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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    Yes.


    OMG I'M SO STUPID!
    You're not. These are things any first-time builder needs to get used to. If you need any more help, feel free to request it, there's more than enough people on here to assist you.

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    I have too many screws! Wich ones do I use to screw down the MB with? (After I've used the standoffs). What does it say on the bag?

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    I keep saying "Use motherboardstands" so often I feel retarded in doing so, and people complain when I do..
    This will encourage me to keep saying it whenever someone has troubles ^^

    Which case do you have, Platinus? The Arc? If so, use the ones that on the box (that the screws came in) says they are motherboard screws. :]

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    I bought the Phantom. (Read signature, duh :P) I couldn't find it in White so I got the black one.

    Now the screws are either 6-32 screw or the ones without name, wich i suspect is from Gigabyte.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    I have too many screws! Wich ones do I use to screw down the MB with? (After I've used the standoffs). What does it say on the bag?
    Take one of the left over standoffs and check it with the different screws that you have.

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    Oh, Phantom *nose wrinkles*
    Well. They usually have a head consisting of part hexa-screw and part round-screw (below the hexagonal), if you understand what I'm trying to say.
    They could have a bit of the screw that's "slät och inte skruvad".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yobtar View Post
    Take one of the left over standoffs and check it with the different screws that you have.
    They both work, one goes down deeper tho, should I use that one?

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    Let's not make it harder than it really is, shall we

    Try screwing them in gently, whichever fits better should be used? Don't force it in and if it feels tough to screw or you can't get it tight enough, you probably have wrong ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    Let's not make it harder than it really is, shall we

    Try screwing them in gently, whichever fits better should be used? Don't force it in and if it feels tough to screw or you can't get it tight enough, you probably have wrong ones.
    Haha, sorry. My first build and don't want anything to go wrong!

    I tried the ones that went deeper and they seemed to work fine.

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    Dude too big!! Resize to less than 800x600 or just provide links to the pics.

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    Last edited by tetrisGOAT; 2011-11-21 at 09:11 PM.

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    As much as I love your triple screen setup, thumbnails please.

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    Bah, can't figure out where to put the phantom front connectors and such. The manual doesn't really cover that..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    Bah, can't figure out where to put the phantom front connectors and such. The manual doesn't really cover that..
    Basicly, the front connectors should be labeled with someting, like USB or HD AUDIO. Search the motherboard manual, especially read up on the bottom ports of your motherboard, that's where all the connectors are (notice the blocks with pins in them, that's where your connectors go in, usually they're labeled on the mobo aswell but it doesn't hurt to read up on them).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinus View Post
    Bah, can't figure out where to put the phantom front connectors and such. The manual doesn't really cover that..
    They should be labeled. The motherboard should also have these colourcoded so that you can cross-reference with the (motherboard)manual.

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    Take a look at this image. Its a Z68X motherboard, so it should be similar to yours. It's that piece in the bottom left hand corner of the image. Each color represents something on the front IO panel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Motherboard model?
    Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 REV 1.0
    Quote Originally Posted by Prixie View Post
    Basicly, the front connectors should be labeled with someting, like USB or HD AUDIO. Search the motherboard manual, especially read up on the bottom ports of your motherboard, that's where all the connectors are (notice the blocks with pins in them, that's where your connectors go in, usually they're labeled on the mobo aswell but it doesn't hurt to read up on them).
    But there are some pins that don't have a similar name on the motherboard if you know what I mean. Well, I'm going to bed now, I'll have to work on it more tomorrow.

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