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Thinkcentre M73 SFF case transfer

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Hi.

i have a Thinkcentre M73 SFF at home with special mainboard connector that is special to Lenovo so I will either modify the one of as regular size psu and resolder on the oem plug or just find online an adapter i cvould buy.

Specs : LGA1150 i5-4430 3.0 ghz 6m cache
4 gigs ddr3 1066
320gigs WD blue

I already have extra memory so I'll upgrade it to 8 gigs, extra 1tb HDD and EVGA 750w modular PSU.
Also have many different coolers for the cpu I'll choose one that fit the case facing the exhaust fan.

Planning to use a Rosewill Line-M case and put all DeepCool 120mm blue led fans I alrerady own.
I don't plan changing the motherboard or the cpu since the 1150 stuff is quite expensive but you could suggest me a good gpu that could fit well with my system.

Thank you guys.
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I don't plan changing the motherboard or the cpu since the 1150 stuff is quite expensive but you could suggest me a good gpu that could fit well with my system.
Why bother with chassis/psu change at all? If the PSU is fine, you can stick some low-profile card in it, like GT1030 or [at most] GTX1650 LP. The latter one is quite adequate for FHD gaming.
That stock Lite-On is rated at 230W, which is more than enough for this entire combo: at peak load you won't see more than ~90W CPU, ~70W GPU, maybe another 30W for the rest of the system.
It'll be loud, but compact and relatively efficient.

If you still want to part it out, then the easiest way would be getting a 24-pin to 14-pin adapter. Unlike Fujitsu, it uses standard voltages.
In that case, your best bet is RX570 or maybe even RX580. I think PCIe is fully wired for x16, so there should be no bottlenecks.
 
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Why bother with chassis/psu change at all? If the PSU is fine, you can stick some low-profile card in it, like GT1030 or [at most] GTX1650 LP. The latter one is quite adequate for FHD gaming.
That stock Lite-On is rated at 230W, which is more than enough for this entire combo: at peak load you won't see more than ~90W CPU, ~70W GPU, maybe another 30W for the rest of the system.
It'll be loud, but compact and relatively efficient.

If you still want to part it out, then the easiest way would be getting a 24-pin to 14-pin adapter. Unlike Fujitsu, it uses standard voltages.
In that case, your best bet is RX570 or maybe even RX580. I think PCIe is fully wired for x16, so there should be no bottlenecks.
More space for cooling and more hard drives also as you said...better gpu.
 
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something like the AMD 570 that's under 14" (should be virtually all of them) so it fits in your rosewill case
 
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something like the AMD 570 that's under 14" (should be virtually all of them) so it fits in your rosewill case
Rosewill says it's 300mm GPU clearance, but I assume that's without a front fan. From the pics it looks just big enough for any dual-fan card (260mm, or 10-11"), and have a little spare space to keep the fan.
 
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Rosewill says it's 300mm GPU clearance, but I assume that's without a front fan. From the pics it looks just big enough for any dual-fan card (260mm, or 10-11"), and have a little spare space to keep the fan.
I looked on amazon, there is one AMD 570 at 11" (280mm) while the rest are in between 8-9" so it should fit them all
 
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