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Do you have any pictures? I just mounted a 212+ onto my mobo a while ago and I didn't have problems with "peeling" or whatever. eek.gif

If it helps, in my case I made sure the nuts were on only to finger tight and then gave them an extra twist with the special nut-attacher supplied with the 212+.
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Do you have any pictures? I just mounted a 212+ onto my mobo a while ago and I didn't have problems with "peeling" or whatever.

If it helps, in my case I made sure the nuts were on only to finger tight and then gave them an extra twist with the special nut-attacher supplied with the 212+.
I don't have a picture, will try to take one ASAP. Meanwhile, I have a stock photo of the motherboard that can show you where it happened.

I should have tightened the nuts your way. I am paranoid and sometimes over tighten bolts.

Below is the image of the motherboard I have. The 4 yellow circles I drew show the stock cooler's mounting plate. When I unscrewed these screws, I had to put on the 212+'s mounting plate. In doing so, I screwed the new screws too tight and a small area[maybe 1mm] directly under the screw warped.
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[QUOTE=rockasaur;13070619]I don't notice any problems. Even if there was a degradation of speed, I wouldn't notice as cpu activity is very subjective. Yours does the same thing? With the stock amd backplate? I thought you were using aftermarket water cooler.[QUOTE]

Sorry that wasn't very clear. I am using WC, however the cpu block, it didn't come with a back plate, and the screws dont fit in the stock one (one that came with the motherboard for standard thingo) so I have to modify it (one day lol)
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