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post #11 of 48
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Originally Posted by Ropey View Post
You don't have to remove the motherboard to install this BigTyphoon? It "clips" on?

Damn, I would never recommend such a setup. I am sorry to see this happen to you. Such heatsinks need to be bolted to the motherboard.

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The new VX version with an adjustable fan speed control clips on
    
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post #12 of 48
Man, that's really terrible. And it landed on the graphics card? I sincerely hope there is not a lot of damage. Who knows? Maybe it will all work fine!
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post #13 of 48
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The new VX version with an adjustable fan speed control clips on
Insanity, pure and simple....
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post #14 of 48
Ouch... Imagine a tuniq snapping off >.<
    
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post #15 of 48
They should care about your problem. Ring them both up and complain and stuff.
    
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post #16 of 48
hmmm doesnt sound good. this scares me lol

edit: oh, this vx clips on, no screws.... interesting
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post #17 of 48
dude the tuniq would leave your PC in ruins if it snapped, it probably comes with some beefy hardware though, whereas (duke pointed out) the new VX BT does not come with any extra hardware ('makes it easier to install') which is retarded considering the same damn BT without the fan controller comes with a new mounting bracket and hardware IIRC.
    
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post #18 of 48
I'm definetly not getting the vx after this, il search for a more secure cooler.
A piece of hardware that clips is never a good piece of Hardware!
post #19 of 48
Thread Starter 
I was thinking, they need to supply a reinforced bracket. it would be fine if it had a reinforced bracket. can anyone think of any way to reinforce it?

thanks for all the kind offers of brackets to send to me. Ill see if i can find one in the UK first, to save you all the assle of flinging it over the pond.

It is a great cooler though, i was impressed by the results,i.e. thermally not gravitationally!

Ill just have to stay light hearted and think positive...


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post #20 of 48
damm man that really honestly sucks hardcore..and what the hell were the chances of that happening..i really hope no big damage has happened..also i hope the opty is ok...it must have switched off automaticaly when the temp reached 65c or 70c depending on what you set it on..also if you do need spare back plate and front plate ive got them from my ultra D...if you want them PM me and ill send them out to you for free.
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