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TT Big Typhoon and FM 121 Arrived!

post #1 of 23
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YAY! :3

So, for people that have this cooler, is there anything I should know before I install it? It's obvious it needs a good lap, but besides that?
post #2 of 23
Don't snap your mobo. That's all I gotta say.
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Haha yeah... be careful when you bring your rig around
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post #4 of 23
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How does it snap? This cooler is big but not ginormous :3
post #5 of 23
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Not liking temperatures. It's idling at 40 on full speed.
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did you lap? also what thermal paste did you use?
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post #7 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by LyokoHaCk View Post
Not liking temperatures. It's idling at 40 on full speed.
Too much AS5 or you didn't tighten it enough.
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You may need to Lap your IHS.
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It's lapped fine. You guys are most likely right about the tightness, though. Since the BT is so big, it's hard to get my hands to a certain spot so I can tighten it. Maybe I should use the alternate K8 installation instructions :/
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Did you take the mobo out of the case when you installed the BT?
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