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Introduction

Use this guide to replace a faulty or outdated GPU, in this case, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 in a HAF 912 case.

The graphics card, or GPU, is a piece of hardware that allows a computer to display images and videos more effectively. A failing video card can lead to crashes and issues running certain software.

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    • Unplug all the external cables from the computer and ensure that the power supply is switched off.

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    • Remove the case side panel by applying pressure to the side and sliding the side panel toward the back of the case.

    • Some cases may have screws that must be removed or tabs that must be pressed before the siding will slide off.

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    • Pinch the lock at the end of the GPU power cable and carefully disconnect it.

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    • Remove the two Philips #1 mounting screws that attach the GPU to the inside of the case.

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    • Press down the locking tab at the base of the GPU.

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    • Remove the GPU from the case. If it does not move, check to make sure that steps 3-5 were properly performed.

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    • When inserting a replacement GPU, ensure that the base is lined up properly with the appropriate slot on the motherboard.

    • Once the replacement GPU is lined up, press down until you hear a click or can see that the locking tab is flipped up again.

Conclusion

To finish reassembly, follow steps 2-4 in reverse order.

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