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I am planning to get a BT, but was wondering exactly how hard it is to install a HSF of that size? are there any special brackets and such that need to be installed?
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Not really hard just have to remove the mobo for installation.
Theres directions on a little paper and there really really helpful.
    
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Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU View Post
Not really hard just have to remove the mobo for installation.
Theres directions on a little paper and there really really helpful.
Yeah Like he said .

You remove the board in order to install a support bracket on the back of the motherboard. You then put four screws in ( from the bottom ) and thats it for that part. You then put your pastes. etc, and later put the BT on the Proc. Put the clip for the top on and use nuts to tighten it down
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Yeah just follow the directions... its not that hard its just you have to take the mobo out, be careful when installing, and use your own judgement when the bolts are tight down enough....
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Yeah just follow the directions... its not that hard its just you have to take the mobo out, be careful when installing, and use your own judgement when the bolts are tight down enough....
Oh yeah, failed to mention. There have been questions about, how tight the nuts are. I think everyone has come to a conclusion that it only needs to be finger tight. If you want to be secure. ( or if you can't grab that small nut) just take pliers and tighten it a bit after you have tightened it with ur fingers
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My board already had the bracket on the back from the stock bracket. I removed the front bracket and used its 2 screw locations to mount the BT.
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