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The AC Freezer 7 is awesome. Just be aware that it's got the same plastic locking push pins like the stock HSF has.
*bashed head open across a wall* I HATE Intel and everything associated with them. WHY OH WHY DID I NOT GO AM2?

CURSE YOU, CONROE, AND YOUR SWEET BENCHMARKS!

CURSE YOU!!!!!!!!!



Some AMD fanboy should sig that.

K ... anyone know of a heatsink with some nice, non-useless little retarded reverse clamp things?
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Okay. Well, I called my friend Steve, he came over, and reset my HSF in 2 minutes. He says LGA775 takes experience. He's build dozens of Intel Rigs so he has it down to a science. He taught me some tricks and had me reset it myself. Now my idle temps are in the low 40s with my "moderate" overclock (2.5ghz, stock voltage).
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intel stock hsf are really picky
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It's good that you got it wokring now =)
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Good to hear it works now.
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Anyone else have problems with LGA775? Now that I know it's little kinks I can do it, but unless you have someone experienced show you how firsthand, or you figure it all out in 4 hours, you're screwed. It seems really simple, but it really isn't.
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Anyone else have problems with LGA775? Now that I know it's little kinks I can do it, but unless you have someone experienced show you how firsthand, or you figure it all out in 4 hours, you're screwed. It seems really simple, but it really isn't.
Would you explain to us what you've done differently?
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post #18 of 31
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Basically, this is what worked for me:

Unlock every little tab, MAKE SURE IT'S PULLED OUT

Line all four tabs up

Push the heatsink ITSELF down, hard, while holding it down, pop in all four tabs and lock them all, THEN let go. Don't hold it down with the tabs.
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^ Awesome! Have fun overclocking now.
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Basically, this is what worked for me:

Unlock every little tab, MAKE SURE IT'S PULLED OUT

Line all four tabs up

Push the heatsink ITSELF down, hard, while holding it down, pop in all four tabs and lock them all, THEN let go. Don't hold it down with the tabs.
I would have thought that common sense...


Meh. Good to hear it's working for ya now.
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