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Allo, so Im on my first build. Everything's going well, the out of the case test went perfectly... Now its time to mount the MOBO in the case.

I read about having to use standoffs (obviously) but I don't know if the MSI GD65 has them. In-The box came 8 rubber cylinders, do I use those or?..

If anyone has a guide that would be great

MOBO is GD65...
Case is Corsair 650D...

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post #2 of 11
The standoffs are supposed to be included with the case. Just check the little bag of screws it might have came with. Line up the mobo (don't screw it down yet) and just check which standoff locations it needs. Then screw them in there. Make sure they are tight. Then just place your motherboard in there.

Edit: Don't forget to put in the I/O shield in before you put in the motherboard.
    
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Just to make sure I don't screw this up

The 8 rubber-like pieces are the standoffs, that go on the 8 metal holes in the case, then I screw the mobo into those holes or....

Why'd I drink a Can of Monster before I built this...
 
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The motherboard standoffs should look something like this:
 
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post #5 of 11
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The motherboard standoffs should look something like this:

The ones included in the case (As in already attached) look exactly like that. So I can just put the motherboard directly on top of them and screw right in? No other parts required?
 
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Originally Posted by cards525 View Post

The ones included in the case (As in already attached) look exactly like that. So I can just put the motherboard directly on top of them and screw right in? No other parts required?

Just make sure they're all in the right places for the screw holes on the mobo, then you're good to go.
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Originally Posted by cards525 View Post

The ones included in the case (As in already attached) look exactly like that. So I can just put the motherboard directly on top of them and screw right in? No other parts required?

Yes.
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Awesome, thanks everyone!
 
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Remember before you turn it on, have everything connected properly and securely. Like the 24 pin, 8pin, SATA power and data, fans and front panel connectors.
    
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