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hey guys so i need to get some more screwes and i dont know what size they are

so u know when u install the motherboard into the case, you put the little gold spacers into the case then u put the motherboard on and then u screw it in with screws,

WHAT SIZE screws are those?
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post #2 of 7
They are generally 6/32.
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i believe 6/32
    
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post #4 of 7
Most commonly 6-32 x 1/4; some manufacturers (e.g. Lian-Li) like to throw in a monkey wrench and use metric screw sizes, but they're in the minority.
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post #5 of 7
Even if you don't have like a big name computer store in your area you go to the small mom and pop stores and they'll usually give them away.
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Even if you don't have like a big name computer store in your area you go to the small mom and pop stores and they'll usually give them away.
nice man, thats exacly what i did, and guy hooked me up with 20 of them, happy camper here
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post #7 of 7
You should probably double check the thread on the top (motherboard side) of the standoffs you were given. An M3 thread is becoming more common (with a 6-32 base). I suspect the reasoning is twofold: the smaller body of the M3 allows a little more leeway in position tolerance. That could be an issue with multi-stage tooling. Also they are less likely to back out and loosen up with vibration.

I don't see the 6-32 base going away anytime soon however, because it works well in pierce and tap holes (high volume steel cases) and is less sensitive to any paint that might be present at the leading thread - much less likely to strip out.

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