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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 #421 of 446
Quote:
Originally Posted by mebbesen73 View Post
Thanks nafljhy, I think I will go with the xig mount, found it after posting in this thread.

Regards Martin
not a problem.
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Originally Posted by Drake.L View Post
Although your mounts may be more expensive nafljhy, they look MUCH better
thank you kind sir.
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post #422 of 446
I would like to say anyone debating between the two; Nafjhy's mount is MUCH easier to install.

I have both right now; and I'd choose Naf's any day of the week because it looks better (brass especially) and it's easier to use.
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post #423 of 446
alright guys. i know this one old thread but i'm about to do a major update to this mount.

i'm trying to make the mount work for both intel and amd at the same time so more or less a universal bracket. in other words, the new mount will have both AMD and intel mounting holes. only issue is that i don't have the motherboards to test if this would actually work.

i was wondering if there would be anyone willing to test a few of them to check compatibility when im done with the design. if said design doesn't work for you, i'd compensate with a free original AMD xig mount for the trouble. i'll ask intel guys later.
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post #424 of 446
I've got some boards to test with.

I can do AMD Mounting (as AM2/AM2+/AM3 is all the same) and 1366 a long with Socket 775.
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post #425 of 446
oh you are so awesome tator! i'll let you know once i get the prototype out.

biggest issue is if it gets in the way of anything. ><
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post #426 of 446
Well Intel/AMD standards is something like no component is supposed to be more than 10mm off the motherboard around the CPU socket, and they have to be a certain distance away.

I'll have to look that up, I remember the Heatkiller 3.0 had issues with Gigabyte boards for that reason.
So maybe you might wish to google-fu that and see if you can come up with the right reason (as I tried a few quick searches and couldn't hit it.)
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post #427 of 446
Hello nafljhy! Could you please pm the price of one of your awesome brackets?
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post #428 of 446
hey again guys,

i have a question for all those that air cool. what other HSFs do you guys think should or would like to have a better mounting system? this is for my own research purposes to see which ones are doable.
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post #429 of 446
I don't use it but I noticed the H50/H60/H70's mounting system looks a little cheesy.

Edit: The H60 mounting looks simple but the H70 and H50 aren't
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post #430 of 446
I hate the H50/70 mounting system.

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