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

26 Mar 2010   #11

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1


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27 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Sorry for the delay. I was asking because I have a few older, non-used motherboards--but no AM2 boards.
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27 Mar 2010   #13

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1

Thanks for checking buddy.
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 What is that black bit around the cpu socket called?

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