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My zotac rtx 2060 amp screw is loose

Rnk

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Hi everyone, I wanna ask, i have a problem with the screws of my zotac rtx 2060 amp. Yesterday i want to open my gpu for reapplying thermal paste but i cant open some screws that hold the top shroud because the top of the screws already loose. Any tips for safe way to opening loose screws on gpu? Thank you
 
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do ya mean worn out heads or ?

loose for me means they are easy to drill out
 
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and best tip is don't use cheap screwdrivers and get one that matches exactly
 
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and ya could push the pcb "softly" down+ away from the screw to get lower pressure on the head-plz softly !!!!!
 

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I'd use a slightly too big torx or flat head for that, and high but careful pressure. There are still some edges for grip.
 
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dam thats loose but do you have a bigger L key or screw driver for this ?

You need some kind of paper or elastic material on the tip of screw driver that can help to tight those slippery spaces in the screw.

A good nose plas might also do the honors.
 

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dam thats loose but do you have a bigger L key or screw driver for this ?

You need some kind of paper or elastic material on the tip of screw driver that can help to tight those slippery spaces in the screw.

A good nose plas might also do the honors.
Yeah this is very loose. I already tried using aluminum foil and rubber band but still cannot. I have L keys like this and big magnet screwdriver like this
 

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Again, slightly too big torx or flat. That screw is soft metal, meaning you can wedge a driver in the hole and hopefully get a grip. Push down hard and turn very gently.
 
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Yeah this is very loose. I already tried using aluminum foil and rubber band but still cannot. I have L keys like this and big magnet screwdriver like this
I guess the star shaped screw driver has done enough damage. Correct me if im wrong but the the screw is not star shaped ?
If you have the exact L key that fits the screw. Use that. The aluminium foil if still does not tight up, fold it to make a bit thick and place it on the screw. Press the L key on to the screw with the foil being already place on the screw. Push it but be careful with the card.
Once it tights up gently move it anti clock wise. The trick is the pressure and slow anti clockwise movement.
 

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Again, slightly too big torx or flat. That screw is soft metal, meaning you can wedge a driver in the hole and hopefully get a grip. Push down hard and turn very gently.
Ok i'll try it
 

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I guess the star shaped screw driver has done enough damage. Correct me if im wrong but the the screw is not star shaped ?
If you have the exact L key that fits the screw. Use that. The aluminium foil if still does not tight up, fold it to make a bit thick and place it on the screw. Press the L key on to the screw with the foil being already place on the screw. Push it but be careful with the card.
Once it tights up gently move it anti clock wise. The trick is the pressure and slow anti clockwise movement.
Yeah the screw is flat shaped not star shaped. Ok thx for the advice i'll try it

Ok thx man i'll try the steps
 
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