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 SolvedHelp with heat sink? solution Solvedneed help choosing a heat sink solution SolvedCPU/Heat sink fan help solution Heat sink and cooling fan help! solution SolvedSocket FM2 heat sink fan help! Forum Help finding heat sink with these requirements: Forum SolvedWould a new computer case help more with temperatures or a heat sink? Forum SolvedNeed help with fans for pc and cpu fans to replace stock heat sink fan Forum SolvedHelp a newbie with heat sink & case fans! Forum Silent Case, Mobo and/or CPU Heat Sink Help Advice solution SolvedNeed help choosing heat sink Forum Help me decide on a heat sink! Forum help! popped off a heat sink. dont know what it is. solution Heat Sink Help? Forum Need help choosing an heat sink Forum Help with heat sink and backplate Forum Need Help finding After Market CPU Fan / heat sink Forum Heat Sink Help Forum Need help choosing fans n heat sink for new build Forum First time upgrading - Need help with heat sink and paste Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !