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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove rolli59 CPUs Master June 30, 2011 2:48:33 PM Did you release the lever before putting it on? If you did lock it tight becomes tighter! | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>AM3 heatsink problem Urgent Help> Related ressources: ForumUrgent help ......PLease... ForumNeed URGENT help with Cooler master hyper TX 3 Evo in AM3 socket ForumASRock am3 + mobo Vs Asus ForumNeed URGENT assistance Cooler master hyper TX 3 Evo in AM3 socket ForumPC not booting after thermal paste application, Urgent help please! ForumURGENT ! PC Problem , Calling all NERDS........ ForumIntel q8300 urgent urgent fake heatsink ?? ForumMy New Rig. HELP ME OUT ! URGENT ! ForumAMD Phenom II x4 975 3.6ghz AM3 Heatsink Problems ForumBest Heatsink for AM3 ForumNeed advice on AM3 Heatsink /fan ForumI5 2500k total freeze - Urgent ! ForumURGENT !! NEED HELP with Radeon 4850 or ?? for my system ForumNeed some urgent help . ForumAM3 CPU stuck to heatsink ForumIntel fan installation help (please respond, this is urgent ) ForumAMD FX-8350 4GHz AM3 + Retail Boxed Processor, come with heatsink ??? ForumBest CPU Heatsink for Around 40$ ( AM3 ) Forum212 evo fan replacement ForumPSU Problem? Not Sure More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !