Can't remove metal covers to install graphics card?
Hey guys, first time builder here, I just got all of my parts in the mail and was just just about to install my graphics card when I noticed that the covers don't seem to want to move. The case (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811322048) is apparently tool-less installation of things and there are little red braces that swing off of each of the covers to let you remove them but I can't for the life of me figure out how. I don't want to bend anything because I doubt that would end well and was wondering if any of you had dealt with something like this before and had a possible solution? Thank you in advance for any and all help.
Have you seen how to do it on the video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gcZHVIw1XfQ#t=119
BMOSound said:Have you seen how to do it on the video? http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gcZHVIw1XfQ#t=119
Yeah I unlocked the hinges but I thought the black covers come off as well so the graphics card can fit ? That's the part I'm having trouble with
BMOSound said:Not sure if you've tried . But have you tried pulling them upwards?
Just tried it out they don't seem to want to move it's like they're welded into the case and I don't see any screws to take out either. Any other suggestions?
EDIT: Does any of this help? http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4912/sentey_gs_6070_ii_abaddom_mid_tower_chassis_review/index2.html
One more edit: I'm a total newbie to PC building so I'm probably just making a dumb mistake and not realizing it, any ideas to something I could have easily overlooked?
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Calvin7 said:According to your link, there are seven break-out expansion slot covers. That means you need to knock out the break-out covers with some hand tools. Place a screwdriver on the cover and strike it. Then you can twist the cover to break it free.
So I bend them inwards towards the inside of the case or outwards? (Also thanks I think you're right I had the same idea but didn't want to break anything off in case I was breaking something in the case I wasn't supposed to lol.