AM3 heatsink problem Urgent Help Tags: CPUs Heatsinks Last response: June 30, 2011 2:48 PM in CPUs Share Masrawy1973 June 30, 2011 2:46:20 PM hi you guys!! im a first time builder currently building his first build with a x4 955 BE and everything was going fine and dandy till i installed the fan! i have to say TERRIBLE design from AMD but oh well i latched the hook with the look clip first then the normal one (is that right?) i have to say it tookme hours to get it fixed....10 minute stints of pure madness before taking a break to recoup my energy and then resume until it FINALLY clipped on but now if i lock it with the mad lever thing i really think that its gonna snap or damage the mobo or cpu! its REALLY tight now (I CANt even take it off!!) so do i need to lock with the lever if its already incredibly solid/tight plus does it matter which way you do it (did i do it wrong??) any help will be much appreciated!! reply asap plz!! cuz the faster you guys reply the sooner ill get my rig up and going cuz i dont want to fire it up without your guys' O.K. More about : am3 heatsink problem urgent rolli59 a c 913 à CPUs June 30, 2011 2:48:33 PM Did you release the lever before putting it on? If you did lock it tight becomes tighter! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources need Recommendations of heatsink for AM3+ cpu. URGENT Forum SolvedUrgent help needed with custom heatsink for i7-4930K. Forum Need URGENT help with Cooler master hyper TX 3 Evo in AM3 socket Forum Need urgent i5 stock heatsink help Forum Need help finding a fan/heatsink for an am3+ board. Forum Am3 Heatsink question,help Forum Need urgent help with recognizing if the problem is gpu or psu Forum AMD Phenom II x4 975 3.6ghz AM3 Heatsink Problems Forum SolvedGtx 660 problem urgent help please Forum I should know how to do this but don't AM3 CPU Heatsink and fan help Forum Urgent Help! Need a new Heatsink/fan for ATI 4870 Forum Help ! need of Urgent help, problem with graphics !1 Forum SolvedAsus Maximus iv Extreme windows 8 problem(in need of urgent help) Forum URGENT MAC PROBLEM. NEED HELP - I'm locked out of my macbook. Forum SolvedSound problems help urgent. Forum SolvedProblem attatching CPU heatsink/cooler. RAPID help needed Forum SolvedUrgent Help needed regarding my graphics problems Forum external disk problem please urgent help Forum SolvedPC restarts every 10 min new heatsink and psu urgent Forum SolvedAM2 Heatsink for AM3+? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !