Re: CPU installation...
As long as you can feel it just kinda fall into its slot, its fine. For latching it in, it does take some pressure, my first build, i thought something was wrong too because of how much force it actually took to latch it, but just take it slow, and it will be fine.
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EVGA GTX 460 @ 840mhz Core 1960mhz Memory// ASRock 970 Extreme AM3+
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University of Michigan // Electrical and Computer Engineering