Heat sink help Tags: CPUs Heat Last response: March 3, 2009 12:37 PM in CPUs Share wdmso March 2, 2009 5:28:35 PM Here's My issus i have a GA-M57 sli-s4 swapped out a BE 5000 for a X4 940 Here is the strange thing the stock HS or my freezer 64. if i lock the heatsink 100% the cpu wont post.? if i lock it 50% works fine idles at 28c if the case is flat then jumps to 40c when its stood up I know its from not seating well between the sink and the cpu. looking for options or ideas thanks wdmso on what might be the cause did not have this issue with the BE 5000 More about : heat sink aford10 a b à CPUs March 3, 2009 5:23:35 AM Are the pushpins bent or broken? Those fans don't do well for re-use. You'd be better off getting a new fan or cooler. I would recommend one w/ a mobo bracket for secure installation. wdmso March 3, 2009 8:20:56 AM Theses heatsinks dont have push pins , they clip then lock in place with a lever Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer doormatderek March 3, 2009 12:37:25 PM Might wanna try installing it with the motherboard out of the case... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSocket FM2 heat sink fan help ! ForumHeat Sink Help ? ForumWould a new computer case help more with temperatures or a heat sink ? ForumNeed Help finding After Market CPU Fan / heat sink ForumHeat Sink Help ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumHelp with heat sink and backplate ForumPassive or quietest active heat-sink Ivy Bridge cooling (no OC) ForumNeed help with fans for pc and cpu fans to replace stock heat sink fan ForumNeed help with a heat sink ForumGood Fan/ Heat Sink ForumCore i5 3570k---CPU hot but heat sink doesn't hot. ForumHelp a newbie with heat sink & case fans! ForumNo display on monitor after new heat sink install. ForumComputer not booting after installing new heat sink ForumHeat sink fell off - anything fried? ForumHeat sink is grounded ForumPut in new power supply and moved heat sink now i cant login ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumNeed help with budget $200-250, 2 parts. CPU/Mobo More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !