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post #12 of 17
The mounting for AM3 is as easy as anything else; it shouldn't be any more flimsy than any other mount. All you do is put the backplate on and screw the screws in through the block.
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by Enfluenza View Post
???
the guy be trollin. i found installing mine as easy as any intel socket. the only thing that got me pissed is that my case's CPU hole is cut specifically for intel CPUs. HELLO COOLER MASTER, THERE IS MORE THE 1 KIND OF CPU MAKER OUT THERE!

GAWD intel favoritism is SO ANNOYING!
even in google chrome spell checker it gives me an option for 'Intel' instead of 'intel'. when i type 'amd' do i get 'AMD' as an option? NO!
THIS CRAP PISSES ME OFF!!!!!!!

oops i got carried away
i'll stop ranting now.
Same here with the CPU backplate hole with my HAF 922,although not even a water cooler,I could just barely get the backplate on for my Hyper 212+.
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post #14 of 17
Is AMD not mountable for phase change? No. Water cooling is just fine and most blocks come with every socket including AM3.
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post #15 of 17
Eh?
That's weird. My EK Supreme HF Full Copper CPU water block has the exact same mounting brackets for the Intel and AMD sockets, just different sizes...
So in theory it should be as hard to mount on an Intel motherboard than on an AMD motherboard...
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Same here with the CPU backplate hole with my HAF 922,although not even a water cooler,I could just barely get the backplate on for my Hyper 212+.
What? You trollin'? because I personally have a 212+, and it was easy to get the backplate on...
post #17 of 17
You people are so paranoid. Everyone has an AMD vs Intel/nVidia vs ATI/Pepsi vs Coke agenda right? He couldn't just be a regular guy who doesn't know what he's talking about?

Anyway on topic it's no harder to watercool AMD than Intel. Independent of an unusual case or motherboard arrangement of course.
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