Big donut washer things for system board?

Discussion in 'Computing and Networks' started by spinnaker, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. spinnaker

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    Just got in a new tower case and system board. The case came with these big soft washers.

    I don't remember ever getting these things. Where do they go? Under or on top of the system board? Or somewhere else?

    Case instructions don't list them at all.
     
  2. StayatHomeElectronics

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    Maybe they hold the case up off of the desk? Just a guess...
     
  3. KJ6EAD

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    There are only two places where a shock isolator would make sense: to mount a hard drive and to mount a fan.
     
  4. BillO

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    Can you post a photo?
     
  5. spinnaker

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    I think they are probably shock mounts like KJ mentioned.

    But I got the system built and it does not work at all. I am going to test the PSU and post a new thread if PSU tests OK.

    :(
     
  6. spinnaker

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    Hey got it up and running. :)

    Not sure what the issue was, maybe a loose connector.
     
  7. electronis whiz

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    i have seen these not very often generaly there used between the motherboard back and the case on some systems. i beleve has to do with preventing the bord from shorting out.
     
  8. R!f@@

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    I believe it goes between ur bum and the chair.
     
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