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Topic # 113662 23-Jan-2013 16:25 Send private message

Or are they really only available from ebay ?

My server switched itself off the other day and I found the CPU cooler on the bottom of the case, the retention bracket 'pins' had snapped off completely.

I've done various searches today but can find nothing other than the odd thread saying to replace the whole  motherboard.....is that really my only option ?

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  Reply # 750092 24-Jan-2013 11:51 Send private message

your wanting the bracket that screws on around the socket is it a 2 screw or 4 screw type




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  Reply # 750096 24-Jan-2013 11:56 Send private message

It's the 2 screw version.




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  Reply # 750182 24-Jan-2013 13:31 Send private message

yup I got on here

can I ask have you thought of using an third party HSF that uses it's own back plate and retention bracket




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  Reply # 750189 24-Jan-2013 13:41 Send private message

Athlonite:
can I ask have you thought of using an third party HSF that uses it's own back plate and retention bracket


I was going to ask the same thing! :)  Cheaper than replacing the motherboard; I think I too have a spare at home somewhere as I'm using a 3rd party cooler.

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  Reply # 750211 24-Jan-2013 14:00 Send private message

I was going to say I have an Silverstone NT01v2.0 sitting here gathering dust If you want it much better cooling than the a stock HSF and doesn't take up alot of room in the case










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  Reply # 750286 24-Jan-2013 16:16 Send private message

I just want the cheapest solution and assumed I'd be able to buy a new bracket easily. I'm not averse to a third party cooler just want the easier solution.

Let me know how much you want for the bracket and third party cooler please people. Shipped to the Kapiti Coast.

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