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Old 03-31-2006, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Heat sink mounting bracket on motherboard?

Hi, after checking the temps on my second PC I noticed they were 10-15 degrees hotter. I opened my case and see that one of the plastic brackets that the heat sink snaps onto broke off, so the heat sink is not fastened tightly. This is a socket 478 P4. Can the bracket that attaches underneath the motherboard be replaced?

Also, if it can be replaced, would it be something I could maybe find locally at a CompUSA or something? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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i believe it can but i can't point you to any products

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Old 03-31-2006, 11:19 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yeah! Thanks a bunch! Good to know it can be replaced and NOT for a ton of money.
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