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will a socket754 fan work on an am2 board or are the fittings different?
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will a socket754 fan work on an am2 board or are the fittings different?
The AM2 heatsink retention module is different from S754 and S939 (which I believe are identical), so no.

Moreover, the stock S754 HSF isn't designed to dissipate the thermal loads an AM2 chip is capable of. In other words, it's not good enough to do the job (this is assuming the AM2 chip is going to be overclocked, of course).

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