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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
428 Total Votes  
post #401 of 446
I'm going to try this soon.
One of my friends here on OCN has an unused AMD bracket that he might be willing to ship off to me
Just need the money to pay shipping & buy new fans & all (thanks to that recent RAM purchase... I'm kinda broke right now ). My temps don't have problems with the default mounts though!
post #402 of 446
I just got my parts to build an AM3 system. I have the Xigmatek HDT-1283 and I have two retention brackets, The Thermalright AM2+ bracket that supports AM3 and the Enzotech Type X. I'm thinking of following the guide on leveling off the adapter on the Enzotech. However looking at the Thermalright crossbow it seems like the fitting might be loose, I'm not sure but I haven't tried it yet. I didn't know xigmatek had their own mounting bracket, XIGMATEK Crossbow Ack Ati775 on newegg.

Anyway, I kind of don't want to spend any more money on mounting kits. But should I just stick with the Enzotech or use whatever naf is doing?
post #403 of 446
if you use the enzo, you wont be using anymore money atleast. if you do go with xigmatek's solution or mine, you would be spending more money and that isnt what any of us want to do. i'd say try the enzo method first and see if it works for you since you already have it. if it doesn't, i'd be glad to help out if you'd want.
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post #404 of 446
im currently using the xiggy crossbow and its pretty nice with big thumb screws so you don't have to use screwdrivers
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post #405 of 446
that is nice.
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post #406 of 446
Quote:
Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
if you use the enzo, you wont be using anymore money atleast. if you do go with xigmatek's solution or mine, you would be spending more money and that isnt what any of us want to do. i'd say try the enzo method first and see if it works for you since you already have it. if it doesn't, i'd be glad to help out if you'd want.
Alright I give up on the enzotech, I don't really have a dremel or something quick enough to shave off the plastic. Can you PM the details of your brackets? I'm planning to install HDT-S1283 on my AMD X3-720BE processor. It looks like I have to put off building my computer until next week.

Should've came to these forums before buying all these useless retention brackets.
post #407 of 446
Quote:
Originally Posted by godofdeath View Post
im currently using the xiggy crossbow and its pretty nice with big thumb screws so you don't have to use screwdrivers
its not tat great thou.
esp wif mobo with caps near it.
i broke 2 of the crossbow mounting already.. ZZZ
     
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post #408 of 446
Quote:
Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
if you use the enzo, you wont be using anymore money atleast. if you do go with xigmatek's solution or mine, you would be spending more money and that isnt what any of us want to do. i'd say try the enzo method first and see if it works for you since you already have it. if it doesn't, i'd be glad to help out if you'd want.
naf do you still make those brackets?
keen to get one once and for all.. lol
could u pm me the price?
     
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post #409 of 446
hey nafljhy do you still have any of these? I'm interested in one, please pm me.
post #410 of 446

thanks man! used one plate so far. i'll get to the others as time permits.

i experienced some bowing of the plate so i just loosened it some . seems good so far. will check on temps once its doing seti.

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