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My video card is bending?

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I just noticed that my videocard is bending... all the other hardware is aligned perfectly horizontal but the video card don't look flat.

Can this harm my hardware in the future? Because at the moment everything is working fine (overclocked)


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post #2 of 8
Put some kind of stick in to hold up the end of the video card.
post #3 of 8
just make sure it is installed correctly and the thumb screws are in properly. if all of that is fine and dandy then its just the card weighing down
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don't worry about it

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A lot of newer cases are coming with GPU support brackets due to things like this. I think there is even a company that sells GPU 'jacks', that are basically an adjustable stand to help hold them up. smile.gif
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post #6 of 8
I have had a few cards bend for me, but they didn't break at any point. I haven't heard of any problem arising because of bending, but it's one of those things that are best to avoid. You can always try to stabilize it. A long rod or stick of some sort can help keep the card horizontal if holding it up from under the card. You can maybe get creative and use the HDD mounts to create some sort of platform for the card to rest on.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by misterD View Post

I just noticed that my videocard is bending... all the other hardware is aligned perfectly horizontal but the video card don't look flat.
Can this harm my hardware in the future? Because at the moment everything is working fine (overclocked)
120klko.jpg

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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Demented View Post

A lot of newer cases are coming with GPU support brackets due to things like this. I think there is even a company that sells GPU 'jacks', that are basically an adjustable stand to help hold them up. smile.gif

I believe this is what you're referring to:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814999028&name=Video-Card-Accessories


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If it bothers you, spray-paint a chopstick black and prop up your card with it. thumb.gif
    
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