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How do I know if I secured my TT too tight? It seems to where I could just keep turning the screws down till the mobo cracked. (I know it can happen, just trying to find the threshold). Do I want it make it just to where it doesn't move around and then maybe another 1/4 turn? If I try and go too tight, could I possibly smush out the AS5?
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You won't smush out the as5 but you run the risk of cracking your chip, motherboard or your BT. Turn until snug and maybe another 1/4 turn like you said.
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Are you using the little nuts that come with it, or just screwing it down?

I used wingnuts on mine because the first time i used the nuts and i couldnt get them tight enough.

EDIT: Ok i see your using the screws, i would recommend tightening it until it seems firm, try and wiggly it back and fourth GENTLY and if it moves then tighten it a bit more.
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Are you using the little nuts that come with it, or just screwing it down?

I used wingnuts on mine because the first time i used the nuts and i couldnt get them tight enough.

EDIT: Ok i see your using the screws, i would recommend tightening it until it seems firm, try and wiggly it back and fourth GENTLY and if it moves then tighten it a bit more.
Using the factory metal backplate and stock screws. It doesn't move at all, I was just seeing if they threshold on the mobo's was fairly light.
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It should be a little hard to move, then its tight enough.
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