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Yeah those are the right ones. The stand offs themselves are really small stand offs. they aren't the fat ones i have see they are really small skinny brass ones i guess. the case came with 2 types of screws 1 really fat ones and those skinny short ones. I don't know i guess if it holds the gpu its good to go? I wont be moving that computer around it will basically be sitting in one spot.
O yeah lol i'll work with the cables a bit. I was just trying to get the board on and tested. I had to take that board off 2 times because of a stand off being stripped. I think the first one was like that out of the bag.

Well if your worried about your GPU messing with the alignment you either worry too much, or you really aren't sufficiently tightening the screws. And honestly, they seem like way too small screws, you see the little circle of silverish metal around the screw thats on the motherboard, the screw is supposed to be covering that.
     
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post #42 of 120
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I think i read somewhere that after all the debug codes come up it then tells you what temp the cpu is at. I might be wrong but i think that is what it does. Should tell you in the manual tho. Very nice setup. I really like the board but i'm not sure about the yellow tho. Heard it is easy to get a good overclock. ( more pics when you get it up and running.)

O yeah for sure man. I took loads today just putting in the cpu. I'll be uploading all of them later just tired right now. But the build has a long way to go. the case has a red fan in the front so i bought another red led 120mm fan for the back not knowing how blue that boards lights were. So i might just scrap that and go full blue led lights. I have also thought about painting that yellow to a different color but i'm a bit scared to even try that.

Also wish the inside of my case was painted. I bought the haf 932 2 years ago so it was before that option was available. I might buy a new case in a couple of months and move the build into it.
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Well if your worried about your GPU messing with the alignment you either worry too much, or you really aren't sufficiently tightening the screws. And honestly, they seem like way too small screws, you see the little circle of silverish metal around the screw thats on the motherboard, the screw is supposed to be covering that.

I'll snap a picture tomorrow of the screws and the stand offs so you can get a idea of the scale. But i'm not sure what to do can i order different stand offs that fit my case?
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post #44 of 120
Oh no!

The man is bleeding from building computer :O He must be an uber noob thumb.gif

Did you buy the MPower RAM as well? I know it's a waste of money, but it does match the scheme
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Oh no!
The man is bleeding from building computer :O He must be an uber noob thumb.gif
Did you buy the MPower RAM as well? I know it's a waste of money, but it does match the scheme

I am lol, No i bought the samsung ram!

Also here is a picture of a guy with the same board i can see the bit around his screws to. I dont know if mine look smaller then his .. thoughts?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1302731/official-msi-z77-mpower-owners-club-all-things-mpower/160
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post #46 of 120
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I am lol, No i bought the samsung ram!
Also here is a picture of a guy with the same board i can see the bit around his screws to. I dont know if mine look smaller then his .. thoughts?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1302731/official-msi-z77-mpower-owners-club-all-things-mpower/160

Don't worry about the size of the screws then, as long as they are snug, you should be fine.
     
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post #47 of 120
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Don't worry about the size of the screws then, as long as they are snug, you should be fine.

Yeah but your right, I think it will be alright but i'll head up to the local hardware store and see if i can find some wider screws that fit better. I'm not sure what cooler master was thinking with these little screws.
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post #48 of 120
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Updated with new pictures*

Also got up early took the stand off to the local radio shack and they had some screws that fit perfect with wider heads. So the motherboard is now 100% tight and secure!

New Screws

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Welcome to the train wreck that is my first build lol.
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