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my stock cooler top 2 mounts came off randomly so it was hanging off the motherboard and wasnt even touching the cpu!! good thing i have an open case so i was able to notice right away. my temps almost hit 100 . Do you think i have a faulty cooler or just installed poorly?
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2500k @ stock GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 GTX 470 8 Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320 Gb dvd Windows 7 Premium 64-bit e19t5w lcd 1440x900 
PowerCase
Corsair TX 750 COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000 
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post #2 of 3
Most likely poor installation. Personally, I found stock cooler tricky to install at the first time, but it is easy after one gets the concept. Just make sure fasteners are pushed properly and fixed on the other side of the motherboard.
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Western Digital RED 3 TB Custom Loop Lamptron FC Touch Windows 8.1 update 1 Professional 
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Dell P2414H CM Storm Quickfire Rapid Red EVGA G2 1000W Cooler Master Cosmos II 
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post #3 of 3
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K I see what I did wrong . I didn't push down the mounts that far into the hole. Hopefully now it works find until I get my h80
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ stock GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 GTX 470 8 Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320 Gb dvd Windows 7 Premium 64-bit e19t5w lcd 1440x900 
PowerCase
Corsair TX 750 COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000 
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First Build!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k @ stock GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 GTX 470 8 Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320 Gb dvd Windows 7 Premium 64-bit e19t5w lcd 1440x900 
PowerCase
Corsair TX 750 COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000 
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