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Even when I have installed several socket 775 CPUs I have reacted on the force that had to be used. Feels like something is wrong. But if everything is aligned and the CPU sits where and the way it should, there should be no reason to worry
    
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I had the same problem installing my 1156 chip for the first time. 775 chips are incredibly easy to get in, but the newer ones take some force.

Intel's all about applying force. They need to learn that people don't want to PUSH DOWN on hardware they just spend hundreds of dollars for.
    
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I used a lot of force too and it actually chipped the side of my chip.
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Originally Posted by Spritanium View Post
I had the same problem installing my 1156 chip for the first time. 775 chips are incredibly easy to get in, but the newer ones take some force.

Intel's all about applying force. They need to learn that people don't want to PUSH DOWN on hardware they just spend hundreds of dollars for.
True, I was surprised as well the first time I installed my chip. No problems, but I was a bit worried that I could have bent pins with that much force on the socket. Then again, the mounting pressure of the heatsink alone is greater than just bare installation of the chip alone.
post #25 of 26
This is why I don't like virgin motherboards, the sockets are too tight for my processor. Sounds like something breaking when I put it in.
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This is why I don't like virgin motherboards, the sockets are too tight for my processor. Sounds like something breaking when I put it in.
Must.. resist.. joke..
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