Motherboard Problem - Need a CPU Mounting Bracket

  RobCharles1981 16:54 11 Feb 08


I own the Asus Crosshair Mobo, all part of a Build my friend ordered for me running like a charm.

Thing is now I need a new CPU Cooler Mounting Bracket:

click here

I've asked at some local computer stores near me including maplin they don't sell em, what is best to do??



  daxian 17:24 11 Feb 08

hi rob.....try here.../click here....
loadsa coolers and cool stuff.Dave.

  RobCharles1981 17:59 11 Feb 08

If I brought a new CPU Cooler would that come with the Mounting Brackets???

  Totally-braindead 18:08 11 Feb 08

You mean the metal strap the runs across the cooler to attach it to the motherboard?

If you do then yes it will come with that.

I've just had a rake through my boxes of bits as I thought I had a spare I could send you but I must have binned it.

Maybe someone else will have one lying about?

  RobCharles1981 18:13 11 Feb 08


Its the Plastic Bit surrounding the CPU Socket I'm after (as in the picture) So where I can attach the CPU Cooler.


  RobCharles1981 22:50 11 Feb 08

If I replaced the CPU cooler would that come with the Bracket for the Motherboard??

  daxian 22:54 11 Feb 08

hi rob....
that normally comes mounted on the board it second hand?Dave.

  RobCharles1981 23:05 11 Feb 08

Nope its new, any idea where I can get this mount from? I've rang Maplins and a few other places no luck.

  james1` 07:49 12 Feb 08

I broke one for my pc and rang asus and they sent me 3(free) within a few days.Excellant service from them

  RobCharles1981 10:44 12 Feb 08

Hi James whats the number to contact them please??

  woodchip 10:55 12 Feb 08

If you look at the photo you posted you will see three little lugs on one side of the CPU the middle one and one on other side are what the Heatsink fan fits to, these come with the cooler

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