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Same thing happens with my HAF X, but I didn't cut it.. I just installed the mounting plate first on the motherboard, and then installed the motherboard on the case. You don't really have to but it...
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post
CPU sockets have been kind of... moving... as of late.

You're going to see them move even more when 2011 comes out. As a case manufacturer I imagine it's hard to match every motherboard. I wouldn't be surprised if we soon had different motherboard trays depending on what chipset/socket you want to use.
But the standoffs shouldn't be moving, so why not make a case that has ample room between the standoffs to allow for the socket movements?

I doubt it would impact rigidity THAT much.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
But the standoffs shouldn't be moving, so why not make a case that has ample room between the standoffs to allow for the socket movements?

I doubt it would impact rigidity THAT much.
Hard for me to say. I don't know enough about the criteria for which they build their cases.
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post #14 of 14
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Hard for me to say. I don't know enough about the criteria for which they build their cases.
I wasn't really directing that comment at you but more or less expressing my confusion. Lol.
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