Originally Posted by Arkanor
The 212 EVO is a pretty solid cooler, some would argue
it's not too sensible to hang 2 1/2 pounds off of your motherboard.
If you're shooting to 90 on load, remount it and re-do your thermal paste, that just sounds wrong.
There are hundreds of thousands of 2 pound cooler on motherboards. Do you have any evidence of any that were installed properly and not abused ever damaging or breaking a motherboard.