standoffs Tags: Motherboards Last response: December 25, 2006 12:17 AM in Motherboards Share ganjaman December 24, 2006 4:12:51 AM i am confused about the standoffs on my GA 965P S3. could some one please tell me if all the holes ( excluding the CPU fan holes) on the board require stand offs? here is a pic of the board, i was wondering if the holes with the silver dots around them are for stand offs. http://www.betanews.net/imagedb/thumb/2006/0808/d6cadf6... More about : standoffs NotAPimecone December 24, 2006 4:30:57 AM Pretty much, those holes are for you to screw your mobo into the standoffs, which hold the board up from below. Some cases have built-in standoffs in the standard positions, for others you have to screw the little brass hex standoffs into the holes in the case. Newf a b V Motherboard December 24, 2006 1:38:50 PM Every hole in your case tray that matches a motherboard hole should be used to mount the motherboard. Every hole in your case tray that does not match a motherboard hole should be left empty, avoiding any electrical shorts to ground. Related resources Gigabyte 970A D3P mobo standoffs don't align on case? - Forum Dont need standoffs? Or yes? - Forum Should I Buy Standoffs - Forum Does the Corsair 300R come with motherboard standoffs? - Forum Motherboard Standoffs Sizes - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ganjaman December 24, 2006 2:39:54 PM can i lay the motherboard on the case tray with out doing any damage to it? diashto December 24, 2006 2:51:38 PM You MUST use the standoffs... unless you want some pretty impressive fireworks and some blown up componants. ganjaman December 24, 2006 3:06:40 PM lol i ment to determine the stand off placeing, the screws are not going flush to the mobo so should i use the washers? diashto December 25, 2006 12:17:36 AM so long as there's nothing plugged into it, yeah. If the screws arent gripping the motherboard, get shorter screws Or your standoffs might be stripped or mis-threaded.- Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved2 mobo standoffs enough? Forum SolvedIs this case supposed to come with more standoffs? Forum SolvedHow many Standoffs does this Motherboard have? Forum SolvedDo I need case standoffs? Forum Solved[SOLVED] Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO X-Bracket screws too high to screw into AM3+ mobo? (Standoffs/Screws too short?) Forum SolvedMotherboard does not lineup with case Standoffs Forum SolvedHow do you know where to put standoffs for a Micro-ATX on an ATX Mid Tower Case? Forum SolvedMotherboard Standoffs Help Forum SolvedOne of my MotherBoard standoffs is playing up? Forum SolvedMotherboars standoffs installation Forum SolvedCase standoffs and motherboard positioning Forum SolvedI installed my motherboard witouth standoffs, can that represent a big issue? Forum SolvedStandoffs, I/O Panel, ARGH Forum SolvedMotherboard standoffs question? Forum SolvedMotherboard standoffs stripped Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !