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Not gonna lie, your name is perfect for this conversation!
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I went down to my local Goodwill today and bought a MSI K8N Neo4/SLI, but it had no cooler... Let the Ghetto rigging begin!

I rummaged through my drawers and found a 775 cooler, Chopped the pegs off the bottom and cut up the side to fit over the caps next to the CPU



With that done I need a way to hold it in place. I rummaged throught my drawer again and found some expansion covers, perfect. I bent them and put some screws in the middle to keep them together.





And Walaha! A CPU cooler! Threw a 140mm fan in the case to cool the CPU and it works like a charm!
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AWESOME!!! am i seeing correct the middle is hollow? THE HS
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No they aren't hollow.
 
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AWESOME!!! am i seeing correct the middle is hollow? THE HS

Thanks! It is hollow at the top then it curves in to make a kind of pot like thing.



The screws fall down into it keeping the bracket from falling off when you remove the cooler.
Edited by TB13 - 3/25/13 at 4:37pm
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Holy Pics! I have a leaking RX120 (wasn't paying attention and screwed right into it), might have try what you did to fix it.

Yea it works fine, just clean the whole with a wire brush, heat off trash and paint with torch then solder the clean surface. Do a blow test to confirm its not leaking.... thumb.gif
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More for ya! biggrin.gif my 32" TV plus 5 17" monitors for my "Fatal" build!








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More for ya! biggrin.gif my 32" TV plus 5 17" monitors for my "Fatal" build!
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)








Wow...
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Feel sorry for you the day screws rip out of their place.
 
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Just wait until the whole thing falls on you when your ghetto fixings come loose tongue.gif
     
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