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Old 07-26-2005, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Crooked Heatsink

Me and my friends opened up the case of my computer to take a peak and my friend noticed that the heatsink isn't sitting on the processor straight. It is weird. It is still secured. Do you think that I should try to move it?
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Old 07-26-2005, 06:45 PM   #2
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turn the pc off, and turn it around 180 degrees. then see if it sits on the cpu correctly.
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a socket a AMD ATHLON 64 3200+ winnie core huh?. yes you should straighten it out, your temps will drop
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ahh thought he said he opened up his friends pc...
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Me and my friends opened up the case of my computer

lol tm, drunk,tired,drugged? you choose or just read it again
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reading fast..happens to the best of us..now back to the subject please.
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i didnt think you could put a skt A heatsink on the wrong way without it damaging the processor or even being able to clip it down
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you can..its been done.
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Well this PC came from cyberpowerinc so it should be ok.... That is wierd I will look at it.....
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if you havent fixed this yet, look at the bottom of the heatsink, there is a little ledge on one side, you have to rest this edge on the processor socket where the plastic is
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