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MB bends with stock Intel HSF...

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Fluxer

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MB bends with stock Intel HSF... HELP heh

My MB (Gigabyte GA-8IHXP) bends in the area directly bellow the CPU after I fasten the stock Intel HSF. The HSF is on it now so it seems to be fine and its only bent slightly... Is this normal and what could cause this?
 
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Exec

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Yeah, that's happened with all the P4 boards I've had(3 currently). Alpha does the same thing if you tighten it to the bottom(which is manual tells to do).
 
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Fluxer

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Thanks for the reply Exec! I'm glad it's not just my MB... I know the stock Intel HSF exerts around 100 lbs of pressure (from what I remember) so it makes sense I guess.

BTW - Welcome to the forums! :)