Solved Question about installation of MB and HF 212 sequence. Tags: Homebuilt Cooling CPUs Systems Last response: January 29, 2011 3:27 PM in Systems Share mrgiggles January 29, 2011 2:40:04 PM this is my first build ever. should i secure the mb in the haf x case on the stand off- and THEN proceed the the cpu cooler. OR should I put cpu cooler on first and then put that whole thing into the MB? sorry simple question but dont know what to do/ More about : question installation 212 sequence Best solution Ubrales a b B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs January 29, 2011 3:08:10 PM Place the mobo on a firm surface with some cardboard under the mobo. Then install the CPU and the heatsink. Install all RAM modules, Video card, PCI cards. After this you may install the mobo inside the case. Here is a nice guide: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/274745-31-step-step-g... Good luck! mrgiggles January 29, 2011 3:23:09 PM Best answer selected by mrgiggles. Related resources Boot sequence question ... - Forum 212 Evo Installation - Forum Help & Advices about my new gaming build - Forum Clean re-install - - - Correct Sequence ? - Forum First build-general anti-static + 212 evo heatsink install question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mrgiggles January 29, 2011 3:23:25 PM thanks, nice guide too. Ubrales a b B Homebuilt system a b à CPUs January 29, 2011 3:27:12 PM Thank you! It is a lot of fun building your own PC. Please follow basic things like proper anti-static grounding before touching anything. Enjoy! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] e-building ForumQuick question about ssd installation ForumThermal Paste & CM Hyper 212 Question ForumThermalright TRUE or Noctua NH-U12P or CoolerMaster Hyper 212 + ??? ForumQuestion about AGP and new P4 MB ForumAdvice about upgrade to win 7(HDD question ) ForumTom's Hardware Member System Gallery ForumFirst forray into liquid ForumLast few questions about water-cooling ... ForumUpgrade sequence question ForumBuilding an $1000 Dollar gaming PC ForumNew build PC does not boot after win 7 installation Forum[Solved] COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Question ForumMy multimedia controller wont work it has a yellow question mark next to it and ForumCase question for my build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !