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I'm looking to do a few small upgrades to my older system to give me a little performance boost.

I'm getting a new video card as well as considering getting the Big Typhoon, and overclocking my 2500+ Barton.

Is this HS compatible with socket A CPU's? I know you need a big case, which I have, and I also hear you will probably have to take the motherboard out (oh well)

Just making sure It will work before I order

thanks!
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post #2 of 20
The TT Big Typhoon is compatible with Intel 775 and 478, and is also compatible with AMD K7 and K8 processors.

So no it isnt socket A is 462 I think so not compatible
 
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post #3 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorpussStalker View Post
The TT Big Typhoon is compatible with Intel 775 and 478, and is also compatible with AMD K7 and K8 processors.

So no it isnt socket A is 462 I think so not compatible
Socket A is K7
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post #4 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorpussStalker View Post
The TT Big Typhoon is compatible with Intel 775 and 478, and is also compatible with AMD K7 and K8 processors.

So no it isnt socket A is 462 I think so not compatible
Yes, K6 would be those 500MHz chips... K7 is socket A (s462)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX View Post
Socket A is K7
Ooops. it a constant learning curve on this site

Is there like K8 and K9 aswell?
 
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post #6 of 20
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so it IS compatible..... thank you!!

Will my motherboard be an issue? Or woud the worse case scenario be having to remove the motherboard and installing some type of bracket on the rear? (that they include I hope)
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post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by CorpussStalker View Post
Ooops. it a constant learning curve on this site

Is there like K8 and K9 aswell?
there's k8 (64 bit procs)
then k8L (which will be the future amd procs)
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post #8 of 20
I just bought one yesterday for Socket-A, here's the link to the BT and others:
http://www.xoxide.com/amdsoc462coo.html
    
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post #9 of 20
Yes, the BT on socket A (462) does work. I'm running that setup right now. Let me know if you have any questions or problems with installation. I'm running the setup on top of my desk right now, but it did fit in the case without worries of hitting the PSU. The Zalman heatsinks, on the other hand, will be problematic.
    
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post #10 of 20
Socket A users UNITE!

Yeah, I have the 1.2ghz and this thing needs good cooling, W/O overclocking I might think about that typhoon...
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