478 pin.

By johnmayo
Sep 25, 2006
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  1. Does anyone know where i can get one of those plastic things that screw on the motherboard that hold the heatsink for 478 pin?
  2. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,520   +9

    Do you have a pic of one?
  3. johnmayo

    johnmayo Banned Topic Starter Posts: 123

    No but it is the thing that your heatsink clamps on to..
  4. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,520   +9

    Lol, I know what you're talking about, but I don't know where to buy one without getting a new heatsink.
  5. johnmayo

    johnmayo Banned Topic Starter Posts: 123

    lol its for my friends Dell 2300 he broke a piece off of it..but he wont admit it lol
  6. F1N3ST

    F1N3ST Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,088

    Buy a 10$ HSF combo from newegg. Look at the pix to see if they come with one.
  7. korrupt

    korrupt Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,060

    I suppose you really need it?

    You can't just use some thermal goo?

    Regards,

    Korrupt
  8. KingCody

    KingCody TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,568   +7

    Hi Johnny,

    I'm not aware of any stores that sell a replacement heatsink mount. but you could try a computer repair shop nearby. give them a call, chances are they have a few junk boards lying around (which would likely have a good HS mount). if you're lucky they won't even charge you for it.

    cheers :wave:
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