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I find if it's push pins to rotate them fully first then push down until you hear each one click
 
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

I'm going by this:

http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/4998228

And this:

Yep just noticed that... I think I must have been reading another thread lol
 
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All I know is my heart goes out to you right now GlassToTheArson because Intel's heatsinks are literally a pain to install.  I remember my fingertips hurting afterward, and I also remember raging a lot because I have a short fuse.  :)

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Yep just noticed that... I think I must have been reading another thread lol

 

No, it was this one.  I think he was suffering from a brain fart when he said "AMD".

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

All I know is my heart goes out to you right now GlassToTheArson because Intel's heatsinks are literally a pain to install.  I remember my fingertips hurting afterward, and I also remember raging a lot because I have a short fuse.  smile.gif

Haha it just took a lot of messing with it. The damn pins didn't want to secure to the motherboard. Thankfully my fuse isn't TOO short thumb.gif

So should I notice any difference in temperature now?
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Haha it just took a lot of messing with it. The damn pins didn't want to secure to the motherboard. Thankfully my fuse isn't TOO short thumb.gif

So should I notice any difference in temperature now?

 

Wait, so it's fully installed and fully secure now?  Like, you could probably pick up your motherboard by just the Intel heatsink alone?  :)

 

If so, then your load temps should be much lower.

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Wait, so it's fully installed and fully secure now?  Like, you could probably pick up your motherboard by just the Intel heatsink alone?  smile.gif

If so, then your load temps should be much lower.

lol I dunno, my case is rather heavy tongue.gif As for now I need to figure out where the new buzzing noise is coming from, lol. I have no cable management skills at ALL, so I have a feeling something is brushing the cpu fan

Dear god, even windows started up faster
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Lo and behold, I forgot to replace the ram stick I took out *facepalm*
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lol I dunno, my case is rather heavy tongue.gif As for now I need to figure out where the new buzzing noise is coming from, lol. I have no cable management skills at ALL, so I have a feeling something is brushing the cpu fan

 

So then look.  :)  If you see nothing even remotely close to the little fan on the Intel cooler (including the fan's own wires), then literally stick your head in the case and listen carefully to see if you can get an idea of where the sound is coming from.

 

Also, one does not need "cable management skills" in order to do a good job at it.  All you need to do is the desire, and you need to take that first step.  I'm speaking from experience here because the very first time I did it, all I wanted to do was spend about 1 minute just stuffing my cables into the built-in plastic cable management guide pieces.  When I did that, I kept finding that one thing kept leading to another, and before long I had beautiful and perfect cable management.  I had never done anything like that before in my entire life.  I discovered that all it takes is a little bit of patience, and it requires you to take that first step.  Move a cable here, move another there, and one thing might lead to another eventually leading you to very nice cable management.

 

 

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Dear god, even windows started up faster

 

Yeah, it's amazing what high CPU or GPU temps will do to their performance.

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So then look.  smile.gif  If you see nothing even remotely close to the little fan on the Intel cooler (including the fan's own wires), then literally stick your head in the case and listen carefully to see if you can get an idea of where the sound is coming from.

Also, one does not need "cable management skills" in order to do a good job at it.  All you need to do is the desire, and you need to take that first step.  I'm speaking from experience here because the very first time I did it, all I wanted to do was spend about 1 minute just stuffing my cables into the built-in plastic cable management guide pieces.  When I did that, I kept finding that one thing kept leading to another, and before long I had beautiful and perfect cable management.  I had never done anything like that before in my entire life.  I discovered that all it takes is a little bit of patience, and it requires you to take that first step.  Move a cable here, move another there, and one thing might lead to another eventually leading you to very nice cable management.



Yeah, it's amazing what high CPU or GPU temps will do to their performance.

Hehe mine are secured with zip ties. I mean everything works, but it ain't pretty tongue.gif
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