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Cant find out how to mount the cpu block from the Rasa 750 RX360 kit (no AM3 instructions). Found you need to change the plate on teh cpu waterblock, but how do i mount it? theres no back bracket

any help/links/pics would be great.
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Pretty sure you need to separate the top and bottom by unscrewing the screws. And then replace the center fastening plate. Sry I am an Intel owner but most blocks are similar when changing mounting blocks.
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You have to remove the screws holding the plastic bracket. Once you've done that, you can remove the back plate from your mobo. Once you do, locate the silver screws that came with th block because you need to find a drill bit slightly bigger and then drill the threads out of the back plate so they fit through

EDIT: I know it sounds kinda sketch but its honestly the best way to do it. If you really want, you can wrench the intel (black) screws into the threads as others have but imho, that's incredibly half assed.

Just be sure to find one barely bigger and use a slow speed to drill.

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Edited by CalypsoRaz - 4/6/11 at 2:43pm
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post #5 of 9
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You have to remove the screws holding the plastic bracket. Once you've done that, you can remove the back plate from your mobo. Once you do, locate the silver screws that came with th block because you need to find a drill bit slightly bigger and then drill the threads out of the back plate so they fit through

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Just be sure to find one barely bigger and use a slow speed to drill.

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can i just use nuts and a rubber washer instead?
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can i just use nuts and a rubber washer instead?
If you really want to, you can. But I half-assed mine at first and all I thought about was something going wrong and my block coming loose. That's why I did it the right way but to each their own. just make sure whatever you're using on the back side of your board is rigid enough to take the pressure of tightening your block down.
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post #7 of 9
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what a joke... no bracket no instructions... first thing going is this block
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Yeah, I was kinda miffed about that too. But if you look into it, its one if the best cpu blocks available. Companies assume that consumers don't use amd, it seems.

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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikepahl318 View Post
what a joke... no bracket no instructions... first thing going is this block
Start at ~13:00 on this video for how to mount the block:

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