Solved FX-4100 Heatsink Tags: CPUs Heatsinks Processors Motherboards Product Last response: March 14, 2012 8:48 PM in CPUs Share clman March 14, 2012 2:37:03 AM Hello, I just recently bought an fx-4100 processor and noticed that the heatsink is very loose. If I stand it upside up it will actually fall. I want to know how I can tighten it or what heatsinks you would recommend go with my AM3+ Cpu. My motherboard is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : 4100 heatsink WR2 a c 203 à CPUs a b V Motherboard March 14, 2012 11:49:38 AM Hello CLman; That's not right. It should be nice and tight. Can you tell why the lever won't tighten up the cooler on the CPU? m 0 l WR2 a c 203 à CPUs a b V Motherboard March 14, 2012 11:53:45 AM Are you planning on overclocking? What case are you using? m 0 l Related resources Highest FX4100 OC on stock heatsink? - Forum Quiet heat-sink for AMD FX-4100? - Forum Budget Motherboard to Overclock FX-4100 - Forum Overclocking an AMD FX-4100 - Forum FX4100 Temperature Help - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer clman March 14, 2012 7:09:17 PM The clasps are not tight enough around my motherboard. I don't know how to explain is other then comparing it to loose jeans. Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Edit: And yes if you can recommend a heatsink that can get 5.0ghz. or even 4.0ghz. m 0 l WR2 a c 203 à CPUs a b V Motherboard March 14, 2012 7:38:11 PM From looking at the NewEgg customer reviews for the NZXT M59 a 159mm tall cooler like the CM Hyper 212+ Evo will fit in the case. I'll have a look around and see whats a good deal at the moment. m 0 l Best solution WR2 a c 203 à CPUs a b V Motherboard March 14, 2012 7:56:21 PM CM Hyper 212+ $30 & free shipping Looks to be good for OC'ing in the ~4.5Ghz range. A few owners reported 4.8Ghz Share clman March 14, 2012 8:48:15 PM Best answer selected by clman. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAMD FX-4100 bottlenecking my Gtx 660? Forum SolvedAMD FX-4100 Performance/Reliability Issues Forum SolvedAMD FX4100 Heating ISSUES. Computer Gets Turned OFF. Urgent Help Needed. Forum SolvedWill an OC FX-4100 3.60GHz bottleneck a GTX 770. Forum SolvedIs the sapphire HD 7750 1 GB compatible with an AMD FX-4100 motherboard? Forum SolvedGraphic card for Gigabyte 78LMT-s2 and FX4100. Forum SolvedOverclocking the FX-4100 Help!!!!!! Forum SolvedGPU to go with AMD FX-4100, 600w 80plus PSU Forum Solvedupgrading amd fx-4100 Forum SolvedRadeon R7 260X compatible with FX-4100? Forum SolvedKeeping the FX4100 or getting a FX6300? Forum SolvedUpgrading From FX-4100 for Planetside 2 Forum SolvedIs 4.5 ghz overclock a normal overclock for my amd fx-4100? Forum SolvedWill my FX-4100 be bottlenecked by a Geforce GTX 750Ti ?? Forum SolvedAMD fx4100 only shows that there's 2 cores? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !