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Asus Maximus Extreme made a weird nose when installing CPU

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Hey guys I am a little worried because while installing the cpu when I was pushing down the leaver to lock it down it made a noise that sounded like bending plastic, I installed the CPU correctly and I re opened and looked to see if any pins were bent and there were non but it still made the sound so I was just a bit worried. Has any one else heard this while installing the cpu onto a board (I know I never had). Also it didn't require any more force then normal to lock the leaver in place so....

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I don't know what "bending plastic" sounds like, but as long as the pin arent bent I'm sure you're fine. Sometimes I have heard the pins scrape against the CPU pretty loud, but that is natural. If you look at the CPU even after 1 installation you can see that the little copper contact points all have little scrapes on them where the pins hit. Probably all you heard.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 5/13/11 at 2:20pm
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Im pretty sure it is supposed to make that sound...
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