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II damaged my gpu (not sure how serious) please respond...

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1 year ago#1
I was trying to get it into the pcie slot but it would not go into the slot because of the case. I took off a surrounding sheild (what ever their called where the ports go) after the initial 2 for it but it still wont fit in. There is about 1-2 mm short of space to fit in. After putting the card down and giving up I noticed one of the connectershad been chipped off at the top ( it had to be done while I was putting it in I assume).

So how bad did I mess this up? I am feelibg pretty bad :(
1 year ago#2
It was not chipped all the way but about 1/4 of it I think I see the gold on my mobo so should I get that off as well?
1 year ago#3
SoulreaperX112 posted...
After putting the card down and giving up I noticed one of the connectershad been chipped off at the top ( it had to be done while I was putting it in I assume).

I did that once to a GPU and it still worked fine. About the only thing you can do is see if it works.
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1 year ago#4
I cant get it in and I am honestly a bit too nervous to do it now. I know I will not be able to sleep at all with it on my mind
1 year ago#5
If it helps I have the corsair 200r and asrock extreme 3 z87 lga 1150.
1 year ago#6
photos!
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1 year ago#7
of course It turns out two are messed up. I guess you cant learn unless you learn from your mistakes... yup that sounds about right :(

Heres an album of two pics:
http://imgur.com/a/0fXLN

I am going to have to go to sleep in a bit I am feeling pretty stupid atm though.
1 year ago#8
the gold pathing is still complete to the chip, you just nicked the end a bit. give it a try i bet it would still work.
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1 year ago#9
I'm not really seeing anything majorly wrong here at all.
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1 year ago#10
Looks fairly minor to me.
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