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Does the stock heatsink warp mobo?

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well i have all the parts and installed the stock heatsink on my E6300 and it is so tight it warps the asus p5b a noticeable amount. id prefer not to have it warped. is this one too tight, did i do something wrong or are they all like that?

i do plan on a new heatsink a little down the road.
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stock intel cooler makes it about an 1" warped lol
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Originally Posted by PaRaDoX View Post
stock intel cooler makes it about an 1" warped lol
is this normal? sounds like alot to me. maybe motherboard warping is just to be expected?

this is my first intel and i dont like the 775 socket so far, but i havent ran any benchmarks yet either.
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mine warped bad as well with the stock heat sink on there as well. I would assume it to be normal
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I have an aftermarket cooler for my 'D 930(thermaltake BT). tighten the screws the way they should be and tell me what you think about that warpage. I was worried too, but i think the motherboards are tougher than they look. Also Intel does alot of research on their thermal solutions and you have a nice board so im sure that the warpage is more than acceptable. Im sure that you will be pleased with your processor selection once you get into it. Im still amazed at the difference my dual core over my old P4. Much better than any AMD system that i have used.
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