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Hi i have a msi k8n neo 2 platinum and ive been to thermaltakes website but cant find if its compatable with my mobo.
Does someone own this board with the big thphoon cooler and can confirm it works ?
Or can find a compatability chart

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post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by kaks
Hi i have a msi k8n neo 2 platinum and ive been to thermaltakes website but cant find if its compatable with my mobo.
Does someone own this board with the big thphoon cooler and can confirm it works ?
Or can find a compatability chart

Cheers
Is your mobo the type with a backing plate on the other side of the CPU socket and 2 screws going thru holding the heat sink retention bracket?

If yes, the Big Typhoon is compatible. You only need to remove the 2 screws, remove the HSF holding bracket and the backing plate. Then use the hardware provided with the BT and you are good to go!
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post #3 of 11
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i think all soc 939 have a backplate but its about the clearance on the motherboard as the xp 120 is not compatible to due capacitors getting in the way
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post #4 of 11
But the BT heatpipes go up before they spread to the heatsink. The base of it is standard size for 754/939/775/others I can't recall processors.
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post #5 of 11
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my main concern is that due to its large size will it not get in the way of my agp graphic card
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post #6 of 11
When I had it installed in my DFI, it cleared the 6800 easily
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Showim...herboard+-+OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Showim...herboard+-+OEM

Going off the general layout of the board. If it fit's slow'puter's MOBO, it should fit yours just as well.
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post #8 of 11
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Thanks for the replies i think i will go for it.
Where would be the best and cheapest place to buy it ?
Btw im from the uk
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post #9 of 11
Find the part number for it from newegg or another retailer and go to www.pricegrabber.co.uk and it'll find the best price for you including shipping and any taxes you may incur.

I just did the search for you and it doesn't look like they have it available to the UK (at least not through pricegrabber). Hopefully someone here can point you in the right direction.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by kaks
Thanks for the replies i think i will go for it.
Where would be the best and cheapest place to buy it ?
Btw im from the uk
This isn't a bad price:
http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...48&cat=0&page=
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