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HSF problem?

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i just installed my hsf for the first time. It is the stock hsf that comes with my 165 opteron. The hsf fits fine, but it moves a little bit. I would say you can move it from side to side about 1/8 of an inch. It just slightly moves if i touch it. Is this ok? Should it be rock solid?
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I've seen a few that move a little. It should be ok as long as it moves side to side and not on & off the CPU.
    
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i dont think it would lift up, but it does kinda move around. I dont plan on using this hsf much longer...i am going to get a bt tt, i just wanted to try this thing out, and so far it just makes me nervious
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As long as it keeps good contact with the CPU it will be fine.
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As long as temps are fine with it like that I wouldn't worry over it much...Just don't wiggle it around after your TIM has cured....
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post #6 of 6
As long as it fits snugly on the cpu itself, its fine, most coolers can slide or move around a little. But it should not be loose.
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