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Windows 7: What is that black bit around the cpu socket called?


26 Mar 2010   #1

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What is that black bit around the cpu socket called?

I can not remember what that black bit around the cpu socket is called again, i need to order one for my spare motherboard.

Whats it called?????????




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26 Mar 2010   #2
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Heatsink retention bracket.
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26 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

The actual black bit, not the retention bit, the whole black bit which is screwed to the motherboard surrounding the cpu socket.
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26 Mar 2010   #4
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26 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Like he said it's called a "heat sink retention bracket"




It comes with all the bits (top and bottom) ...
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26 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

Any idea where you can order them?
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26 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Have a looky here pal

universal retention kits
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26 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

Looks a bit weird to set up
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26 Mar 2010   #9
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That ebay link I posted, most of them are 4.99 with free shipping.
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26 Mar 2010   #10

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What socket do you need it for?
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