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what is this?
That's a "push-pin screw" (for the lack of better word) used to mount fans, just put it where you'd put a screw and push the head in to secure fan in place.
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I THINK those black plastic things are for fans
Take it with a grain of salt though
Last time I used that case for a rig I didn't use those
    
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I did a pea size blob in the middle and smeared it with a piece of cardboard and my temps are fine I also used Arctic Silver 5 Thermal paste...
Oh and I didn't clean it either...
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am i supposed to bend those little tabs on the i/o panel?
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am i supposed to bend those little tabs on the i/o panel?
No?
Start from inside the case and push the panel through the hole really hard
    
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am i supposed to bend those little tabs on the i/o panel?



IF they are in the way you might have too.
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do i need to apply thermal compound, or is it on the heatsink already?

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do i need to apply thermal compound, or is it on the heatsink already?




it's already on there
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No?
Start from inside the case and push the panel through the hole really hard
























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so it's time to install the CPU now and put the motherboard in!
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