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When screwing into the stand offs should i do it tight or not to tight? i was reading some where some one saying if you screw in fully tight to them you can cause a short.

really worried im going to end up shorting stuff out with my case.
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Nah you won't. I put them in finger tight. Well...I mean to say as tight as I can get them with just my fingers. Never had one come loose or undone. You'll be fine bro.
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When screwing into the stand offs should i do it tight or not to tight? i was reading some where some one saying if you screw in fully tight to them you can cause a short.

really worried im going to end up shorting stuff out with my case.

Well, if you go totally crazy with it, you could crush the mobo I guess. Just snug the screws down into the standoffs. They don't have to be very tight, just enough to keep them from falling out.
 
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