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Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE View Post
Cooler Master Aero 7+ (eh, looks cool)
I'll probably get it for this system.

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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
They both fit right out of the box. BigTyphoon is harder to mount, though. It uses a backplate for extra support due to it's size.
I didn't know that. Thanks a lot! (Newegg doesn't list it as s462 compatible)
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I'll get the TT BT since I have a spare 120mm Delta Fan lying around

OT: Which is better: Asus A7N8X-E or Abit NF7-S?
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post #12 of 32
go for the big typhoon, and lap it, then you'll get all the world records you want
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post #13 of 32
Both boards are great, but I'd go with the Abit myself. My Dad uses the A7N8X-E and has a 500mhz overclock out of a Barton 2500 so I know it's capable but I think the classic Socket A overclocker is the Abit
post #14 of 32
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I'll probably get it for this system.



I didn't know that. Thanks a lot! (Newegg doesn't list it as s462 compatible)
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I'll get the TT BT since I have a spare 120mm Delta Fan lying around

OT: Which is better: Asus A7N8X-E or Abit NF7-S?
The NF7-S v2.0 (v2.0 is IMPORTANT)

And the reason to why it lists as incompatible (or just doesn't list as compatible) is most likely because it's the VX version, which isn't compatible with S462.

Make sure you get the original BT.
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post #15 of 32
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Alrighty, thanks for all the help guys!

Build log coming soon

Rep for all of those who helped

edit: @ gonX. The original is not listed as compatible either, but whatever.
I'll make sure to get the V2.0 thanks
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post #16 of 32
Quote:
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Alrighty, thanks for all the help guys!

Build log coming soon

Rep for all of those who helped

edit: @ gonX. The original is not listed as compatible either, but whatever.
I'll make sure to get the V2.0 thanks
Yep, second revision is the one you want. The first was not that good at all. good luck, looking forward to the build log!
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post #17 of 32
the original is compatible your motherboard just has to suport it with having those 4 holes around the zif socket. But if you don't get that the Aerocool Tower has been working wonders for me.
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post #18 of 32
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Alrighty, thanks for all the help guys!

Build log coming soon

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edit: @ gonX. The original is not listed as compatible either, but whatever.
I'll make sure to get the V2.0 thanks
Well my BT has the holes for Socket A
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post #19 of 32
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I just realized a huge problem. Since I'll be swapping CPU's, I need a cooler that is easy to put on and take off

I guess it has to be the Thermalright Si-97A then
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post #20 of 32
sweet, i was looking at the same thing, I am considering getting another mobo and a good socket a cpu cooler too and trying to get my cpu to maybe 2.8 Ghz (2.2 is stock)
    
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