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Hello i'm on an AM3 System, with Coolermaster Hyper 212+ Cooler and an Arctic Silver 5 paste on the CPU. I have tightened the bracket as tight as possible, but upon contact it still twists. The twist and displacement is not that great but isnt it supposed to be steady as hell? Or is it maybe due to the paste being slippery letting the cooler move if force is applied directly?
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Hello i'm on an AM3 System, with Coolermaster Hyper 212+ Cooler and an Arctic Silver 5 paste on the CPU. I have tightened the bracket as tight as possible, but upon contact it still twists. The twist and displacement is not that great but isnt it supposed to be steady as hell? Or is it maybe due to the paste being slippery letting the cooler move if force is applied directly?
same as mine. just check if the temps are right, if not then reseat it again..
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I would pull off the cooler and examine the screws. I doubt its the AS5. Did you previously have the cooler on before?
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No it was on a fresh installation, everythings new. Temps look good AFAIK. I dont know if AMD readings are accurate though. I'm used on intel temps.
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