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post #1 of 6
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Got my H50 yesterday and was looking at it.Looks like a pretty simple install. But how tight should the heatsink screws be.
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post #2 of 6
Man power tight! Screw them until you cant screw them anymore... and then do 1 more turn - should be enough

Doesn't have to be very tight
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post #3 of 6
just enough to ensure your block is making good contact with the CPU and that the teeth on the bracket are tight. Don't overtighten.
post #4 of 6
If it feels secure, it is secure, screw them very tight but not so tight that the screw thread can't take it.
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post #5 of 6
Snug it using a cross-tightening method. As no need to get it that tight. As you need a little giving on the back-plate.
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