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post #1 of 9
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Trying to install my new Megahalem Rev .B with my P67 Asus sabertooth board. When I install the backplate its loose, and wobbles. Will it tighten down when I put and tight heatsink on??

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post #2 of 9
It is made to give like that. If it stayed tight it would warp the board and knock out a stick of the ram. As it would put too much pressure on the board.
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ok, cause I was freaking out, because the double threaded screws wobbled and were all the way tightened.
    
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post #4 of 9
yes that is perfectly normal. When that happend to me I was like HUH but then when I tightened the heatsink it all came together for a nice tight mount.
post #5 of 9
Yes, once you add the heat sink, it will tighten up then. Great cooler, enjoy it.
post #6 of 9
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Thanks guys. +rep.
    
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post #7 of 9
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So I dont need the rubber piece for the backplate then..
    
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post #8 of 9
Nope, the rubber square is for 775 socket.
post #9 of 9
What do your instructions say? I know it's archaic to RTFM, but the Prolimatech manual is well thought-out. Follow it.

I guess you've figured out that the double-threaded screws are there only to hold the bracket in position. The real pressure comes from the two spring-loaded screws.

But do pull yourself back a bit and look at the heatsink and its mount. It is truly a thing of beauty.
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