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Windows 7: Low profile card in NON low profile case worked!

08 Apr 2017   #1
danni1of2

windows 7/10 pro 32/64 bit (dual boot)
 
 
Low profile card in NON low profile case worked!

much to my disappointment I found out that the HP Compaq DC 5800 micro tower desktop computer is not built squarely. (happen with two PCs of same type)This means that if I use extension cards built for this size case I am unable to put the cover on my PC because part of the card protrudes when it is snapped in securely. I however have found a way around this problem: this time when buying my expansion video card I purposely chose a low profile one. This shortened the mounting bracket of the card and enough that I am now able to snap the side cover on my PC


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09 Apr 2017   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Yep got to love micro cases
You can always do a transplant
Modifing old desktop machine in new case Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums
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