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Gigabyte CPU fan slot broken

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Heard a weird noise coming from my PC this morning, opened the case and my CPU fans/cooler ( Dark Knight push pull config) just fell out. I immediately powered down. Figured I just clean out the case of dust since it once down. In during so I found the cause of my problem was the CPU cooler slot on one side of the mobo ( orange tabs) broke off some how and some way. I've had this setup over 6 months or so with no problems. Any suggestions on how to get this fixed. I suppose I could upgrade my mobo/ram to DDR3 while I'm down, but would like to get this fixed for a spare rig. Input is welcome, thanks.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.8 ASUS M4A87TD-EVO Sapphire 6950 w/bios change 8GB Gskill Ripjaw X DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial C300 128gb SSD/Samsung Spinpoint F3 1Tb Lite-On DVD+RW / Lite on BD Windows 7 64 bit LG W2600V 26" 
PowerCaseMouse
NXZT 750 NZXT Phantom LogitechPerformance MX 
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Interesting.
You could always get another bracket..
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-AMD-CPU-Fan-...item3eff6e0b39
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Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
250 GB 840 EVO Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Logitech K350 
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Seasonic x750 Corsair 600T Logitech G100s Razer Goliathus Speed 
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Plantronics Gamecom 788 
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