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If you were to tighten more would the hs crush the core ? Could that happen?
These CPU dies are much tougher than most people might think.

I increased the mounting pressure on my TR Ultra 120 Extreme on my naked Opteron 170, and it's still ticking (or it would be, if my motherboard hadn't croaked).

Just don't drop your HSF on your die, and it'll be fine.
    
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If you were to tighten more would the hs crush the core ? Could that happen?
It is very possible though, which is why you should be careful when removing the IHS and putting a bolt-down style HS on.
    
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Just don't drop your HSF on your die, and it'll be fine.
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I can just imagine (not you ) someone having eaten something oily just before mounting a heavy HSF on a naked CPU.

"Oopsie!"

    
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I can just imagine (not you ) someone having eaten something oily just before mounting a heavy HSF on a naked CPU.

"Oopsie!"

Thats scary :|


Seems like these newer dies are far more resistant to pressure though.

DAM SKTA chips used to start flaking off at the edges after a while...

Let that happen too much = dead chip.
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My core has two chips (previous owner) and works fine. Also my Tuniq is UBER UBER tight and it hasnt died.
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Thanks for the "CoreTemp" info to "The Fury" on the issue of causing shut downs
    
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