Fitting 775 Motherboard Back Plate Tags: Heatsinks Akasa CPUs Motherboards Overclocking Last response: July 28, 2009 9:08 PM in Overclocking Share juggler73 July 28, 2009 1:13:24 PM hi i just need someones help with installing a backplate to my akasa 965 ive got the LGA 775 Motherboard Back Plate and D-TEK CPU Waterblock Mounting Hardware i have a worry about plate being against the motherboard is there a problem with being so close plus how much should i tighten the heatseak down once ive got it fitted More about : fitting 775 motherboard back plate rubix_1011 a b à CPUs a c 324 K Overclocking July 28, 2009 3:26:01 PM Tighten in x-pattern until finger tight. You don't want to wrench them down, but you do want good pressure to hold the block down and make good contact/spead out the TIM. fpsdominator July 28, 2009 3:48:37 PM Be sure to have some sort of electric insulation in between the backplate and the motherboard if the back plate is metal. otherwise you will have one hell of a short circuit! Related resources What socket 775 HSF does not require a back plate? - Forum Motherboard Tray Back Plate for I/O Shield - Forum How can i remove the back plate from the 18dy1 motherboard? - Forum Swapping a pc motherboard for another if the back plate is affected? - Forum No back plate on motherboard - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rubix_1011 a b à CPUs a c 324 K Overclocking July 28, 2009 3:58:37 PM Those backplates usually have rubber mounts on them...but yes, make sure first. juggler73 July 28, 2009 5:49:26 PM it has a rubber thats the same shape as the back plate the bolts have a screw head on them i was going to thread the bolt - backplate - rubber - motherboard - washer - nut - heartsink - spring - washer - thumbnut rubix_1011 a b à CPUs a c 324 K Overclocking July 28, 2009 7:08:06 PM If you are worried, you can always head to the hardware store...they almost always have those nylon washers. juggler73 July 28, 2009 9:08:27 PM the bolt through kit has hard plastic washer so nothing metal touching metal thanks for your help Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Proper way to install fan with a backing plate? lga 775... Forum Is this considered a motherboard back plate? Forum SolvedWould G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB fit LGA 775 motherboard? Forum is there any back plates that will fit my twin frozr 760 graphics card Forum Solvedremoving a cpu back plate?? Forum SolvedWitch way do you bend back plate pins (z87-a) Forum SolvedHypo evo 212, back plate? paper stuff? kinda cardboreish? Forum SolvedPower Supply Cable touching heatstink back-plate Forum SolvedIs there a aftermarket back plate that I could install on my monitor? Forum SolvedCorsair H80 - uneven contact and loose back plate. Forum SolvedWhere can I find the Xigmatek dark knight 2 night hawk back plate and intel mounting Forum SolvedThe labe plate (with all the usb and mouse keyboard labels) in back is floppy Forum Metal plate on back of mother board. Forum Adding memory or removing back plate: HP Pavilion 18-5010 18.5-inch All-in-One Desktop Forum Will the stock intel socket 1155 cooler fit on a socket 775 motherboard? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !