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Hello.

I've got the CM Storm Scout case, as seen in the sig. Only problem is, using the handy 'Backplate' cut-out, means that I can't use two screw holes because they're covered by the case. Picture..



Basically, I can't fit the backplate, because I can't add the two bolts that screw on to secure it. It won't work by taking the motherboard out, as It'll still be not enough room between the case and the mobo because the Mobo's standoff's are smaller in height than the bolt. I can't fix it on, because it'll wobble and won't be pressure onto the CPU properly! Help :'(
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Hello.

I've got the CM Storm Scout case, as seen in the sig. Only problem is, using the handy 'Backplate' cut-out, means that I can't use two screw holes because they're covered by the case. Picture..



Basically, I can't fit the backplate, because I can't add the two bolts that screw on to secure it. It won't work by taking the motherboard out, as It'll still be not enough room between the case and the mobo because the Mobo's standoff's are smaller in height than the bolt. I can't fix it on, because it'll wobble and won't be pressure onto the CPU properly! Help :'(
take metal sheers and cut a strip off thats in the way, profit.
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post #3 of 10
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I was debating Ghetto Rigging slightly, but I don't think I've got any metal sheers. A lot of tools, but I'll go check. Might be a long hacksaw job. :/
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post #4 of 10
What am I looking at? What's that white outline?

Also, sounds like you need to do some case modding.
post #5 of 10
Dremel FTW. And yeah that case is a pain with backplates.
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Done. Slightly more simple, but I just peeled it back a little with decent Pliers. I was worried it'd stick out too much and obstruct the case side, but it seems to work well. thanks all though!
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Take the board out?
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post #8 of 10
That's kinda lame they give you short standoffs? Also a hacksaw should make pretty short work of it, the metal is usually a thin gauge for the mobo tray. Bending it works too as you did ha.
post #9 of 10
it will fit, you will need to remove the board from the case

the cutout edges are raised slightly, but the nuts will fit on the back side of the board

the studs go from the top to the back
post #10 of 10
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Oh lord. My friend decided it'd be a good idea to lose the bolt that holds one of the 4 screws in. I'm seriously pissed as we can't find it! >.<
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