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That should be sufficient. The key is to tighten each screw a little and rotate diagonally so the thermal paste spreads evenly, and the block sits parallel to the CPU plate. But like you said it would be tough to really bugger it. Most of the negative temp reviews of the Corsair coolers were undoubtedly caused by an upside down backplate, or the wrong adapters. At one point Corsair had actually mixed up the different standoff screws for the H100i (1155 and the 2011).

So are you seeing better temps now? I advise setting up the H60 as an exhaust so it expels hot air fro the case instead of introducing it, but it really shouldn't make a big difference in CPU temps as long as airflow isn't obstructed and you use a good fan(s). Also, if you are using the stock fan provided by Corsair switch it for an SP120 high perf PWM. The SP120s are at least equal to the stock fans performance wise, and they are much quieter. The stock fans make a high pitched noise and the SPs make a lower hum at higher RPMs. Also the stock fans are audible at much lower RPMs than the aftermarket fans. I tested both and the stock are silent up to around 900 RPM and the SP120s are silent until 1350-1400 RPMs.

I found my problem, I plugged the pump into the CPUFAN and the radiator fan into the SYSFAN. Once I reversed them, temps dropped 10C and it's also much much quieter. I feel like an idiot =/
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You know now that I think about it I may have done the same thing. I need to check when I get home.
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