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    BTX Form Factor?

    ok i know i was wondering what exactly the difference is between BTX and the other form factors?

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    ive heard of it and have no idea what it is.....anyone?
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    it is atx's "succesor", i think intel developed it, and it supposed to be thermally superior to atx, meaning better temps overall

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    Quote Originally Posted by mateo leet-o
    it is atx's "succesor", i think intel developed it, and it supposed to be thermally superior to atx, meaning better temps overall
    Isn't btw pretty much atx flipped upside down? (i am probably wrong since I haven't read anything on it in a looong time)
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    Quote Originally Posted by EXreaction
    Read this, it shows some pics of what btx looks like.
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    thanks guys. how the air is supposed to flow from a fan over the cpu, then over the chipset, then head on over to the graphics card, then swing by the memory...etc...it just seems like sorta wishful thinking and maybe wont be that effective.

    i dono, im probably totally wrong but oh well.
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    It's Intel's attempt to strongarm the rest of the industry into dealing with their runaway thermal problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoloCamo
    Isn't btw pretty much atx flipped upside down? (i am probably wrong since I haven't read anything on it in a looong time)
    Haha I thought the exact same thing.
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    Wow, hahah! I think my Optiplex is BTX, it looks just like that pic.

    I think a lot of POS PC's like Packard Bell's used that config, I have a PB in my room, I have to turn it upside down to work on it. The only reason it is not in the trash, is cos it works.
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    I have my ATX motherboard setup in BTX form factor. It lower my temps 5C after the change. My CPU is at 39C 100% load.
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