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Quick Question concerning AM2 and AM3 Mounting

WarEagleAU

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Alright, I have an AM2/AM2+ system currently running. Im running water cooling on it. SO I have a question. Seeing as Im fixing to change over to my P2 955 and Asus ROG Crosshair 2 mobo, will the mounting for water cooling be different? What I mean is, will it align differently (on the back plate where I have to screw my mount clips to) that I have it now?
 
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They are one and the same. :toast:
 
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One quickie too - does that mean that I can put a heatsink, that is originally meant for AM2, on my AM3 board? They are all the same?

yup. S754 all the way to AM3 you can use the same heatsink mount.
 

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Sweet thank you both for this.
 
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