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Zenko

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Me being a noob did not install the motherboard with the standoffs at the bottom so the motherboard was touching the metal part of the case. Could this be why the computer never turned on? Did I screw up my motherboard?

Any comments will help thanks!
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Did some homework and turns out it was just a case shortage, always use standoffs :)
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Welcome, haha yep, always use standoffs... Also that way the I/O panel on the rear will line up correctly with the bracket.

Good work on getting yourself an answer, did it work after fixing it up?
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I forced the I/O panel to fit right so after taking off the motherboard and placing the standoffs everything fit nicely.

Yup no more case shortage everything runs smooth now.

My first build and only one problem! heh
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:)
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