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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 #171 of 446
@ltar, youre not using any springs, washers, or nuts, wont that make it less secure/ pressure on the mounting?
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post #172 of 446
you don't have to actually use the springs or what not.. if you can find a regular 6-32 screw that has a phillips head you can just screw it down into a backplate.. i don't use the spring any more when i do my pressure mounts..
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post #173 of 446
I am also interested in buying on as I am looking to do a AM3 board set-up and it looks cooler to have it sideways.

Are these still for-sale? Please let me know anyway possible.
post #174 of 446
someone pls help me out, those of you that are using GIGA atx board, if youre not using the backplate that came with the ud4p or one of those series, my srcew broke and got stuck in there, someone pls sell me their backplate so i can install and have my rig up and running, much love for those that are able to help. pls pm me. need one fast.
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post #175 of 446
i have a couple back plates elito. but they aren't giga ones. more like ones from my waterblocks.
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post #176 of 446
all is well nafy, i went back to home depot and bought 1 1/2 inch 6-32's and they fit perfectly even with couple of nuts/ washers on it. the 1 1/4 will fit better tho i think because of more open room so that ppl can put the big golden nut on to screw under the heatsink/fan. but yea, i bought both, 1 1/4 and 1 1/2 incase when one doesnt fit too well. now just gotta wait for win7 to finish installing. thru this experience ive learnt how to not use a backplate. what a trip..to hell. but i got it down now. lol
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post #177 of 446
well, i think overall its a good experience? as if you ever decide to go WC, you know how to use hardmounts.

but i'm glad everything worked out in the end. show us some pictures when it's all said and done.
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post #178 of 446
and now..my board maybe screwed up..probably knocked some circuits there, cus it longer have cpu volt control, it allows it in the bios, but its really not working...cpu stays stock volts..ha. so idk if its the cpu thats dmg'ed or the board. i'll have to get a spare of one item inorder to test..will be testing soon.
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post #179 of 446
oh man... i'm so sorry that you're having so much trouble man.
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post #180 of 446
Hello guys i'm new and stumbled across overclockers.net forums thanks to my xigmatek dark knight in hopes of finding a proper way to mount it. just wondering what the going rate is on one of the mounting kits? and how i can get in contact with nafljhy since the pm function seems to be missing.
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