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Well, here's an update guys.

Straightened the pins under the PCI that came off and managed to boot via a 5670. Couldn't fix the pins well enough to re-apply the PCI, though. When I finally boot back up, I kept getting a "klpsvc1.exe" has stopped working. Looked into it, and it turned out it was - wait for it - a bitcoin mining virus. Luckily, a user had found the location and I went (in Appdata/temp) and deleted all associated files. So I guess you win some and lose some. I also learned to be really careful about getting your graphics cards out. tongue.gif

Well, guess I'm in the market for a motherboard.

Also, I tested both the 7950/7970 in the working slot and they work just fine.
     
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this should to get you up and going

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this should to get you up and going

I certainly appreciate the offer, but I'm not trying to replace a $75 SLI motherboard with a $160 one. redface.gif
     
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Well, here's an update guys.

Straightened the pins under the PCI that came off and managed to boot via a 5670. Couldn't fix the pins well enough to re-apply the PCI, though. When I finally boot back up, I kept getting a "klpsvc1.exe" has stopped working. Looked into it, and it turned out it was - wait for it - a bitcoin mining virus. Luckily, a user had found the location and I went (in Appdata/temp) and deleted all associated files. So I guess you win some and lose some. I also learned to be really careful about getting your graphics cards out. tongue.gif

Well, guess I'm in the market for a motherboard.

Also, I tested both the 7950/7970 in the working slot and they work just fine.

I was right! Damn I'm good.

As for the PCI-E slot, this has always been an oversight on mobo companies. They don't secure these things down in an way. It really is just those pins keeping it down, You'd think they would atleast glue it down or something.
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