Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › How hard is it to apply a hyper 212+ without taking out the mobo?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

How hard is it to apply a hyper 212+ without taking out the mobo?

post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
My Antec 300 has a gap on the left side panel to supposedly allow you to install a CPU backplate without removing the motherboard from the case. Is this actually practical/possible/not extremely ****ing annoying to do?

This is kind of deciding whether or not I will be buying the cooler.
post #2 of 16
if the cpu lines up with the hole on the mobo tray, it should be a breeze to install
Gaming Rig
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
Gaming Rig
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
post #3 of 16
Shouldn't be too hard. I had to take everything out to install the cooler today, only took 1.5 hours though.
..
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1055T@3445MHZ 1.2V/ SB Pentium G620@0.84v ASUS M4A79XTD EVO/ ASUS P8P67 Sapphire 6870/ Club 3D 5770 2x2gb Kingston DDR3 1333mhz @ 1467mhz 7-7-7-17 
Hard DriveOSPower
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Windows 7 Home 64bit Corsair 600W 
  hide details  
Reply
..
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1055T@3445MHZ 1.2V/ SB Pentium G620@0.84v ASUS M4A79XTD EVO/ ASUS P8P67 Sapphire 6870/ Club 3D 5770 2x2gb Kingston DDR3 1333mhz @ 1467mhz 7-7-7-17 
Hard DriveOSPower
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Windows 7 Home 64bit Corsair 600W 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Devilmaypoop;13586220 
Shouldn't be too hard. I had to take everything out to install the cooler today, only took 1.5 hours though.

Taking out the motherboard seems like it would be extremely friggin annoying.
post #5 of 16
important tips, spread the thermalpaste first to the surface to make easier installment
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
G840 Biostar H67+ Asus GTX670 Dirrect CU VGEN 2x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m4 128GB WDC RE 250GB Lite-On 22x DVD Burner Thermaltake Contact 29 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64bit Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP Razer Lycosa Super Flower Golden King 550watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Custom Acrylic Razer DA SteelSeries QcK Mass Altec Lansing mx5021 + Onkyo Se 200 + nordost s... 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
G840 Biostar H67+ Asus GTX670 Dirrect CU VGEN 2x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial m4 128GB WDC RE 250GB Lite-On 22x DVD Burner Thermaltake Contact 29 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 64bit Dell Ultrasharp 2408WFP Razer Lycosa Super Flower Golden King 550watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Custom Acrylic Razer DA SteelSeries QcK Mass Altec Lansing mx5021 + Onkyo Se 200 + nordost s... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 16
With your sig case, you WILL have to take out the MoBo to put that cooler on.
BlueRaven
(13 items)
 
Dead BIOS
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 G74Sx NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M  Samsung  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung  Samsung  Momentus 7200.4 Scorpio Blue 
Mouse
Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
BlueRaven
(13 items)
 
Dead BIOS
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 G74Sx NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M  Samsung  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung  Samsung  Momentus 7200.4 Scorpio Blue 
Mouse
Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 16
Antec 300s have no CPU backplate access hole in the mobo tray, correct? Then you have to remove the mobo to install the cooler. You have to be able to get to the back of the motherboard.
Why upgrade?
(14 items)
 
Why overclock?!
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 760 ASUS 55i Sabertooth EVGA 960 4GB 8gb 1600mhz Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
120gb Intel 320 (OS) 500gb Samsung 850 Evo Win 7 64 Viewsonic VX2250-Wm 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Seasonic G 550w Gold Lancool PC-K9B Logitech G5 X-Fi Titanium/AT-H700 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4690k Asus Z97 Sabertooth mk2 EVGA 970 8gb Kingston 1833mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
128GB Samsung 830 500GB Samsung 840 Evo allota fans but quiet! Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2311H Rev. A01 Mechanical w/ Cherry Blues NZXT Hale 650w NZXT Phantom - white 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Anker CG100 Steelseries 9HD Sennheiser HD555 
  hide details  
Reply
Why upgrade?
(14 items)
 
Why overclock?!
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 760 ASUS 55i Sabertooth EVGA 960 4GB 8gb 1600mhz Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
120gb Intel 320 (OS) 500gb Samsung 850 Evo Win 7 64 Viewsonic VX2250-Wm 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Seasonic G 550w Gold Lancool PC-K9B Logitech G5 X-Fi Titanium/AT-H700 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4690k Asus Z97 Sabertooth mk2 EVGA 970 8gb Kingston 1833mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
128GB Samsung 830 500GB Samsung 840 Evo allota fans but quiet! Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2311H Rev. A01 Mechanical w/ Cherry Blues NZXT Hale 650w NZXT Phantom - white 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Anker CG100 Steelseries 9HD Sennheiser HD555 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by TrueOptic;13586278 
Taking out the motherboard seems like it would be extremely friggin annoying.

It's not that annoying if you know what you're doing and take your time. My installation went without any problems, changed the PSU too while I was at it.
..
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1055T@3445MHZ 1.2V/ SB Pentium G620@0.84v ASUS M4A79XTD EVO/ ASUS P8P67 Sapphire 6870/ Club 3D 5770 2x2gb Kingston DDR3 1333mhz @ 1467mhz 7-7-7-17 
Hard DriveOSPower
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Windows 7 Home 64bit Corsair 600W 
  hide details  
Reply
..
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
1055T@3445MHZ 1.2V/ SB Pentium G620@0.84v ASUS M4A79XTD EVO/ ASUS P8P67 Sapphire 6870/ Club 3D 5770 2x2gb Kingston DDR3 1333mhz @ 1467mhz 7-7-7-17 
Hard DriveOSPower
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Windows 7 Home 64bit Corsair 600W 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity;13586350 
Antec 300s have no CPU backplate access hole in the mobo tray, correct? Then you have to remove the mobo to install the cooler. You have to be able to get to the back of the motherboard.
It has a backplate hole, but it didn't line up at ALL on my mATX board, ATX might go better.
post #10 of 16
Every case that I have that has a hole for installing backplates NEVER lines up.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
120gb ssd, 4 x 1TB F3's Raid 0, 2TB F4 Backup Windows 7 Catleap 27 1440p Enermax Revolution 1050w 
Case
Case Labs M8 with pedestal  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › How hard is it to apply a hyper 212+ without taking out the mobo?