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Poll Results: Would you buy an Xiggy mount to properly mount your heatsink?

 
  • 78% (335)
    Yes, I would buy an Xiggy mount for AM2
  • 21% (93)
    No, I wouldn't
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post #151 of 446
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Originally Posted by papahood View Post
nafljhy...you'll be happy to know that your xiggy mount also works on the ocz vendetta2
I'm believe, at least from what I've read, that the OCZ is just a knockoff of the HDT-S1283. They may have purchased redistro or reman rights to make them, who knows.

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Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
i'd actually have to get one hands on to actually figure out what i would go about making one for the true. :x
Expanding huh? Heh, best of luck to you. You make the best looking and functional mounts I can honestly say I've ever seen. Switch the words around how you like, they're still bloody awesome.

Guys, I'm certain that if nafljhy has it in hand, he can make.
Edited by LoneWolf3574 - 7/12/09 at 9:52am
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what i was thinking of was more the lines of a standard back plate alot like the one that already comes with am2 baords. then have a top I plate that bolted down like how the EK is. if anything we could loose the springs and shorten the blots to make a universal mount for all am2 coolers.

using aluminium or even brass would be perfect for the job.
    
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what i was thinking of was more the lines of a standard back plate alot like the one that already comes with am2 baords. then have a top I plate that bolted down like how the EK is. if anything we could loose the springs and shorten the blots to make a universal mount for all am2 coolers.

using aluminium or even brass would be perfect for the job.
so far, the people who are using the mounts do use their standard backplate and screw down into it.. there are some threads in this section.. take a look around and you'll see whats what most have done. it's really up to preference on how you want to mount it. down into a backplate or a hardmount like a waterblock.

here are the threads:
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...am2-2-56k.html

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...rk-knight.html

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...installed.html

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...alled-am2.html
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put me in for 2
    
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post #155 of 446
Got mine installed today. I probably did it the hard way, but it still worked out.

Figured there's already enough separate threads on this, so I'm putting my pics here.

Dropped me at least 3-4c idle, obviously that means nothing, but it's still improved. Just overclocked @ 3.5, stock volts. Will check load temps when I get the chance.




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thats what im talking about but with and I plate
    
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huh? have a picture?
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post #158 of 446
I think he's wanting an "I" type bracket that will go over the base, where the AMD clip usually goes ?
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I think he's wanting an "I" type bracket that will go over the base, where the AMD clip usually goes ?
thats what i meant. sorry for being un-clear
    
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post #160 of 446
oh. i think i know what you mean... but i don't know if i would be able to make it as one piece.... i'm thinking it'd have to be made out of two...

might i ask why you would want it as an I bracket?
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