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Old 10-02-2008, 10:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wait321 View Post
I'd rather not deal with push pins for my first build
There is a retention bracket where you just screw the heatsink on the cpu.. Its like $6.99 extra. - XIGMATEK ACK-I7751 Retention Bracket - CPU Fans & Heatsinks

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Old 10-02-2008, 11:01 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: first build

thanks everyone

baron5: I was thinking of the Palit but mine is already OC'ed so that'll save me the trouble.

veedubfreak: I changed the ram and psu, but I think I'll keep the biostar mobo.

grkbar: I'll leave that for when I upgrade my cpu later.

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