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does anyone know offhand the overall height from the surface of the mobo pan, to the highest point of a riser card in an atx pc?

- (need height from here...)
|
|
| (pci bracket)
|
|
[-------------mobo------------------------------------------------]
| (standard standoff - not including threads)
------------------------------------------------------------------- <--pan surface
(^ to here)


I am lookin for the distance between pan surface and top of bracket. Since some of you build cases from scratch I was hoping someone had some info, or can point me to a spec somewhere.

thanks
Edited by CattleRustler - 6/16/08 at 5:45pm
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post #2 of 8
There are two common heights, a short and slightly taller towers.. then the odd very tall ones...
I had to dig some out and measure them.
Common is usually 6mm

That is likely where your problem lies.

With one friends case, we had to add washers because it sat just little bit off and his cards wouldn't set correctly.

BTW, top of MB surface to PCI mount is 110mm
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that sounds like just the stand off thanks but thats not what I am asking
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Reply edited... for the height factor you requested...
110mm
I was just throwing at you some added relative info

I can get an accurate pan to PCI mount measurement ATM... BRB.
    
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From pan to PCI mount surface measurement 117mm ..
Thats form a Sonata III which uses the 6mm standoffs.
    
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I got 114mm; that's with 6mm standoffs (easy to measure since it's an acrylic case)
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thanks guys!
+rep Radodrill, sorry The Duke
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117mm = 4.606 inches
that'll work
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