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what are the three screw holes for in the back of the new 400 - 500 series cards on the back end of the card there are three threaded screw holes. Any one know what they are for.
 
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To get screwed.
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what are the three screw holes for in the back of the new 400 - 500 series cards on the back end of the card there are three threaded screw holes. Any one know what they are for.
The 3 holes are for installing a steel bracket which is inserted into a slot of the chassis so that the card is securely fixed at that end. This is typical of Dell cards. See the pic below for an example.
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To get screwed.

+rep


Also these holes are for different fans connections.
Nothing to worry about.
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The 3 holes are for installing a steel bracket which is inserted into a slot of the chassis so that the card is securely fixed at that end. This is typical of Dell cards. See the pic below for an example.
okay thanks plus rep for that I wondered if I can use it to mount a fan on the back of two cards in sli...

But thanks for your answer plus rep...
 
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