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Many of the brand name cases use non-standard form factor motherboards, so I'd check carefully before ordering that board. OTOH, you can have a new case-P/S for around $50-60, maybe that's a better option if it doesn't fit?
 

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What is this?

I'm terribly sorry for being so nieve, but my knowledge of computers hasn't entered into deeper, shallow waters as of yet. My question is, 'What is, 'non-standard form factor motherboard?'", and lastly what is "case-P/S?" Again, I'm sorry for the unintelligible question.
 

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The ATX motherboard has a standard size and mounting hole position. This allows you to buy a generic ATX motherboard and put it into almost any case from any maker. Most brand name PC, such as your HP, will have a proprietary motherboard that is likely not to be a standard size or mounting.

P/S is power supply. If you're replacing a motherboard, and it won't fit your existing case, the only stuff you should have to have in addition to the motherboard is the case-P/S as I mentioned. The rest of the stuff should be portable to the new system.
 
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