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Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post


...listen to the man.

Your old mobo may not have had typical standoffs, perhaps there were raised areas in the case wall that the mobo rested on, but trust us. There was a gap between the mobo and the case wall/mobo tray.

no problem..... just that with this reply, its as if my advice wasnt worth anything.... but when its given by someone else, its "listen to the man".....

im not making an issue about it though, so no problems.....

as long as the dude takes all our advice and doesnt fry his board, thats what matters here.
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post #12 of 27
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no problem..... just that with this reply, its as if my advice wasnt worth anything.... but when its given by someone else, its "listen to the man".....

im not making an issue about it though, so no problems.....

as long as the dude takes all our advice and doesnt fry his board, thats what matters here.
<off topic>

...sorry... ... I see what you mean.

I did not see yours.

His post was relayed to me via e-mail by the server, so when I clicked on the link I was directed to that particular post...

...it's not personal, please don't feel bitter. The nature of forums can seem as though one does not have a voice, and is not heard. Rest assured just because I did not see your post it does not mean that dozens of other people haven't... and given you your credit.

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post #13 of 27
HP's have integrated standoffs (at least all of mine have). You may need to look and see if it does. If not, then you must splurge and spend the whole dollar for like 50 standoffs.
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post #14 of 27
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i have no idea what standoffs look like can u show me a picture or somethiing. please.
    
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post #15 of 27
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oh and i cant find any spacer on newegg
    
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post #16 of 27
If you motherboard sits on raised 'bumps' in the case it will be fine. Most HP cases have the standoff's built in as mentioned above. If the mobo tray is flat then you need standoffs. If they are built in, make sure they all line up to the holes in your new board and none ofthem contact any area of the board with out a screw hole on it.
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post #17 of 27
I would ALWAYS use motherboard standoffs. Don't risk shorting out your board!
    
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post #18 of 27
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oh.then my case do have standoffs
    
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post #20 of 27
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Originally Posted by startekee View Post
are these standoffs:
Yes they are

*EDIT*
Just saw you edited a pic in, yes those are standoffs.
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