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I bought a used Scythe Orochi since I wanted my build to be as quiet as possible. There is a strange problem to when I installed the brackets onto the ASrock Z68 Pro3 motherboard. The motherboard supports C.C.O. (combo cooler option) which allows you to use heatsinks that have a LGA775 mounting bracket. The problem is I got the brackets on, but they are aligned slanted. I can properly mount the heatsink onto the CPU, but I wonder if this is an issue even though it sits nice on the CPU, albeit slanted downwards, pointing more to the hard drive cage than horizontally.
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Does no one have input on this matter?
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is the acutal cooler bent? as long as its making proper cpu contact your fine.
    
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I bought a used Scythe Orochi since I wanted my build to be as quiet as possible. There is a strange problem to when I installed the brackets onto the ASrock Z68 Pro3 motherboard. The motherboard supports C.C.O. (combo cooler option) which allows you to use heatsinks that have a LGA775 mounting bracket. The problem is I got the brackets on, but they are aligned slanted. I can properly mount the heatsink onto the CPU, but I wonder if this is an issue even though it sits nice on the CPU, albeit slanted downwards, pointing more to the hard drive cage than horizontally.
From looking at a photo of the board, it appears the 775 mounting holes are offset slightly in a clockwise direction when referenced to the 1155 mounting holes. The 1155 mounting looks square to the board, so it stands to reason that the cooler would look to be a bit twisted. I suppose it's normal then.
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Yeah the cooler is slightly slanted, not big of a trouble and it is making proper contact but just looks so awfully weird.
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