fit in my case?
Also, if anyone knows of a mobo with similiar features, a user-friendly BIOS, and in that price range please let me know as I am open to suggestions on what to buy
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A friend has the GA-MA78GM-S2H with a Phenom and it seems to OC well and its an mATX MB form factor. A recommendation if your case is an mATX and can't accept a MB that is taller that 9.6''.

Whether yours will fit your case...
The MB you posted is 12'' x 9.6'' so do compare it to you MB. May it be your current MB is 9.6'' x 9.6'' and there is a couple extra inches of room at the bottom, the case is probably ATX or mATX capable so your choice should fit.


    
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My current mobo is an EliteGroup MCP61PM-AM not sure what size or type it is though
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That mobo is m-ATX. How many PCI slots are on the case? The PCI slots are the slots on in the case, where you can add expansion cards. mATX cases usually have 3-4 PCI slots, ATX cases have 7-8 slots.
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Ok, so it should work then?
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