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I am new to water cooling and would like to start soon. I have a question... I measured my heatsink mounts and the holes are about 2 9/16" x 4 3/8" apart is this standard for a socket 775? What water blocks will fit it? Or are they one size fits all?
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post #2 of 8
Majority of water blocks made are universal. Meaning that you can use them on S775/S1156/1155/S1366.

So yes. One size fits all.
post #3 of 8
It's one size fits all. Basically any modern block will fit Socket 775, but just to be sure look in the description it should say something about socket 775 if it is compatible.
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What I'm asking is... Will the holes in my MB work with any water block they are 2 9/16" x 4 3/8" apart?
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by hucklebuck View Post
What I'm asking is... Will the holes in my MB work with any water block they are 2 9/16" x 4 3/8" apart?
.... If you have a S775 board. They will work with any Universal CPU waterblock that supports S775/S1156/S1155/S1366.

Why you needed to measure the holes. Beats me.
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Doe's the water block use holes for mounting? I don't know? I have never water cooled before.
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post #7 of 8
Take this picture for example.



Yes. I circled the S775 back plate, which is in the top right corner.
The thing in the middle that looks like an X is the Universal Water Block. For all modern Intel sockets.
post #8 of 8
you have a socket 775 so when looking at blocks make sure they say 775 compatible
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