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Old 07-03-2008, 09:55 PM   #1
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Default heating, am I ok or do i need a new heatsink

I just got a intel core 2 quad q9450 and a heatsink but the heatsink does not work with my mobo as it doesnt fit. http://www.arctic-cooling.com/cpu2.p...9&data=3&disc= that is the one i got that doesnt fit i have the Buckeye-GL8E mobo and i was wondering if i need to replace the heatsink before i use my comp or if it's ok for a little i do plan on upgrading my heatsink so can anyone reccomend one i can buy it seems like all the new ones wont fit

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Old 07-04-2008, 10:24 AM   #2
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Default Re: heating, am I ok or do i need a new heatsink

According to the specs, it's an ASUS P5BW-LA, and that's an HP board...just by loking at the LA tag. Now, It doesn't fit as in the pins won't align to the holes?
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