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    Member Krypto's Avatar
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    790i CPU Heatsink Compatibility List

    What fits and what doesn't? I couldn't use my Zalman CNPS8000 because of the shear size of the board's MCP sinks. I succumbed to using the Intel Stock HS/F.

    What has worked for you? I'll update the list as more options come. This will definitely help those of us looking for a solution.

    Fits
    Intel Stock
    Ultra-120 Extreme


    Doesn't Fit
    Zalman CNPS8000
    Last edited by Krypto; 06-03-08 at 07:26 PM.
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    Anubis_386's Avatar
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    Just pick up a Ultra-120 Extreme with a pair of yate loons .. Its a tight fit but it fits .. Best performance around
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