LGA 1366 Screws don't fit

By Deery50
Aug 20, 2013
Post New Reply
  1. I have the Cooler master hyper 212 model from here:

    and my motherboard from here:

    and my processor here:

    Now all of these support or have LGA 1366, but when going through the instructions for the cooler master heatsink, it says I have to screw this: [​IMG]

    into here:


    but...the screws simply wont fit no matter what. I have tried for over an hour. If anyone has any help they can provide please do, I need this server computer built by tonight.
  2. Deery50

    Deery50 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    By the way those are supposed to go on to fit the backplate. But they just wont fit.
  3. Deery50

    Deery50 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    Turns out the back-plate cannot be removed from the motherboard and I have to get a different cooler that is 3 times the price of the one I got and probably worst....I swear businesses some times....
  4. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,869   +1,523

    Why can't you simply find screws the same length that fit the thread in the back plate?

    Unless this server board has a different bolt patteDoes it?

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.