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The case comes with stand-offs. Make sure you use the grounded-"washers" with 'em as well too.
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Well , now i'm feeling noobish....
What are those grounded washers?
post #43 of 70
Washers that earth the board to protect it. Also use the correct screws

And building a pc is real easy as long as you get all the connectors pushed right in it will work first time no problems(not like my first build when i didnt use any heatsink compound )
    
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Yes, but what are theY?
Pic please, noob here!
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The red things are the washers
The gold things are the standoffs
The screws are for the mobo and for the drives and the PCI cards
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was just about to post the same pic from google lol

    
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post #47 of 70
depending on your old case you may need to either purchase standoffs or buy a new cheap case.. what kind of case is this rig supposedly going into?
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the most difficult thing would putting the motherboard in, and thats about it. I know ive had problems before, but im prettty good at doing the 'switching' of motherboards now. =)

Just use some of the brass standoffs and screw them into the case according to your motherboard holes, and you should be fine. =)

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I now get what are they, i knew all the time , the name just didn't click me....
The rig is going in is current case(old one from his current P3) or a cheap 37€ case with a 450W oem psu(would 450W be enough?).

But because he had 99% at english he might add money for case , if his mom is in good mood, but i doubt it, because he's already pushing his luck in getting this pc....
post #50 of 70
Don't skip on buying a good PSU. Cheap PSUs are the cause of many problems and can become the most costly single piece (after dieing and over-volting your cpu, motherboard, videocard and ram.) Look for a case without a PSU and buy a PSU with about or more than 40A on the 12+ volt rail(s).
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