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m2n-e sli directly on mobo tray?

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im putting some random comp parts into an old dell case, the mobo tray it comes with is one piece and has metal to metal contact with the rest of the case. there where no pads around the mobo tray screws on removal, do i need them? the tray has 8 raised surfaces so the boards sits off the metal, but still the screws will conduct electricity yes?
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Your saying the mobo tray has raised bumps that act like the spacers?
You still need the paper spacers for the screws you use to bolt down the Mobo.

As long as the back of the Mobo isn't touching anything I think you will be ok. You should be able to tell if you need backside spacers if the Faceplate does not lineup to the Mobo when you install it.
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the mobo tray im using now has 6 raised bolts that screw into the tray, those bolts have threaded holes the mobo screws go into. the mother board dose not sit on the tray. it is gaped by the 6 bolts.
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