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Old 08-07-2006, 05:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Gold mounting screws

Do you have to have all gold screws for the mother board? Picked up a new case today and I ran out of the gold ones when putting in the board. I do have some of the silver around but am not sure if I can mix them for the last 2 holes? Id like to not have to buy 2 more gold ones if possible but will if necessary. Everything is closed tonight though and I doubt ill find them.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Old 08-07-2006, 05:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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They're brass. Usually the ones below the motherboard are brass, and the ones above are aluminum.

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Old 08-07-2006, 06:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I doubt you will need the same ones. All those screws do is hold the motherboard in place. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
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Old 08-07-2006, 06:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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All the brass ones under the motherboard MUST be the same, if they vary in height, the motherboard will be bent up in some places, and that would cause damage. The top screws don't matter though.
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