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pics: will my heatsink fit on my motherboard?

by chopficaro / April 25, 2008 4:53 AM PDT
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it shouldn't
by satish_997 / April 25, 2008 5:11 AM PDT

There's tons of different heatsinks out there several of which can face different directions of that gets in the way.

P.S. I believe 'those cylindrical things just south of the cpu mount' is the heatsink for the northbridge on the motherboard.

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not that side i mean the opposite side, the closest things t
by chopficaro / April 25, 2008 8:40 AM PDT
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not that side i mean the opposite side, the closest things to the cpu

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don't think so
by satish_997 / April 25, 2008 8:58 AM PDT

Like I said, there tons of different heatsinks out there, and it wouldn't make sense for the manufacturer of the motherboard (Intel looks like) to make one that interfered with the placing of the heatsink.

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omg i am an idiot
by chopficaro / April 25, 2008 9:23 AM PDT
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can't tell from picture
by satish_997 / April 25, 2008 10:14 AM PDT
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hahaha! I was wondering why the case link was there. I don't see anyway of telling simply by looking at the images though. I would say go for it, but, if you're really not sure, it's not too hard to pick out a different motherboard.

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