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Stripped screws in a 3090, help?!

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by WhereHere1, 24 Oct 2021.

  1. WhereHere1

    Gangster

    Joined: 10 Jun 2017

    Posts: 285

    Hi, ok so I got a used 3090.

    swapped the pads.

    however two of the screws have stripped.

    stupid because I was using Ifixit 00 screws for them, how can such an expensive board use cheap screws?!

    ok so I can leave the card how it is as it’s running fine, but I can’t clean it or anything.

    any advice on how to remove the stripped screws? Oh and the screws that are stripped are located around the chip, not the backplate.
     
  2. LtMatt

    Caporegime

    Joined: 12 Jul 2007

    Posts: 36,186

    Location: United Kingdom

    Just leave it alone and be thankful its working.
     
  3. Distracted

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 30 Aug 2018

    Posts: 2,482


    Stripped the heads or the threads? And do you have replacement screws if needed?