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Lost screws for am4 motherboard brackets

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Im in a bit of an awkward situation where i bought a new cooler for my cpu because i was using the stock cooler for r5 3600 and thought i should upgrade it just for better temps and acoustics but completely forgot i needed the brackets for my motherboard thankfully i found them but lost 2 of the screws are there any screws i can use as a replacement or something ?

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They're just machined screws, take one of the screws you already have, measure the diameter, go to a hardware shop and buy similar, cut to length if needed.

[edit] take a screw with you and ask for help if unsure.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, paddy-stone said:

They're just machined screws, take one of the screws you already have, measure the diameter, go to a hardware shop and buy similar, cut to length if needed.

[edit] take a screw with you and ask for help if unsure.

ill look into its just i didnt want to go through too much hassle, never really did anything like that before

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11 minutes ago, LoafOfToast said:

ill look into its just i didnt want to go through too much hassle, never really did anything like that before

What I mentioned is probably the quickest way. Alternatively you can measure the screws and/or buy from ebay/amazon etc.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, paddy-stone said:

What I mentioned is probably the quickest way. Alternatively you can measure the screws and/or buy from ebay/amazon etc.

yeah lll try the first thing you mentioned sometime soon but probably not today, i cant really be bothered rn to go to a hardware shop but thanks for the help bud xd

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1 hour ago, LoafOfToast said:

yeah lll try the first thing you mentioned sometime soon but probably not today, i cant really be bothered rn to go to a hardware shop but thanks for the help bud xd

np, just assumed you wanted to get it sorted soon. Hell, I can't wait to get my builds done, once I start I go until it's done no matter how tired and frustrated I get sometimes :D

 


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