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yes it's completely against it, its common sense dawg u not gonna break anything
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If what you are saying is just the thermal paste squirting out the sides from too much thermal paste being applied then yes, that is normal. You should not have any space inbetween the base of the heat sink and the cpu, it should be flush. Take a qtip and remove the excess thermal paste from the sides and look to see if there is a gap. If there's a gap then you have not lined something up properly or clamped it down completely. I used to have that exact heatsink, it was pretty easy to put on but a pain in the ass to clamp down.
    
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Finally have pics. Any further inputs on my install of the heatsink. Thanks

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Finally have pics. Any further inputs on my install of the heatsink. Thanks

Looks fine from what I can see
    
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