I'd say it's a good place to start. As you said, you are a newbie and that means you want to learn.
Moving parts from one case to another should be a good start for you. No matter what happens, you're also going to get that PC in the new case, up and running and everything.
All you have to remember is that whatever you remove last from the old case is what goes in first in the new one. Does that make sense? Also, do you have your motherboard manual? You're going to need to know where to connect those wires that are in the inside of the case:
Best of luck and if you need more specific help, you can always come back here.
Also, questions about cases are best answered in the Cases, Cooling and Overclocking Forum... and that's where this thread of yours is going.
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