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Just got two 970's but they sagged like crazy on my board. My friend said I could prop them up with lego and it seems to be working.


Is this a bad thing to do? Is there something official I can get?
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There isn't anything official, and as long as the Lego isn't pushing them up to much or touching something it should (like the PCB or a fan rolleyes.gif) there shouldn't be anything wrong. But I would get black Lego pieces instead and use those, while having them perfectly straight. Would look a bit cool actually smile.gif
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I threaded some string through the heatsink-I assume that's why the holes were there biggrin.gif -and then looped it around a beam running the length of my case, with just enough tension to straighten the card a little.
    
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I threaded some string through the heatsink-I assume that's why the holes were there biggrin.gif -and then looped it around a beam running the length of my case, with just enough tension to straighten the card a little.

I've been wanting to try that for like 3 months but i never get around doing it redface.gif When my fan start spinning fast it's start making a rattling noise and i think it is because of the sagging.
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