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bluntknife

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bought a new mobo and just fitted my old processor on to it find but the problem is that my old heatsink wont fit on the new motherboard. any surgestion on what i should do?
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wannabe1

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Get one that does fit?

xoxide.com has a pretty good selection, as should many online sellers.
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it could prob make this one fit if i filed off the edge? would that damage it to much?
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You could do that, but be very careful not to nick or otherwise damage the milled surface that fits to the processor.
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all im going to attemp to do is file off half of the bit the sticks out on both sides to make it fit.

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