replaced motherboard

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  1. Zetta_x
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    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

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    I finished replacing my motherboard and I noticed the piece lying around. I think it mounts somewhere underneath the motherboard but I am not sure. Is it important?


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    It looks like a mounting/riser or back plate for a heat sink (if you have a massive one you probably do not want little plastic spearhead type things causing all sorts of stress on the polyweave board) although I would possibly accuse it being upside down there. There should be a parts list in the manual for it.
     
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    Sweet! Thanks for the information, it does mount on the back of the motherboard (near where there is an open gap for the case). Right on with it being upside down [​IMG]