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Are they the right size? I've heard before that there are two similar but slightly different size motherboard standoff screws (one based on metric, the other on imperial) so if you didn't change screws or mixed them up or something you might be having issues because of that.

 

 

Did you use the NZXT supplied standoffs or the ones from the old case? Every NZXT case I've bought has come with a hex-patterned head to put over the standoffs and has a Philips slot on the opposite side for screwing in the standoffs...don't remember them being terribly difficult to get down tight. Did you cross-thread them? that could also explain why they've come loose.

 yeah realised the problem. I wasnt using the supplied standoffs with the NZXT case, the other screws would get tight but not tight enough, so i replaced them all with the supplied standoff screws thanks guys!!

I bought an MSI Gaming 3 and an NZXT H440 and am having issues with the MB standoffs.

 

I transferred my MB from a Corsair SPEC-02 to an NZXT H440 and the motherboard standoff screws were a b**** to screw in! And even some of the screws have come loose now (about a month after installed MB) and I was wondering if anyone has any tips on MB standoffs, I noticed no one else had a thread about motherboard standoffs

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I bought an MSI Gaming 3 and an NZXT H440 and am having issues with the MB standoffs.

 

I transferred my MB from a Corsair SPEC-02 to an NZXT H440 and the motherboard standoff screws were a b**** to screw in! And even some of the screws have come loose now (about a month after installed MB) and I was wondering if anyone has any tips on MB standoffs, I noticed no one else had a thread about motherboard standoffs

 

Are they the right size? I've heard before that there are two similar but slightly different size motherboard standoff screws (one based on metric, the other on imperial) so if you didn't change screws or mixed them up or something you might be having issues because of that.

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I bought an MSI Gaming 3 and an NZXT H440 and am having issues with the MB standoffs.

 

I transferred my MB from a Corsair SPEC-02 to an NZXT H440 and the motherboard standoff screws were a b**** to screw in! And even some of the screws have come loose now (about a month after installed MB) and I was wondering if anyone has any tips on MB standoffs, I noticed no one else had a thread about motherboard standoffs

Did you use the NZXT supplied standoffs or the ones from the old case? Every NZXT case I've bought has come with a hex-patterned head to put over the standoffs and has a Philips slot on the opposite side for screwing in the standoffs...don't remember them being terribly difficult to get down tight. Did you cross-thread them? that could also explain why they've come loose.

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Are they the right size? I've heard before that there are two similar but slightly different size motherboard standoff screws (one based on metric, the other on imperial) so if you didn't change screws or mixed them up or something you might be having issues because of that.

 

 

Did you use the NZXT supplied standoffs or the ones from the old case? Every NZXT case I've bought has come with a hex-patterned head to put over the standoffs and has a Philips slot on the opposite side for screwing in the standoffs...don't remember them being terribly difficult to get down tight. Did you cross-thread them? that could also explain why they've come loose.

 yeah realised the problem. I wasnt using the supplied standoffs with the NZXT case, the other screws would get tight but not tight enough, so i replaced them all with the supplied standoff screws thanks guys!!

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