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So for this old mobo I have it has a Socket A with Thermal Take heatsink/fan combo on it. So would this same heat sink fit on a AM2 CPU? Or would I have to purchase a compatible AM2 Heatsink?
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The answer is NO unless you modify it. Thats what this guy did. check it out http://www.overclock.net/t/547257/heatsink-compatability-questin-socket-a-am2/0_20
    
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The answer is NO unless you modify it. Thats what this guy did. check it out http://www.overclock.net/t/547257/heatsink-compatability-questin-socket-a-am2/0_20

Ha yes, I just read about it when I posted this topic and I was like. "Oh wow dang it" XD I think might as well just get a new heat sink because this one is small and is about as good as a regular stock heat sink from a AMD package.
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i got a couple stock am3 heatsinks that would be compatible if you were close. Check craigslist and under the computer section type am2 or am3 and a few heatsinks might show up. In my area there usually are a couple that is. good luck
    
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