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If you are buying a new case, it should come with mounting hardware. These pieces normally come with the case, not the motherboard. Make sure you have the appropriate mounting hardware or your system assembly will stall in pretty short order! The exact hardware included varies greatly and depends on what the manufacturer decided to include in the case, but you will generally find some combination of the following (since most cases will use a combination of mounting holes):
Some cases actually come with their mounting hardware fixed into position and not movable. In theory, a time-saver, but it may reduce your flexibility in the event that you want to upgrade down the road. Other cases have done away with standoffs in favor of metal "dimples" that stick up from the case to support the motherboard.
Check out the Motherboard Installation Procedure to see these little toys "in action".