|The duron system doesn't have standoffs, just raised holes.|
The new case came with standoffs.
However, I tried powering up both motherboards without them being inside the case.
The 2.8ghz MB powered up, cpu fan spun, but nothing else.
The duron system did nothing at all - even in the case it came out of.
What else could it be?
(as a by the way should the system work if the MB isn't mounted inside the case - or does it need screing in to be grounded?)