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Need advice on CPU heatsink/fan


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#1 pitlord

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 08:27 PM

Hi, I recently bought Biostar K8M800 and I had a leftover AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ CPU, so now I tried using the old heatsink that originally came withh my old dead computer but it doesnt fit at all on the black outline bracket that is on the Biostar Mobo. I would really appreciate any advice on what kind of heatsink/fan to get for this MB.

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#2 DJBPace07

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 09:22 PM

I used an ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro on my old PC and was very impressed. This cooler works with Sockets 754, 939, AM2, and some Opteron processors

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 09:29 PM

Any that specifiy socket 754 and/or Athlon 64 X2 3800...examples follow:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16835106122

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16835114048

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/ca...187|&Sort=4

It takes some force to get these fitted properly, in my experience :thumbsup:.

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