View Full Version : Motherboard Help (Just got an 8800 GTS)
07-30-07, 09:41 PM
Hey guys, I have an A8n-sli and my radeon just went so I figured i'd go get an 8800... I just tried putting it in, and it's obstructed by (Sorry for the lack of a technical term.. I dont know this stuff) 4 or 5 cylindrical objects on the mobo.
I can fit it in the second SLI slot, but the computer seems to not want to boot with that. What can I do?! Any help is appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
You talking about the 4 just in front of the slot near a screw hole? Hmmm... Is the card making contact with them before it even gets seated or what?
07-31-07, 09:05 AM
Strange, I've seen people fit 8800GTS cards on that mobo just fine.
07-31-07, 09:42 AM
Where is it obstructed?
4 or 5 cylindrical objects on the mobo.
Maybe the ones at the back of the board?
Perhaps an 8800 on a non-reference PCB?
FWIW, I had a card once that the bottom bracket screw hit a cap. I just took the one screw out and ran it anyways. I dunno the extent of your interference, but a simple screw like that can be left out as long as the card is secure.
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