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As with some of the other coolers in this roundup, the V6 GT uses a large, universal back plate. Sadly, because of the size of this back plate, it is not compatible with many current 1155 motherboards because it when it is tightened down, it will short out several of the solder points on the back of the board. You can work round this by placing some 1~2mm plastic washers between the back plate and motherboard, however, the V6GT does not come with these washers, so out of the box, it can potentially kill your motherboard, so please be aware of that.
I'm assuming that's what you're referring to. Good to know, I suppose.
 

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That cooler's for "CPU Socket - Intel Socket LGA1366 / 1156 / 775"

So why the Sandy Bridge warning?
Because it fits but the backplate can cause shorts.
 

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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5;13036467
That cooler's for "CPU Socket - Intel Socket LGA1366 / 1156 / 775"

So why the Sandy Bridge warning?
1156 socket cooler fit is compatible with 1155 socket
 

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Originally Posted by JedixJarf;13036616
V6 GT worked perfectly fine on my board...
But what about the backplate
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Serious 1155 Issues.

As with some of the other coolers in this roundup, the V6 GT uses a large, universal back plate. Sadly, because of the size of this back plate, it is not compatible with many current 1155 motherboards because it when it is tightened down, it will short out several of the solder points on the back of the board. You can work round this by placing some 1~2mm plastic washers between the back plate and motherboard, however, the V6GT does not come with these washers, so out of the box, it can potentially kill your motherboard, so please be aware of that
 

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The CoolerMaster V6 lists socket 1155 on their site. Also I've gone through several ASUS P8P67 Pro boards since I've bought my V6 so this could be true. I didn't think it got over the top of anything but...
Either way just wanted to give everyone a heads up.
 

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I've not seen a case of a "shorting" Backplate for quite some time now. Interesting.
 

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Uh those backplates come with stick on insulating tape things, therefore I dont see how they can short. I can see CM forgetting to package these adheisive insulators, but CM rarely forgets to package them.
 

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Originally Posted by phazer11;13038016
I've gone through several ASUS P8P67 Pro boards since I've bought my V6
you kept buying and shorting mobos one after another? really? how many is "several"? hopefully just 2
 
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