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I thinking of getting a BT instead of the Si-128 purely because if cost, but the weight of the bt, will it slide down the ihs if not tightened enough and the h bracket doesn't look very good
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post #2 of 9
Get this instead:

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...U_Coolers.html Top one.

IMHO that is better than a TT.
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I need a horizontal cooler standing up ones arnt working right in my case
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post #4 of 9
You can use a zip-tie, string or similar "hanger" to ensure that the weight of the HSF does not put undue pressure on the MoBo and retaining bracket and clip when your rig is upright. Not very elegant, but worth the peace of mind.
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Mine is quite stable, and I've never heard of anyone having major problems like that as long as they put it on properly.

It does allow for a tiny bit of torque, but I've heard that this is normal.
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Originally Posted by Double Helix View Post
My BT vx has just snaped my cpu mounting bracket, and fallen off of of my oc'ed 165 and landed on my graphics card. I dont know what the damage is, but to be honest, im fearing the worst. It happened while i was out, and i was folding on both cores at the time. This could not have happened at a worse time to be honest. Im moving in a couple of days adn i wont have time to get it sorted, and that is if Asus ever reply to my mail asking them if i can order a new bracket, to see what the dameage is.

Be aware that with the wieght of the BT VX, it can snap the black bracket on a 939 socket and fall off!


This kida sucks, because i dont think TT or asus are going to particularly care about my problem. does anywhere know where i can get a new "lotes" 939 mount bracket? i have the broken one unscrewed now.

see here:http://www.overclock.net/amd-air-coo...killed-my.html
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Sorry for the loss, I have choosen to go with the Gigabyte G-power Pro
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Originally Posted by frostbite View Post
Sorry for the loss, I have choosen to go with the Gigabyte G-power Pro
My friend has this and trust me - not worth it.......whats your budget?
    
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I already have it, got it for £15 and the my temps are better with this than the AC freezer 18° idle and 24°load
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