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Have a gateway E2000 want to rebuild,

I would what size of power supply and what form factor mobo will fit the case

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The e2000 has a speacial type of power supply. Replaces Gateway E2000 power supplies that use "Nina" chassis. http://www.atxpowersupplies.com/180-watt-power-supply-FSP180-51NIV-GW.php is a power supply i would suggest getting.

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I want to upgrade replacement motherboard, what type or measurements size should I try?


ATX is the largest physical size mobo followed by the Micro. You wouldn't need to worry about anything smaller as they are more expensive anyway.
I would be inclined to replace the power supply also as that will be 'tired' and would probably struggle to power the new board. I never fit anything less than a 500 watt power supply. They're not that expensive anyway and it's always better to have power to spare than to be on the borderline.

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I have an Hp m260n. I just need to find out what type of case it has (ATX or uATX).


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00026876

Motherboard: ASUS P4SD Motherboard Specifications

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00022505&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en#c00022505_doc

Board Form Factor: uATX

uATX stands for Micro-ATX,

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

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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_form_factor#Tabular_information

HOWEVER, the Power Supply is an ATX form factor,

http://www.911forpcs.com/hp-media-center-power-supply.html

,of a sort.

Form Factor related directly to desktop computer Motherboards.
Now has 'evolved' to relate to the computer case, and Power Supply.

When referring to a Power Supply, and the ATX form factor; you are not only referring to the size, and shape of the Power Supply's case; but also the type of power cables used, and the technology used within.

Size and shape of an ATX power supply is approximately;

6 Inches Wide, 5.5 Inches Long, and 3.5 Inches in Height.
(152.39mm Wide, 139.69mm Long, and 88.89mm in Height)

Power cables included with Power Supply's nowadays, will include all the power cables you'll need, with probably some left over.

HOWEVER, looking at the 'ATX' form factor designated for your computer, to wit from the ad above, it does NOT fit the above size, and shape.

More like 6 Inches Wide, 4 Inches Long, and 3.5 Inches in Height.
Looks like they just crammed everything into one small box.

Remove motherboard, and all internal hardware, into a new computer case?
No prob!

Most Mid-Tower to Full Tower size computer cases, will have a Support Plate that accommodates a Micro-ATX form factor motherboard, OR an ATX form factor motherboard.

Just look at the Support Plate mounting holes.
Ones for a Micro-ATX (uATX) motherboard, will have uATX next to them, or MATX, or mATX.

Ones for an ATX motherboard, will have ATX next to them.

However check the computer case manufacturer info to be sure.

[ The motherboard mounts to a Support Plate.
The Support Plate can be an integral part of the metal frame, of the computer case; or a separate metal plate that attaches to the computer case metal frame ]

Not what you had in mind Joel? Post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Manual power supply


I would like you to click on this,

http://support.gateway.com/s/Manuals/Desktops/8508951.pdf

The above is a PDF file.
Checking Out Your Gateway E-4000 Computer.

Reason for manual?
There are Three form factors for the Gateway E-4000 series of Desktop PC's;

A) 4-Bay Small Form Factor (SFF)
B) Micro Tower
C) Mid Tower

The above manual covers all three, and also details pictorially, with instructions, on how to replace the Power Supply.

After the file has downloaded, go to the Bookmarks menu to the left.
Click on the + sign to the left of - Adding or Replacing Components.
Now click on the + sign to the left of the form factor of desktop computer you have.

Scroll down a little, and click right on - Replacing the Power Supply

IF, you have ANY problems, come back here, and state so in a Comment. I will gladly guide you.
(Power cables? Where they go? Etc. )

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Bought a corsair vx550 and it doesn't fit. Plus, the motherboard has a 3 prong connector just behind the 20 pin that is not available on the new power supply


The Cosair VS550 fits the form factor Standard ATX PS/2 .
size: 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) X 5.5"(L); 150mm(W) x 86mm(H) x 140mm(L).

Do you know what size your case is? I tried the Sony site and their support site which only offers a part number for a replacement power supply (sony part #
146870923)

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I would like to move it in to a bigger case


When looking at the specifications of the HP Compaq DC7700 SFF Desktop PC, all they state is the motherboard form factor is, 'Custom'.

Same thing for the DC7700 USDT Desktop PC.
Both of these desktop computers are of the 'Pizza Box' design.
(Flat rectangular box)

The DC7700 CMT model is a tower model, and the motherboard form factor for it is uATX.
uATX can also mean Micro-ATX.

The form factor of a Micro-ATX motherboard is 244mm by 244mm, or also said as 9.6 inches by 9.6 inches.
(9.6 inches is approximately 9 and 9/16ths inches)

To regress for a moment, and explain the term Form Factor.
This term is supposed to apply only to motherboards, but has gone on to apply to computer cases, and power supply's.

Form factor means the dimensions of the motherboard, and also where the I/O area is located.

[I/O = Input/Output
Area for the Input/Output devices that are attached to the computer.
Examples: Mouse, Keyboard and Monitor]

Whether the motherboard is installed onto the Left side of the computer case, and the I/O area is on the Left side also (ATX , Micro-ATX, and uATX form factor),
or
whether the motherboard is installed on the Right side of the computer case, and the I/O area is on the Right side also. (BTX)

Dimension sizes:
ATX is 305mm x 244mm. (12 inches by 9.6 inches)
Micro-ATX is 244mm x 244mm (9.6 inches by 9.6 inches)

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

Above the link is the Maximum size for the Micro-ATX form factor.
It can also be the Minimum size of 171.45mm x 171.45mm

(Or 6.75 inches by 6.75 inches.
6.75 inches = 6 and 3/4 inches)

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

Point of all this?
The motherboard form factor inside a DC7700 SFF is probably a uATX form factor, and is 6.75 inches by 6.75 inches.
Or some variation thereof.
It's a custom size.


This means good luck in finding a computer case you can buy off of the shelf, and is large enough to install an ATX power supply.

You can get a custom one made, and you're probably looking at $150 to $200.

Or, you can modify one of these computer cases VERY easily,

1) http://www.directron.com/cs888uvbl.html

The above is an Acyrlic plastic computer case. It's approximately 1/4 inch thick for the case walls, bottom, and top.

VERY sturdy.

It has metal Standoff's that are set up for an ATX motherboard.

It should have holes in the case where a Micro-ATX motherboard can be mounted, by unscrewing the Standoffs, and screwing them into the Micro-ATX holes.

[A Standoff is a piece of metal that is hex shaped, and has a threaded hole in one end, and a threaded end on the other side ]

If there isn't the proper holes for mounting your motherboard, you make the holes.
The case is plastic.

Uses an ATX power supply.
The cost of the case is $50

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Hp compaq d530 400 watt power supply


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you could get a Mini-ITX mainboard in there, its around 17cm x 17cm,

when you look for motherboards look for ''form factor'' in the specification and google it to try to find the size.
some sizes you will see are
atx
micro-atx (this might fit, not sure on the size)
lpx
nlx

hope it helps

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