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It was a newegg review on it not beeing strong, I know my asus is rock hard with the extra copper mixed in, I know most if not all newegg reviews are bad, just want to make sure. found a 1366 to 1155 heatkillers mounting bracket, Ok now also the asrock mobo site shows mounting holes only for 1155 pin/1156 but newegg shows mounting holes for 1155/1156 an 775 pin, what ones you guys got. I like the cpu mount to be strong, miote have to order 1155 back plate too, But looking @ mobo it has a plate on back of cpu looks like mite get in the way of this Wish microcenter ha the mobo @ store.
IMO once you get it mounted in your case the strength of the PCB won't matter much. Even if it flexes a little you'll be fine unless you are trying to bend it.

This board does support both 1156/1155/775 heatsinks. However, it does depend on how the heatsink is actually mounted to the board. The back-plate might get in the way.
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It's not flimsy at all! I have the E4 G3! Before that I had the MSI P55-GD80. Not much of a difference in weight. Maybe a few grams. I have a Mega attached to it! And we all know those aren't a very light cooler. It's a pretty hefty cooler. Just sayin!
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post #13 of 15
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ya i ha mega cooler, not light @ all. So it seems like next mobo for build. Woot.
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I have an nh-d14 on my extreme3, and I dont see any noticeable flexing. As long as everything is mounted correctly you should be good to go.
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Not worried about cpu cooler( only if would come back on line). Worried about gpu and 3 pounds of copper on it.
And what overclocks i can get. I know depends on chip.... but wahts your speeds tested and what volts, ram
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