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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 #291 of 446
nah, thats pretty good skills right there.

thanks for the image!
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post #292 of 446
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here is a pic of what I mean, sorry, my paint skills suck.

Thanks for the illustration, I see now
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post #293 of 446
Nafljhy, wondering if you have another one for me and if it'll work on my HDT-1283RS? Rougetrip gave me the heads up on this over at [H]ardforum, and I'd be very interested in one. New here, so I can't send PM. Thanks!
post #294 of 446
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Nafljhy, wondering if you have another one for me and if it'll work on my HDT-1283RS? Rougetrip gave me the heads up on this over at [H]ardforum, and I'd be very interested in one. New here, so I can't send PM. Thanks!
It should work, all it looks like is a Nickel plate finish on the original S1283

Some of the OCN peeps comparing the 2:
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...hdt-s1283.html
post #295 of 446
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Nafljhy, wondering if you have another one for me and if it'll work on my HDT-1283RS? Rougetrip gave me the heads up on this over at [H]ardforum, and I'd be very interested in one. New here, so I can't send PM. Thanks!
The S1283, S1283RS, S1283DK, & SD1283 all have the same base. So Nafjlhy bracket will work.
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post #296 of 446
thanks for the clarification tator!

as of now, i just ran out of my last batch. new ones will be in next week-ish.

i'm also considering going to steel instead of aluminum as i personalyl think it would decrease flex when mounted. what do you guys think?
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post #297 of 446
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thanks for the clarification tator!

as of now, i just ran out of my last batch. new ones will be in next week-ish.

i'm also considering going to steel instead of aluminum as i personalyl think it would decrease flex when mounted. what do you guys think?
I'd whatever keeps costs down for you.

I've got no problem with my bracket besides it's not being used at this very second (all 12 of my heatsinksn are getting cleaned this week )

And no problem on the clarification.
Red Scorpion, Dark knight, & Balder are all just updates to the original S1283 design.

Red Scorpion = adds better fan
Dark Knight = Adds bolt through kit for Intel socket 775
Dark Knight Rev2 = Adds LGA1366 bolt through kit
Balder = Adds LGA1156 BT Kit and native dual fan support with Xig rubber fan screws.
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post #298 of 446
i asked my supplier and he says that the cost of a 1' x 1' x 1/8" thick steel is the same as aluminum so... if it works better with steel, i might just do that.
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I got the retention brackets by using this, but I don't know what size or the mounting screws I need. Does anyone know? If so, could you list them so that I can go to a hardware store and have the sales rep to help me.
post #300 of 446
they are m3 threaded.
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