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Is it at all possible to mod a socket a heatsink to fit a socket 939 board. THe only reason i say this is because I want to keep my current hs and fan because of my tornado fan setup atm.

Any Ideas appreciated

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post #2 of 6
I don't think so. The latching mechanisms are different.
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well, i bet you could... if you got a HS with ur CPU, you can take the bracket out of it, it should fit in ur socket A... neva tried it, just a brianstorm kinda moment
    
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ill have a go. It will be better than the rubbish stock cooler at any rate
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post #5 of 6
Where there's a will, there's a way! I imagine that through a decent amount of modification, you could mod that tornado to work. Does it uses a pressure clip that goes through the center of the heatsink? I wonder if a 939 clip will fit in there.
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Yer it does. Its sitting on a akasa base heatsink with a huge tornado fan on top. Ill try to get a pic

its hard to see in this pic cos i cba to take it off my current pc. But it might give you an idea

http://www.modsynergy.com/Modsynergy%20files/Akasa3.jpg
http://www.caseking.de/shop/catalog/...PAK_003_1k.jpg
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