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post #1 of 25
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Well I just did it, quick so I couldn't change my mind. Now I have to figure out something to get my heatsink a little tighter to the CPU than it is, it's not completely loose but I'm afraid to stand my case up.

Any ideas?

My best idea so far would probably be find some washers or something to put more tension on the springs.
post #2 of 25
Can you take a pic of it?
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I would but my camera is in the van, which my wife has at work.


Link to my HS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106069
post #4 of 25
Eh dude, the core just crack all of a sudden. My Socket A core has taken ALOT of wrong mounts.
ThaWaxShop also tightened his BT 'till he was blue in head (That's what he said! lol,) on a naked core.
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post #5 of 25
A good idea would to make a wall of electrical tabe running along the edge of the die, so if it wobbles, it doesnt scratch the CPU's corners off.

Luckily, I just had to put a small bit of folded-up bit of paper on the CPU retainer.
post #6 of 25
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It's running fine, in the high-low 40's load, It's just basically laying on the core at the moment- is the problem. If I moved my case at all, stand it up I'm sure it's not going to be making contact with the core at all.
post #7 of 25
Well mat you are just going to have to give it a go and see what happens.. Turn your machine off and have your case standing up and turn it back on..However make sure you have a shutoff temp in the BIOS of 55c.

You will soon know if it doesnt make proper contact.
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get black tape and make them 4 layers thick. just little squares. put them on each corner. you have your self some redneck engineered processor pads
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Originally Posted by mudd View Post
get black tape and make them 4 layers thick. just little squares. put them on each corner. you have your self some redneck engineered processor pads
Yes, just like the Athlon XP's used to have. I used a washer also on my naked 170 and BT.
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Yes, just like the Athlon XP's used to have.
you got it. i've tried telling people that all the time. hell, when you had to unlock the xp 2000+ you had to take a pad off. had to make a duct tape pad to replace it =/
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