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Risers!
Did you put in risers?
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post #62 of 65
We already discussed the standoffs... and the answer was no.

Hence the short circuit and the smoke...
    
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post #63 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by !SHaRK! View Post
well i couldnt find any where mentioning it, and even thou it look suspecios i didint think twice. but i still dont know how to put them in. i cant find any guidline to do it
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/145
post #64 of 65
Quote:
wow. everyone juse gave up when they realised you didnt use the standoffs.
No they didn't. It was very late in the UK by that time and I needed sleep.
I did think standoffs...but every time i've asked people if they used standoffs I usually get berated by the OP.
Anyway other people on here have done such things with no damage.
The standoffs should screw or clip in.
First try it out out of the case on an anti-static bag.
Worst case scenario is you have to RMA...
post #65 of 65
Ahhh seen this happen sooo many times..
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