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So my motherboard recently got damaged in transit. Namely, the little clip thing that helps secure the graphics card into its slot on the motherboard broke off, meaning despite being screwed in correctly the graphics card occasionally loses connection with the motherboard and I lose any output to the monitor.
This is the only slot on the motherboard it can be placed in. I've looked at replacing the motherboard but it's no longer made and not available anywhere other than a dodgy ebay listing. A different motherboard would have compatability issues with other hardware.
So basically, I need to rig up some support structure that will put some moderate/firm pressure on the outside edge of the graphics card, to keep it securely in contact with the motherboard. I'm not really sure how to go about this, but then I was once at a LAN where someone had built an extension to their PC case out of lego (and it was responsible for holding the entire PSU) so I'm sure I can do something about this.
That's it really, a very small but annoying issue. Any ideas for achieving this/safe materials to use are welcome.
This image shows the damage, you can see the clip missing on the top slot: