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socket 775 retention bracket for water block

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Hi guys,
So I found a bnib water block from swiftech. Its the stepped version compatible with the socket 775 cpu. The only issue I have is I cant find a retention bracket for it.

browsing their site gives me this p/n: S775-kit

a quick google search doesn't bring up any hits that I can purchase it from.

Does anyone know where to look? I've tried most of the major online vendors for watercooling, and if I cant find a retention bracket, I'll probably buy a new wb
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post #2 of 7
Which swiftech block?

found this for a socket 775: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=27036
post #3 of 7
If you happen to have a retention bracket lying around from a previous purchase that might work. I'm actually using a Xigmatch Crossbow since I purchased my Swiftech block long after they stopped putting 775 brackets in them.
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thanks for the replies guys

my block number is mcw6002-775
there's a picture of what it looks like on the box. its a piece of aluminum that goes on top of the waterblock and has holes for screws to go through the mobo. I'll upload a pic in a bit.

does your crossbow look like this?
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got the pics as an attachment


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I've got their older and an notably less shiny style.

Old block is old... I don't think we've been providing advice for what you're looking for. You need the piece of aluminum with the 4 screws that goes over top. We've been recommending bits of metal that go behind the motherboard.
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Originally Posted by d0gr0ck View Post
I've got their older and an notably less shiny style.

Old block is old... I don't think we've been providing advice for what you're looking for. You need the piece of aluminum with the 4 screws that goes over top. We've been recommending bits of metal that go behind the motherboard.
true advice is true, lol
I'll probably pick up one of those ek hf blocks.

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