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Old 06-21-2008, 11:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default waterblock screw tightness

How tight do i twist the waterblock screws? Mines not a pushpin but rather the rod with nuts you must twist. How tight do i make it?

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Not a very easy question to answer I allways just guessed but you could try screwing them all down so they're even with the top of the waterblock then go down 1mm-2mm more.


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tight enough so there is no play... i would say a lil past snug fit...

so when you shake it.. it doesnt move

not tight to wear ur mobo feels like its gonna break.. lol
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I would say finger tight. I doubt you would need to get them any tighter then that.
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yeah just tight enough so that the block doesn't shift around. don't go too tight, especially if it has an acrylic top as acrylic cracks easier than you might think.
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