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post #1 of 8
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Hi guys
Just got the H80 for my Q9550 yesterday, the box says it's LGA 775 compatible but with all the mounting bracket provided I could not fit in onto my motherboard for the life of me.
I looked at images on newegg and it seems I got all the parts that should come with the package, but no way this is lga 775 compatible.
Anybody having the same issue ? Should I exchange it for another one or do I have to buy the LGA 775 mounting bracket separately.
Thanks guys
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post #2 of 8
Have you carefully read over the instructions? The H80 comes with LGA775 brackets, i've used other corsair water coolers and they fit perfectly.
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post #3 of 8
Make sure you use the correct bracket. Read the instructions carefully, it tells you which one with pictures.
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post #4 of 8
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It comes with only one extra bracket which is the one for AMD cpu
The one already on the waterblock seems to fit LGA1366 perfectly, but not 775
, and according to the picture in newegg of what's inside the box I seem to have everything
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post #5 of 8
Try turning things 90 degrees?
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Banegio View Post
Try turning things 90 degrees?
Try this man.
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post #7 of 8
The threaded bits on the backplate slide in and out, you need to push them as far in as they'll go to mount it on 775. Most likely your problem.
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by SgtHop View Post
The threaded bits on the backplate slide in and out, you need to push them as far in as they'll go to mount it on 775. Most likely your problem.
Thats what i was gonna say.I just bought one but havent installed it yet
    
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