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Question CPU Cooler doesn't fit Motherboard

Jul 1, 2020
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Hi,

My 5 year old Corsair H100i GTX recently gave up the ghost i think. I've never been able to fully confirm this though. My PC randomly started booting but then shutting down after 30 seconds. I noticed on one occasion that my AMD FX 9590 was at 86c after 20 seconds according to the Motherboard's health status report (GA 990FXA-UD5 rev 3.0) and it then shut itself down. I replaced the thermal paste and nothing changed.

Anyway, i decided to purchase the H100i RGB Platinum as its replacement but when i have come to fit the cooling block to the standoff posts on the Motherboard they do not line up. I removed the intel bracket that came on the cooler and put the AMD bracket on but only half of the bracket fits! One side of the bracket is the correct width and the other is too wide. I can't see any adjustment on the backplate either.

Apologies if it's just me being dumb but i'm new to this. The PC has run fine for 5 years.

Photo's should be linked. https://ibb.co/nRkX8ZY https://ibb.co/KmDm0v4 https://ibb.co/Q82mgKS

Cheers
 
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