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XSPC Raystorm bending?

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I happened to notice when i tore my build down that my raystorm block has a nice bow in it. Anyone else notice this and should i be concerned?

post #2 of 6
That is probably just due to the screws attaching it to the backplate; you may want to loosen those a tiny bit. Really, it probably isn't an issue, but to be safe, you may want to.
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post #3 of 6
That normal for that block.

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thanks for the info i had always wondered this
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post #5 of 6
yeh mine bends as well, just means its got good contact with the CPU smile.gif its when u tightened it and it breaks you can get worried
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That's why I like the metal version of the hold down bracket instead of the plexiglass one, it is much more even in pressure distribution and on a recently delidded 3770K it dropped temps a further 2-4C thanks to the better contact. Very worthwhile if you can find one.
   
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