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GPU HDMI port won't fit/align with the case

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As the title suggests, The GPU HDMI cable won't fit with the GPU HDMI port because the port doesn't align with the case.

GPU : Gigabyte Gaming RX 580 8GB
Casing : Golden Field G9B

What options do I have to fix it?

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Solution
with PC disconected from power.
1. Remove Graphics card
2. loose the screws that hold motherboard
3. Refit GPU ensuring HDMI Cable fits correctly
4. Tighten Accessable motherboard Screws
5. Remove GPU and tighten rest of motherboard screws
6. Refit GPU Check HDMI cable still lines up and fit properly
Reconnect power and boot pc
Follow this, what Dorset's saying is use the play available in the screw positions to allow a fraction more space not that it's built wrong.
This or Dremel it.
Find a skinny hdmi or swap the case.
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Your options are that something isn't installed correctly or something has a terrible design fault. And almost every time, its option 1.
Make sure the motherboard is installed in the correct position and that everything is straight.
 

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with PC disconected from power.
1. Remove Graphics card
2. loose the screws that hold motherboard
3. Refit GPU ensuring HDMI Cable fits correctly
4. Tighten Accessable motherboard Screws
5. Remove GPU and tighten rest of motherboard screws
6. Refit GPU Check HDMI cable still lines up and fit properly
Reconnect power and boot pc
 
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Your options are that something isn't installed correctly or something has a terrible design fault. And almost every time, its option 1.
Make sure the motherboard is installed in the correct position and that everything is straight.
I've opened the case and checked if something was installed incorrectly. But didn't find anything out of place. The motherboard was screwed exactly in it's position. But the build of the case was slightly off. I guess the design doesn't go with the GPU.
 
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Remove the GPU from the case and inspect the PCI slot bracket on the card, it's possibly bent or loose.
 
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It's the case design, saw this way too many times, mostly on cheap PC cases.

1). Either change HDMI cable for some other HDMI cable with less "meat" behind HDMI connector or...

2). ..."shave" a bit (carefuly, take you time) plastic/metal behind cable HDMI connector. I did this few times with scalpel or small hand grinder.
 
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with PC disconected from power.
1. Remove Graphics card
2. loose the screws that hold motherboard
3. Refit GPU ensuring HDMI Cable fits correctly
4. Tighten Accessable motherboard Screws
5. Remove GPU and tighten rest of motherboard screws
6. Refit GPU Check HDMI cable still lines up and fit properly
Reconnect power and boot pc
Follow this, what Dorset's saying is use the play available in the screw positions to allow a fraction more space not that it's built wrong.
This or Dremel it.
Find a skinny hdmi or swap the case.
 
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I've had some Thermaltake cases in the past with similar issues as dorsket said you could undo every screw fixing the gpu and motherboard down and tweak it all to give yourself a mm or two though personally with a cheap hdmi cable I'd be inclined to hack at it with a box cutter.
 
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2). ..."shave" a bit (carefuly, take you time) plastic/metal behind cable HDMI connector. I did this few times with scalpel or small hand grinder.

Did this. Shaved the Plastic carefully and now it fits. Thank you everyone :love: I appreciate it a lot ;)

Remove the GPU from the case and inspect the PCI slot bracket on the card, it's possibly bent or loose.
No. The slot is alright. The problem seems to be with the casing measurements/design. Fixed it by shaving the extra plastic from the cable
 
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