Does PCIe x16-cards fit in BTX-chassis as well?

By Lokalaskurar
Oct 5, 2010
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  1. Simple question really;

    I'm about to purchase a BTX-chassi and a BTX-motherboard. The motherboard has a regular PCIe x16-slot.

    I do also have a graphics card with the PCIe x16 interface, from my old ATX-chassi.

    Can I simply pop the card in the PCIe-slot, or does the BTX-structure require something else like an inverted card specifically made for the BTX?
  2. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    i'm pretty sure it works all the same, with the slot being the same distance from the chassis itself as with an ATX.
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,006   +2,532

    You should link the board you're talking about, it would be a big help.

    That being said, the plug and play spec for any device, includes both electronic and physical characteristics.

    Although, I have seen literature about HTPC cases, that because of size, required low profile video cards.

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