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Title says it all. I've already gotten the top off, taken off the fan, and made sure there are no screws left on it. What am I doing wrong?
     
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Did you get any screws that go in from the backplate? If you are sure all the screws are out just give it a gentle tug, the TIM might be sticking.
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Originally Posted by Scorpion49;15151546 
Did you get any screws that go in from the backplate? If you are sure all the screws are out just give it a gentle tug, the TIM might be sticking.

Sorry forgot to mention I did take off the backplate and does the plastic part come off with the heatsink?
     
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Nevermind I got it I was just being too gentle with it lol :facepalm: Thread can be closed
     
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Nevermind I got it I was just being too gentle with it lol :facepalm: Thread can be closed

Yeah was going to say just tug on it a bit. Crusty TIM can be a pain.
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Yeah was going to say just tug on it a bit. Crusty TIM can be a pain.

Lol it came off in an actual square but then it snapped in half.
     
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It looks like GTX560Ti reference's cooler, is that right bigkahuna360? I guess...
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It looks like GTX560Ti reference's cooler, is that right bigkahuna360? I guess...

I 've never looked inside a GTX 560Ti and what are you trying to imply?
     
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Yes the 570HD does use the same cooler as the 560ti AFAIK.
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