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This is where the Micro ATX form factor comes into play.
For the longest time the Micro ATX motherboards were regarded as an OEM option designed for desktop and mini tower applications. In recent years the form factor has been given new life with the advent of the HTPC. However you still find that most enthusiasts are using gaming hardware to power their home theater systems. This seems a little strange until you consider that most powerful motherboards cannot be found in the smaller form factor.
Well it would seem that wait is over.
The back of the motherboard is typical however does feature a metal heatsink reinforcement plate. This bracket is recommended by AMD and helps to prevent PCB flexing under high heatsink pressure. Now if only waterblocks could use a similar method we'd be all set.