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Can I damage pcie slot by pulling gpu a little to check if it's secure?

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Hello I installed my new gpu and when I installed it I pulled it a little to check if it's secure in the Pcie slot before placing the screws. It's all good right?

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It's most likely fine.

 

Usually if you hear the click, then it's mounted properly.

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Yeah, it's all fine :)

 

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It's probably fine, but to answer your original question, YES you can damage the PCIe slot by pulling on the GPU, but only if you pull really hard and the CPU is "locked" in via a latching mechanism (that most boards today have.) 

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Yes and no. You can, but you shouldn't have any issues unless you pulled really hard. Anyone who's ever had to put a GPU in or out on a board with tight spacing getting to a PCI-E retention clip will tell you they've given their card a modest yank when it's still secured more than once.

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1 hour ago, Crunchy Dragon said:

It's most likely fine.

 

Usually if you hear the click, then it's mounted properly.

I think I didn't hear a sound but when I leave the gpu hanging it doesn't fall. And when I push it in it doesn't go further

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43 minutes ago, CarlBar said:

Yes and no. You can, but you shouldn't have any issues unless you pulled really hard. Anyone who's ever had to put a GPU in or out on a board with tight spacing getting to a PCI-E retention clip will tell you they've given their card a modest yank when it's still secured more than once.

As you can see mine is really tight

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