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Thread: Heat sinks
01-01-02, 01:09 AM #1
Does any one know if the alpha 8045 and swiftech mc462 -a
fit on the soltek sl_75drv2 motherboard
01-01-02, 02:47 PM #2
Hi NEWBIE911, welcome to the Forum,
I'm sorry but for sure your Mobo isn't compatible with the HeatSInk Pal8045 (check it here) so I suppose that is the same with the Swiftech MC462A.x5650
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01-01-02, 05:48 PM #3
You can modify the heatsinks, however, to fit, as long as you have a hacksaw and vise. This does void the warranty, howver (how the hell are yo going to break a heatsink anyhow???)
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01-01-02, 10:13 PM #4
I had to take the corner off my alpha to clear a capacitor.. I used a file. IT worked great.
soyo dragon and alpha 8045
01-02-02, 07:29 AM #5
- Join Date
- Aug 2001
- Milton Keynes, UK
an alternate idea is getting the swiftech mcx370 designed for socket 370 cpus but i am sure it will fit your mobo
01-02-02, 12:13 PM #6
- Join Date
- Dec 2001
- Littleton, Co
MCX462, have one and love it. no problems installing no clearence probs.
01-02-02, 01:42 PM #7
Usually people will work around if it doesn't fit. In this case in the thread you've see people used files etc.
Before my slot computer died I had a Volcano 6cu+ I was planning to put on the slotket I had to cut down maybe 2-3cm because it was coming in contact with the chipset.
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