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What way should the CPU be?

B550 GAMING X (rev. 1.0) Key Features | Motherboard - GIGABYTE Global

gigabyte b550 gaming x v2

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Just now, Kanna said:

B550 GAMING X (rev. 1.0) Key Features | Motherboard - GIGABYTE Global

gigabyte b550 gaming x v2

Have the text on the socket and CPU all facing the same way.

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There are markers on the socket itself that match the CPU. When you place the CPU in the socket text on the CPU should be turned 90 degrees clockwise.

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Just now, ragnarok0273 said:

Have the text on the socket and CPU all facing the same way.

so should the text be readable if looking from the IO?

 

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Just now, Kanna said:

so should the text be readable if looking from the IO?

 

Yep.

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You match the triangle on the cpu with the triangle on the socket.

Well anyway without it, you can't go wrong, it will only slotted one direction.

Never push it.

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You just line up the gold triangle on the CPU substrate with the triangle in the corner on the socket?? 

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Just now, SupaKomputa said:

You match the triangle on the cpu with the triangle on the socket.

Well anyway without it, you can't go wrong, it will only slotted one direction.

Never push it.

there is multiple triangles on the board

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1 minute ago, Kanna said:

there is multiple triangles on the board

This little triangle.

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1 minute ago, SupaKomputa said:

Socket AM4 - Wikipedia

 

WITH THIS:

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5 minutes ago, ragnarok0273 said:

Have the text on the socket and CPU all facing the same way.

This also the right (easier) way, match the "AM4 SOCKET" direction with the letter marking on the cpu.

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