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post #1 of 27
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I have to say.... The instructions are so confusing I have never been that confused.... How the hell do I mount this crap.... Only use the metal backplate and the 4 black plastic things? Bolts from above CPU block or from under and what do I tighten them with
Edited by Lune - 1/25/11 at 5:23am
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post #2 of 27
Seriously? Just read the instructions, they even have pictures.
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The instructions for 1366 are so bad
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post #4 of 27
Use the back plate that comes with it, and make sure its not the LGA1156 or the 775 one.

The bolts go through the back and out the front.

You also have some nuts and a spacer for the motherboard for the other side (top side).

You tighten those down so the bolts are snug and straight.

Then connect the water block over the bolt length and Supreme then just sits on the cpu.

Then use the round metal washer/thumb screws to tighten down the springs which you slide right on the bolt.

Its really easy, not sure where you got lost, but just look at the image.
Edited by RagingCain - 1/25/11 at 5:38am
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post #5 of 27
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I have to say.... The instructions are so confusing I have never been that confused.... How the hell do I mount this crap.... Only use the metal backplate and the 4 black plastic things? Bolts from above CPU block or from under and what do I tighten them with
Yes, use the metal backplate with the 4 plastic washers. The screws go from under the backplate and you tighten them above the waterblock with the provided thumbscrews.
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Like this? And just use the plastic black ones under the mobo with the back plate together?
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post #7 of 27
1366 block uses only the metal backplate with the plastic standoffs, screws heads should face the bottom of the board. Plus you should have a set of eight red pvc like washers. four go under the board above those plastic standoffs and another four sit on the board above it. Once youve done that install the four metal washers, then the four nuts. Then the block should go on, install the springs and tighten down. hope that helps
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Like this? And just use the plastic black ones under the mobo with the back plate together?
Yes, precisely.
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Thanks let's hope i mounted it good... Is there a way to shorten something?

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Thanks let's hope i mounted it good... Is there a way to shorten something?

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Unfortunately, no. I used bolt cutters to shorten mine because I didn't like how much extra bolt there was.
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