I diagree, one can purchase an adapter plug at www.cyberguys.com and I think that the power supply is hot enough. hhlake ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bram" <bramk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, May 05, 2002 8:42 AM Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: 486 case > > Hi > You can't use an AT box for an ATX motherboard. The power pack is not only > underpowered but the method of connection to the mobo is different. Sorry > but you'll need a new box! > Bram > ----- Original Message ----- > From: our kitty <sweetiepie@xxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Saturday, May 04, 2002 8:11 PM > Subject: [24hoursupport] 486 case > > > > > > I've got a beautiful 486 tall case that I've long since stripped out > > everything worth using. It has lots of front slots and internal HD > > mounts, and is a really great case. Could I get a Pentium 4 compatible > > back plate with all the card slots and mount it in the back (or can I > > use the 486 back plate), and mount a few cards, like a sound card, > > modem, video, and so on, in a Pentium 4 mobo, can I line it up with the > > slots so the x/y/z orientation is already lined up, and mark and drill > > the case backing plate, so I could use the 486 case for a Pentium 4 > > mobo? Or is it that things just don't fit somehow? I don't have > > Pentium 4 mobo yet, so I wouldn't have any way to check it out myself > > yet. > > > > Is a 486 power supply totally incompatible (might not be powerful enough > > anyways) with a P4 mobo? If a 486 power supply would work, could I use > > two of them in tamdem somehow to double the power? > > > > Raphael > > > - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to > 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the > Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at > http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm. > > - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.