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Old 02-13-2009, 07:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just got my computer parts in.. and i was about to put my cpu cooler on.. and the retention bracket won't even fit my motherboard holes... so i said ill just use the push pins.. the Pushpins won't match up with my MB holes either! what do i do...

I have the Xigmatek 1283 cooler... and the retention bracket... and


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The push pins and retention bracket are for the socket 775 boards only.

You will have to use the other for am2 boards,There are 2 notches on either side of the cpu bracket where you snap the clip on.
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