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Nevermind guys, I went to take out the 2nd GPU to test them individually and the entire plastic portion of the PCI slot came off despite the fact I hardly pulled on it. Now the PC won't boot and I've got an open box motherboard.
     
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 id be saying get on to gigabyte they might just fix  your motherboard at a nice little fee like 50 bucks

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Nevermind guys, I went to take out the 2nd GPU to test them individually and the entire plastic portion of the PCI slot came off despite the fact I hardly pulled on it. Now the PC won't boot and I've got an open box motherboard.

Wow...that sucks...but guess that may have been the problem.

For now maybe if you make sure none of the pins touch eachother maybe it will boot with only 1 card?

Seriously though...why are these plastic peices not screwed or glued on? The only thing keeping them on the motherboard are those pins...
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Wow...that sucks...but guess that may have been the problem.

For now maybe if you make sure none of the pins touch eachother maybe it will boot with only 1 card?

Seriously though...why are these plastic peices not screwed or glued on? The only thing keeping them on the motherboard are those pins...

I haven't a clue. It literally just came off. Some of the pins bent and it still won't boot. Hope other parts haven't been damaged.
     
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There should still be some kind of warrenty maybe? how old is it?
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There should still be some kind of warrenty maybe? how old is it?

Purchased over a year ago open box.
     
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Time to purchase another open box.
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Or buy one on ocn market
    
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That works too.
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budget for a 990fx board?
    
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