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Socket 775 Processors (Cont.)

The cooler must be aligned to the four holes located on the motherboard.

Thermal GreaseFigure 37: Installing the cooler

After putting the cooler over the processor, you should “close” all the cooler locks by using a screwdriver. Observe Figure 38 to know the correct position. The arrow must face the outer side and the notch of the white part must touch the black support.

Thermal GreaseFigure 38: Lock in the correct position

You should press the locks two-by-two, diagonally.

Thermal GreaseFigure 39: Locking the cooler on one side

Thermal GreaseFigure 40: Locking the cooler on the other side

It’s very important to check if the cooler really is well-installed and if all the locks are in the correct position.

Thermal GreaseFigure 41: Cooler correctly installed

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Daniel Barros lives in Brazil and used to be our motherboard reviewer. He is a partner at a local PC sales and maintenance store.