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Intel Retention Brackets fits AMD's Sockets?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by Super XP, Jan 10, 2010.

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    Is there any way to make Intel sockets (Socket LGA775 - Socket LGA1366 - Socket LGA1156) Retention Brackets fit on AMD AM2, AM2+ & AM3 motherboards? There’s got to me some sort of compatible device to see this through.

    I don't like the fact AMD Heat sink/Fans sit horizontally with the Fan facing the Graphics card because trying to use a 120mm Fan blocks either 1 or 2 of your DDR DIMMs slots where as Intel Heat sink/Fans sit vertically facing the DDR DIMMs with a lot of clearance away from the graphics card and so you have full use all available DIMMs.

    I’ve been looking on the internet and cannot find any information on this. My next step is to make such a bracket. ;)

    See the difference how the Heatsink fits on each CPU. The Intel way is a lot better...

    AMD Socket AM2+ Retention Bracket:

    Intel Socket LGA 1156 Retention Bracket:
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