Is the cpu supposed to lock? Tags: CPUs AMD Last response: February 8, 2013 2:23 PM in CPUs Share offcenter February 8, 2013 2:07:41 PM When I try to install the cpu it does not lock onto the mobo. Is it supposed to, or does the cooling fan hold it in place? AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz Socket AM3+ 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor FD8120FRGUBOX ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS More about : cpu supposed lock offcenter February 8, 2013 2:23:49 PM Opps!!! never mind, I got it. brain fart on my part. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHow do I know what CPU I've got? ( Supposed to be XP 3200+) ForumThe LGA775 load plate is supposed to be bent? ForumSo am I supposed to twist AFTER pushing down the pins for LGA775 HSF? ForumIs my 7970 supposed to be this bad? ForumIsn't a AMD Athlon 64X2 4200 supposed to be faster than P4? ForumAMD CPU missing lock /unlock lever mechanism (pics included) ForumAre the CPU pins supposed to be bent? ForumIs the i7 920 supposed to be this hot? ForumCPU running faster than it's supposed to... ForumAsrock z77 extreme 4 are the cpu pins supposed to be at an angle? ForumCPU Running 90% slower that supposed to ForumIs my i7 3770 supposed to run at these temperatures? Forum[RESOLVED] Seemingly unresolvable hard lock -up. ForumIs my new rig supposed to be acting this badly? ForumLast ditch effort to stop XPS 730 Lock -ups ForumPhenom II X4 955: cause of system lock ups? ForumComputer Hard Lock -Up And Driver Problems ForumCorsair Hydro H100 - Is this thing supposed be to this loud? ForumWill this PSU be enough? ForumRandom lock hard ups now and then More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !