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post #1 of 11
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How do I attach a CPU cooler that uses pins with screws?
I don't think the screws would really keep it stable in those huge holes for the pins in the mobo...
Unless I had to use like, extremely large screws...
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Washers. A small washer will spread the load out over the board, and mounts of the HS.
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post #3 of 11
Most also have a backplate...
    
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backplate?
    
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post #5 of 11
You put a backplate behind your mobo for the cooler to screw into.
    
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Oh, where can I get a backplate then?
    
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Oh, where can I get a backplate then?
You're cooler should have come with one, which cooler is it?
    
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post #8 of 11
Frozencpu.com and newegg.com often have spare bits...
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post #9 of 11
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Eh, I'm planning on getting the Xigmatech, which uses pins...
    
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post #10 of 11
The manual probaly says how you have to install it, and like #2 said; probaly washers.

Also: Lol your sig says you have No cpu cooling
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