Intel motherboard - does the socket cover go inside the clip or outside?

Steelbom

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I'm shipping my Intel motherboard (AsRock Z170) and just wondering if the socket cover should go inside the CPU clasp or outside of it? How does it attach?

Appreciate any input
 

Seba

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Outside (over the metal frame).

It snaps in place (it has some small plastic "hooks").
 

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