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 853 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 SolvedSound problems help urgent. Forum SolvedGtx 660 problem urgent help please Forum Need help finding a fan/heatsink for an am3+ board. Forum SolvedAsus Maximus iv Extreme windows 8 problem(in need of urgent help) Forum SolvedProblem attatching CPU heatsink/cooler. RAPID help needed Forum Am3 Heatsink question,help Forum AMD Phenom II x4 975 3.6ghz AM3 Heatsink Problems 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 Solvedam3 heatsink with am3+ Forum SolvedURGENT! : Please Help? Motherboard/Graphics Problems!! :/ Forum SolvedIs am3 heatsink mounting brackets the same as fm2+ mounting bracket Forum SolvedR9 280x Driver Problems, need urgent help! Forum SolvedUrgent Problem ! Need help ASAP ! Forum cpu upgrade problem urgent help Forum Urgent Problem! Help needed Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !