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Recycled computer cases

Discussion in 'Computer Cases, Power Supplies and Cooling' started by Jeb, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. Jeb

    Jeb Member

    Is it possible to recycle a computer case from an older computer to use on a new build? Would there be any compatibility issues doing this?
  2. GuyMan

    GuyMan Member

    It depends on the case, the idea is that your motherboard needs to fit in, and the rest of the components as well. So, to answer your question, yes it's possible, but under certain conditions :D
  3. Livid

    Livid Pro

    That's perfectly find if the motherboard is compatible, but overall I like buying a new case as it gives me a more feeling that I have a new fresh PC.
  4. Tammy

    Tammy Well-Known Member

    You need many tools to do so. Even you need a workshop to create new case.
  5. Shock

    Shock Pro

    Obviously not going to have a compatibility issue unless the case is really small or something.

    But why recycle a case when you can get one for like 30 bucks online?

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