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post #1 of 10
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I finally have all of my components in and here I am trying to put in the motherboard and things really are not happening.

Case: Rosewill Destroyer

MOBO: gigabyte ATX board

SHOULDNT be a problem.... The deal is that if I put the standoffs (all two of them that came with the case) on the mobo tray it raises the mobo too high to fit inside the slots for the I/O panel. I really dont know what I am doing wrong here!
     
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post #2 of 10
Are you sure you've used the right ones? Is there any smaller ones that came with it?

Also have you checked they are screwed in fully and properly?
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post #3 of 10
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Originally Posted by Fatality292 View Post
Are you sure you've used the right ones? Is there any smaller ones that came with it?

Also have you checked they are screwed in fully and properly?


I really appreciate you not calling me out for being stupid ^

I discovered the bad translation was misleading and these have raised slots already there for "standoffs" and the brass ones that came with it are for mATX

...this is where I hide under a rock for freaking out for nothing.

     
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post #4 of 10
you should only need 6-9 standoffs depending on the motherboard
not all of them
look at the board, and only use the locations with holes
post #5 of 10
you are not the 1st one to make that mistake.
and you won't be the last!

read some overclocking guides, become familiar with the bios, and yell if you need help. go get 'em
post #6 of 10
There are times when I've thought that the mobo would be too high, turns out it's not. Try again perhaps?
post #7 of 10
i had the same thing happen to me when I was building my computer. The thermaltake v3 had built in stand-offs. At first I was like ***?! why did I only get 2 stand offs? Only to realize after some looking and online reading that their already there! hahaha, we all learn ey?
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Man... I love this place. You guys rock, thanks for the support. I am finishing the assembly tomorrow and I will make a thread if anyone cares to see how this novice did!
     
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Originally Posted by DCSRM View Post
Man... I love this place. You guys rock, thanks for the support. I am finishing the assembly tomorrow and I will make a thread if anyone cares to see how this novice did!
I'm looking forward to seeing the cable management possibilities of this case. Take some good pics of your experience of the cable management please...I'm always looking for tips and tricks to make it look better
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Originally Posted by DCSRM View Post
Man... I love this place. You guys rock, thanks for the support. I am finishing the assembly tomorrow and I will make a thread if anyone cares to see how this novice did!
we all love pictures! haha, cant wait to see what you have got.
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