Replacing your PCIe riser is extremely easy and only takes about 10-15 minutes on average. In order to replace this part, you will need the following tools.
- A Philips screwdriver (Phillips #1 and Phillips #2))
In order to replace the PCIe riser, you will first need to remove all panels on the case. You will remove the front panel, rear panel, and top panels.
Once the panels are removed, you will need to disconnect the PCIe power cable(s) connected to your GPU. Then you will need to remove the two thumbscrews for the GPU on the expansion slot which is located under the PC.
Then after this, you will need to remove the GPU, you can do this by pushing down on the white clip located on the side of the PCIe riser slot as pictured below.
After the GPU has been removed, you will need to loosen the two screws shown in the photo below. Then you will be able to remove the PCIe riser from its mount on the case. You will also need to unclip the PCIe riser from the motherboard by undoing the clip pictured below.
Once removed from the motherboard, you will then be able to install a new PCIe riser. This can be done by reversing the steps above.
If you are having problems or have questions about this process, please reach out to our customer service team at NZXT.com/support