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can i use a t2 cooler master without a bracket

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so the tip of 2 of the 4 pointy parts of my cooler master  hyper T2 air cooler for my CPU have a bent piece ill put up a picture when i can but i am reaally tired so anyway is it healthy for my computer to be on its side ebacsue i know thermal paste is not cement but still the cooler shouldnt move when the fan is running (loud either hopefully) but just wanted to make sure

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Not having the cooler evenly and firmly mounted can drastically worsen performance. 


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1 minute ago, KryptoDragoon95 said:

yeah i guessed that much lol (FML) but i have 4 bucks so cant buy a new one for now and will mx-4 thermal paste keep it from moving? o.O

If the cooler is moving without thermal paste, it'll move with thermal paste. 

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34 minutes ago, WoodenMarker said:

Not having the cooler evenly and firmly mounted can drastically worsen performance. 

As a person guilty of breaking the push pins on an Intel CPU cooler, agreed.

37 minutes ago, KryptoDragoon95 said:

so the tip of 2 of the 4 pointy parts of my cooler master  hyper T2 air cooler for my CPU have a bent piece ill put up a picture when i can but i am reaally tired so anyway is it healthy for my computer to be on its side ebacsue i know thermal paste is not cement but still the cooler shouldnt move when the fan is running (loud either hopefully) but just wanted to make sure

You should go the Linus route, and zip tie the cooler into the motherboard.

 

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13 hours ago, KryptoDragoon95 said:

yeah i guessed that much lol (FML) but i have 4 bucks so cant buy a new one for now and will mx-4 thermal paste keep it from moving? o.O

Nope. Without any tying (zipties etc.), you could leave mobo horizontally and hope for best.


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