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post #1 of 24
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About an hour after CityLink Closes a guy turns up at my door with the parts... Now im sitting but i really am stuck on how to do this.

I have the motherboard in the only place it can be but not all the screws want to go in.

I removed the PCI-E slot covers as it recommends that first, i put my GPU in to see if it would fit and well it dont, seems to be to "Tall"

What should i do about the Mobo?
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post #2 of 24
pull the board out and screw the screws in,could be poor finishing of the mounts.
your card takes up 2 slots i think,move it to another slot.
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Yh took out two Slots of the GPU. The board is right but if i screw a few in the it begins to bend and make it out of shape...

If i leave a few screws out will it cause problems?
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post #4 of 24
they ground the board out but i have got an p4 northwood which only has 2 screws holding it in.......

check that the standoff mounts are not bent or cross threaded.
if the board is bending,i suggest not forcing it,back the screws off till its flat
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post #5 of 24
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they seem to be fine. It will have 6 screws to hold it, should be more than enough.
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post #6 of 24
keep component handling to a minimum,ground yourself by touching a radiator. or get an anti static strap.
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post #7 of 24
It shouldn't bend the board simply by using all the screws, they are all made to be used. Something is wrong with the mounting behind the board. Have you ensured that all the stand-offs are the same height?

Wait, what's too tall? The GPU or the area for it? If the opening seems to tall you are using stand-offs correct?
     
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post #8 of 24
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First time building mate. I got no idea what you mean by standoffs..
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post #9 of 24
the little golden hexagonal bolts that you are (hopefully) screwing the board on to?
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 1/5/11 at 12:28pm
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post #10 of 24
http://dl.maximumpc.com/galleries/80...pc_07_full.jpg

That is what a standoff looks like, they are under your motherboard. Make sure they are all the same height.
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