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Just to make sure we're understanding each other correctly. Are you trying to stretch the screws in the mounting bracket to screw into the appropriate position?

Or have you tried moving the screws in the mounting bracket over to whichever segment (see how there's three slots for each one?) is appropriate for your socket. (The manual should elaborate)
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post #1072 of 6633
I got it... my thumbs look purple though right now

anyways im really kinda worried now this is my first time building my pc but i moved the heatsink A LOT on the cpu and doesn't that cause air bubbles and stuff? i made sure to try and not move it but i didn't install it outside of the case so it was kind of a hassle

if my temps arent good should i buy the stuff to clean both and do it again in a few days?

the problem was one of the 4 springs on the bracket was extremely tight and it was really hard to put enough force on it to move the screw into the right position, i got it but now im just afraid of air bubbles on my cpu due to me moving the heatsink and taking it off for a second to get the bracket out
post #1073 of 6633
Hmm, you might want to clean it off and try again if it moved a ton during install.

You shouldn't have to force it to screw in though, the screws on the mounting bracket should line up with the screws from the retention plate. (Unless I'm mixing up my terminology here)
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post #1074 of 6633
can i clean it off right now with anything in particular?
post #1075 of 6633
Isopropyl Rubbing alcohol will do the trick if you have any handy.
Edited by Siegfried262 - 2/8/11 at 2:13pm
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post #1076 of 6633
If the temps are high I would remove it, use some Isopropyl Alcohol to clean the surface of the cpu and heatsink, re-apply the tim, then re-install the heatsink.

DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES USE RUBBING ALCOHOL OR ANY OTHER CLEANING PRODUCT TO REMOVE THE OLD TIM. It's Isopropyl Alcohol or nothing at all. ANYTHING else you use will more than likely have some form of petroleum by-product which will leave a oily residue that will act as an insulator causing high temps. Rubbing Alcohol will ALWAYS have petroleum by-products and will ALWAYS leave an oily residue. That's what makes it Rubbing Alcohol instead of Isopropyl Alcohol. Anyone who tells you different is wrong and any advice they give you should be treated as suspect from that point on.

Also, on a new build ALWAYS install the cpu, cpu heatsink, memory, vid card, connect the psu and monitor, and power up the system to make sure it posts prior to mounting it in the case for the first time. Otherwise if it doesn't fire up and it's already in the case you have no idea if it's one or more defective components or a problem with it shorting out against the case. Once you know that it will power up and get into the bios you can shut it down, mount it in the case, then proceed.
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Ah, that's what I meant when I said rubbing alcohol but I should have been clearer, thanks for the correction.
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That looks like a nice setup. Those Beta EVO's are nice budget cases that go along perfectly with the Hyper 212+.
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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post
Ah, that's what I meant when I said rubbing alcohol but I should have been clearer, thanks for the correction.
Then please go back and change your previous post to make sure no one makes the mistake and uses it.
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