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Damn these EK Full Cover Blocks Are HEAVY!!

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Man are these things heavy, feels like it's gonna just rip my GPU right off the motherboard. Is any bracket needed for these things?
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it will put zero stress on everything once the card is screwed into place
    
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it will put zero stress on everything once the card is screwed into place
Well I have it screwed into place but it looks like it's leaning a little bit. As in the end of the card where the PSU jack is looks lower than where it's screwed in.
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It is heavy and it will stress the card. Make sure the card is screwed/clamped in place at the back and you'll be fine, PCB can bend without problems
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Prop it up with something......A little GPU jack maybe...
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I use the power wires positioned to relieve some stress.
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I felt that way about my tuniq. It's been in there for like a year now though and so far nothing has broken. :]


I had to type those post twice 'cuz I bluescreened.



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You definitely get what you pay for
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
It is heavy and it will stress the card. Make sure the card is screwed/clamped in place at the back and you'll be fine, PCB can bend without problems
my friend bend his ps2 motherboard and had both ends with it breaking it in half well thats what he said so idk.
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post #10 of 11
Buy one of these cardkeepers.

I never put a heavy heatsink/waterblock on a VGA card without using one. You can even paint it whatever color you like to make your case look cooler
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