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Problem! Please help! Do I have a crooked Motherboard?

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Ok, so I just got my GTX580. But when I try to install it the metal piece in the back where you're supposed to fasten it for support is a little bit off:


See, it has to go to the left just a little bit. (BTW I removed 3 slots for some extra manoeuvring space).


This is my first build and I'm afraid to break something. When I put a bit of pressure on it the whole motherboard and case wall moves.

Is it supposed to fit like this? Please help!
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post #2 of 4
iv had that happen befor just push the back so it lines up and screw it in it will be fine.
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Ok tnx! It's my first build and I got really nervous when I saw the whole motherboard moving when I pushed it in. Seemed like I was putting a lot of strain on the entire PCI-E slot area and the part of the card where it connects. But If you're sure, I trust you
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post #4 of 4
From the picture, it looks like the 'mis-alignment' is not small. It seems to me that you need to physically push the card in order to line up the 2 holes for the screw to go through.
Are you sure you have properly installed the graphic card, fully inserted into the slot?
Misalignment does not happen often, and it is usually more due to a poor quality case than a crooked motherboard. And I think the chance is slim that a quality case like your 800D is crooked.
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