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What is this thing that came off my case?

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This happened along while ago but I never got around to asking. There was this latch thing on the back of the case that seemed to go around the screws on the expansion slots. Picture here


The "clip" itself

Where it came off



Sorry for low quality pictures, the iPod takes horrible picture in low light.
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post #2 of 7
it just blocks that hole and would help keep your PCI cards in, but if you have them screwed in, you don't really need it.
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post #3 of 7
Keeps the PCI cards locked in
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Should I get something to cover the hole from dust or something?
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I wouldn't worry about it. Just make sure you dust your comp regularly (which you should already do!)
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It could be a cable guard:
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post #7 of 7
That parts helps keeps the PCI cards in place.
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