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Will my motherboard still work?

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June 27, 2014 11:48:35 AM

I recently got some of the parts to build my computer. Two of them were the Motherboard and the Case. I had trouble installing the motherboard inside the case because of the prongs on the motherboard. While struggling to get it lined up with the mounting points, the bottom of the motherboard touched the metal case several times. Will my motherboard still work? Or is it shorted out? Thanks.

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June 27, 2014 11:58:45 AM

Your board will be just fine. The board is connected to the case by metal standoffs so touching the motherboard directly to the case won't hurt anything as long as you didn't see any sparks from static.
June 27, 2014 12:05:04 PM

Id have to say that as long as you did not have power on and you and the case were grounded then your fine.
the main bored is grounded to the case but only when mounted and fix down.
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