Forum discussion tagged with screws.
  1. Question How screwed am I? (Pun intended).

    I ordered an RM650 and have honestly not been having such a dope time with it. Firstly the 24 pin modular connector doesn’t “click” into place which is something I was considering an RMA for, but worst of all I derped out on installation and used three (yes three) ventilation holes at the back...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] confused about screws

    I want to mount my monitor to a monitor arm, but for that I need to use a vesa adapter thing. I have found the adapter but to mount it to my monitor I need 4 screws, but I don't know what screws to use. I have looked on authorized samsung part distrubotors websites, but there I couldnt find out...
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    [SOLVED] Mounting adapter stuck to fan

    I recently unscrewed my CPU fan/heatsink but the mounting adapter is stuck to my heatsink (shown in images). When I try to unscrew it the mounting adapter moves along with the screw and just hits the metal plate and can't move anymore. When I try with it mounted the screw doesn't budge.
  4. darkka

    Question Missing screws

    I lost one of the heatsink screws on my gpu, its a hp oem gtx 1650 super, will i still be able to use it without the missing screw or di i have to order replacements
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    Replacement heatsink screws for laptop?

    I have the Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53. View: The laptop I got had overtightened screws, I had no choice but to yank it out because there was just no other way. Where would I find replacement screws for my model? Does anyone know where I can buy them cheap? I'm looking...
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    Question Asus Rog Strix 5700 XT Backplate Screws

    Hello! I recently bought a Asus Rog Strix 5700 XT for a really good price, however it didn't come with the backplate Screws. I was wondering, if I wanted to get replacement screws which ones should I get? Thanks for any help that you can provide, it's very much so appreciated!
  7. bencomputerhelp

    [SOLVED] Really weird graphics card/computer issue ?

    I was having issues with my computer randomly shutting off, and it started happening more often, so I decided to fix it. This is the weird part. When my graphics card(that I have haven't touched in my case for months) is screwed in tightly to the pcie brackets, it does not work. However, if I...
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    [SOLVED] How would I install an AIO on to a GPU without screws ?

    So I recently purchased the ID-COOLING Iceflow VGA aio. I assumed that my 1080ti would be compatible with it, but the screws that came with the cooler are just too short. How would I mount the cooler onto the GPU without said screws? The screws go into a bracket that then connects to the cooler...
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    [SOLVED] First PC Build: Just got my Asus motherboard, and it didn't come with screws. How do I know what screws to use to secure the mobo?

    As the title says. I bought an Asus Maximus VII Hero from eBay, and the seller didn't include the I/O shield or any screws. I've just ordered an I/O shield from another eBay seller. But now I am left trying to figure out what kind of screws I need to secure the mobo in my case (Corsair 4000D...
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    [SOLVED] Which screws exactly?

    Hello everyone, I am upgrading my current build, and do have a question regarding the case and PSU mounting. The case I am building into is MasterCase H500M and the PSU is Dark Power Pro 12 1500W. The question might appear silly but please bear with me since I am returning to desktop building...
  11. jahlex

    [SOLVED] GPU both mounting holes were stripped out and now screws won't tighten

    I stripped out the mounting holes of my case and now the screws can't tighten my GPU in place, they still hold it in though just not tight enough. I have a few questions about this: Is it safe to leave it like this without doing any damage to the GPU or the PCIe slot? If not, will leaving my...
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    [SOLVED] Will I be able to mount this 120mm PC case fan dust filter in the middle fan holes of this 360mm PC case fan?

    Hello all, I am planning on buying this 360mm case fan: However, I am planning on covering both sides of this 360mm PC case fan with individual...
  13. Blazedsrr

    Question Aio Block won't screw into bracket intel 1151

    My coolermaster master liquid ml240 v2s block will not screw down Us my the included screws to the standoffs that were also provided. The screws will barely go in on one side and the other ones can't get close enough to the standoffs under the bracket to screw on. I push very hard on it and it...
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    [SOLVED] Laptop not powering on after SSD and HDD replace

    Hello! So today I replaced my HDD and installed a new SSD on my Asus VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD and everything went fine. After I've screwed the carcass back on, I tried powering on the laptop and nothing happened, not even a light or something. I thought that maybe I haven't connected the battery...
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    [SOLVED] Do I need to screw in all the motherboard screws?

    My current motherboard has 6 screws and 6 standoffs and I am planning on upgrading it soon. The problem is that there are 9 screw holes on the motherboard I am upgrading to. I ordered some standoffs but completely forgot about the screws (my bad lmao). If I put all the standoffs in, can I leave...
  16. RealSmoke

    [SOLVED] Cannot open case as it has no screws or buttons.

    I wanted to change my gpu until i realised my case has no screws at the back besides the psu ones. There aren't any at the sides or at the front either. I can't find a button or a lever anywhere either. How am i supposed to open the case if there are no screws or buttons? Any help is...
  17. [SOLVED] CPU Cooling Screws Won’t Reach

    I’m so frustrated right now, I unscrewed the cpu cooling because I heard a bit of shaking and now I’m trying to screw it back on but it won’t reach. I’ve been at it for 2 hours now and nothing (besides messing up my thermal paste) I put the backplate to hold on the cooler but it just won’t...
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    Question Phanktek Evolv ITX Case: Long Screws For Front Fans

    This case came with a front 200mm intake fan which I replaced with 2 x 140mm fans however the 200mm fan was secured with some very long non standard screws, the case doesn't come with any more of these screws, other than containg Phantek which I have already done anyone recommend where I might...
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    [SOLVED] LG 55 B8 Stand Screw Size.

    Hey, While moving the stand screws for my 55 B8 were lost. Currently my TV is sitting in the box... Does anyone know the size of the screws so I can find new ones, or know how I can buy new ones? Does anyone have solutions that does not include wall mounting? Thank you.
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    [SOLVED] AM4 Retention Bracket Screws Confirmation

    Currently I have my Wraith Spire Installed with my Ryzen 2600, and I put all the screws that I didn't use when I built my PC into a Metal Box with my PSU Cables, and today present time I wanted to upgrade to a Ryzen 2700x because it was on sale. I haven't brought it but I was checking out some...
  21. Hash Volt

    [SOLVED] I have only 4 motherboard screws

    will there be a problem if i exclude some screws? my motherboard has 6 screw slots and i have only 4 screws
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    Question Corsair Case - Screws won’t come out

    Hi, I am working on unscrewing a part of my case (the brand is Corsair) to access something. I can’t seem to unscrew the screws however, I tried allen keys and some screwdrivers from a set I have (not computer specified screwdrivers) I can’t seem to attach a photo but they are circular shaped...
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    [SOLVED] Stripped screws on Dark Base Pro 900

    Hi, I'm looking for help in removing some screws that are stripped or basically stripped. In order to install the PSU on the Dark Base Pro 900 rev 2 you must either remove the two screws attaching the bracket to the side of the case or by removing two screws holding the back metal mesh screen in...
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    Windows 10 installation cant detect HDD

    Im using an 16gb verbatim usb I have an 1TB WD Blue HDD Ive tried using diskpart with shift + F10 but it only detects my usb My HDD is detected by the motherboard Ive had this hdd for about 3-4 months now and i dont think the age is the problem here
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    Different RAM Singles

    Hello. I'm looking at building a PC with 12GB RAM, and in my reading, I've found that you can't use 3 sticks of RAM because it will still be in singles mode. So my immediate thought process is to get a single stick of 8GB and a single stick of 4GB. I got confused here because I know you can use...
  26. M

    Router Suggestion Needed for 1 Gamer, 1 Youtube watcher

    I currently have this Linksys srx 200 WRT54GX2. Got this back in 2006 and only used it for about 6 months before I moved and haven't used since. Just haven't had the need to use it until now. We have a 85MB/s cable connection but when I watch a youtube video and my buddy plays LOL or Diablo 3...
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    Is this worth a brand new PC upgrade?

    Hello, I'm thinking about upgrading my PC soon (very likely a whole brand new PC upgrade). I would pick out part by part and put everything together for a brand new upgrade if it was few years ago. However, things are getting busy for me now, so I think I will just buy a good and worth-it...
  28. R

    Why does my game get severe game lag and screen tear when frames are lower

    can anyone explain why when i play any game, my game begins to get slower in response and has lots of screen tear. for example, when im on gta 5, i average around 100fps on everything max (except from aa) and when i go to different places, my game begin sto get slower and get screen tearing. i...
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    what cgi apps to ues with windows 8

    what biginer cgi apps should i use with windows 8
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    Raid setup questions!

    Hi all, can someone with raid experience please explain the best way to set up a raid setup with two ssds one a fresh one i just installed and one that is currently my c drive (i also have a HDD) i understand that setting up a raid will wipe both drives, so how do i setup a raid with a drive...
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    Red motherboards in stock

    I've been looking to upgrade my pc for some time now keeping the same CPU (i7 4790). I am getting a GTX 1060 6GB MSI and I would like to change from my stock Lenovo motherboard. I have found it very hard to find a motherboard with red accents under 100$. I was also wondering what the most...
  32. Jason Bowers

    Computer starts starts then shutsoff

    So about three months ago I got my computer built and everything was running just fine, until recently. I was just watching Twitch when all of a sudden my computer shut off. I tried turning it back on to it starting then shutting right off, not posting at all. I brought it to a local computer...
  33. mrsnooch

    Upgrading from 2600k (Gaming/Rendering)

    Hi, I am beginning to outgrow my current CPU, the 2600k @ 4.2Ghz. I have been looking at the 7700K as I do game, however I also render a fair amount of h.264 videos so have also been looking at the 6850K. The annoying thing is, one is clearly better at gaming and one is clearly better at...
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    Which laptop would be best for editing (I believe either would be a good choice)

    They there, as you can see from the title i'm in the market for a new laptop for video editing at 1080 60fps and maybe 4k 30fps in the future. I'm not made of money so i've prepared to spend £900 MAX, i've found two laptops, either this...
  35. K

    Is My GTX 750 TI Failing?

    Okay so this all started on the 25th of February. I was playing Minecraft and all of a sudden my screen turned black on the game only (Note that it wasn't in fullscreen). I didn't question it and just restarted my game. It kept happening again and again. I decided to test other games and it was...
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    Whether my case is an ATX Micro ATX?

    I don't know whether my computer case is an atx or micro atx. So I'm having a link of my cabinet. Please tell me type of which case is it...
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    TP-Link (TL-WN822N V.3) does not work on windows 10

    Hello community, I have this wireless network adapter from tp-link, I tried for hours to get it to work but I just simply can't find the driver for it. It is not listed anywhere for Windows 10 and it is very frustrating because it is new. I was wondering if anyone had the same problem and by...
  38. M

    Motherboard Bent Pins?

    Could someone tell me if I have any bent pins in my new MoBo pls? If I have how could I fix this? FYI, this is a Asus Maximus VII Hero...
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    Locked Skylake i5 or AMD FX Eight Core for Streaming?

    The i5 I am planning to buy is either the 6400 or 6500 (still deciding, help maybe?) but there is also the FX series with eight cores like 8350 or 8320. Which would be best for streaming with good performance at 720p60 stream quality?
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    Detection driver error. Contact AMD for assistance

    Hello I just removed my windows 7 and installed again Windows 7 SP.1 Ultimate and when i was installing the graphics card (Radeon r9 270x Sapphire Toxic) drivers and error window came up and it said "Detection driver error. Contact AMD for assistance" and then another window came up and it...