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Originally Posted by Beserk;11852601 
i installed it and i have it at 4Ghz biggrin.gif

Congratulations.

And if anyone asks if a D14 will fit in an NZXT Tempest Evo, you can tell them yes.
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If you're worried about having to take your whole motherboard out to get the d14 off of it then a change of case (or some modification to your current one) would be in order. Ive got an NZXT Tempest Evo case and it has a hole punched out behind the cpu socket for just that, easily installing and removing aftermarket heatsinks. keep the D14, its simply one of the best cool.gif
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158;11852944 
If you're worried about having to take your whole motherboard out to get the d14 off of it then a change of case (or some modification to your current one) would be in order. Ive got an NZXT Tempest Evo case and it has a hole punched out behind the cpu socket for just that, easily installing and removing aftermarket heatsinks. keep the D14, its simply one of the best cool.gif

with the help of my Friend i did it without removing the MOBO. it is very hard to do by your self..
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interesting, i didn't have any problem doing it myself for the fourth time yesterday....
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I've never had any trouble with the D14. You can install the backplate and lock it down without involving the heatsink at all. Then you lay the case down so the mb is horizontal and install the heatsink.

This is an enormous difference from installing a CM Z600R and a Scythe Mugen 2. With both of those the backplate and the heatsink must be mounted simultaneously. Now that's tricky.
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