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Thermaltake Big Typhoon + ASUS A8N32-SLi

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by ubern00b, 13 Jan 2006.

  1. ubern00b


    Joined: 25 Nov 2004

    Posts: 3,737

    Hi All

    Busy putting my new machine together and just reading the intallation guide for the TTBT and it states there are 2 mounting proceedures for those with a metal backplate and those with a plastic backplate (such as ASUS motherboards) but I notice that the A8N32-SLi has a metal backplate. Just wondering if anyone has this combination what method they used to mount the heatsink. Should I remove the backplate and use the TTBT mounting mechanism or should I just leave the backplate and screw the heatsink into that? Any help is appreciated.
  2. clone


    Joined: 11 Jul 2003

    Posts: 6,368

    Location: Telford//west mids

    Isnt the backplate stuck on with sticky foam stuff?
    I would say m8 if the new cooler will work without taking the plate of then leave well alone.
  3. DavidS14


    Joined: 2 Apr 2004

    Posts: 733

    Location: UK

    There's a good thread with that combination here , there was some info on the mounting as well I think.
  4. Jokester


    Joined: 7 Aug 2003

    Posts: 41,623

    Location: Aberdeenshire

    I removed the MB back plate and used the one supplied with the BT, works great but's fiddly bolting it up.

  5. malccy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 25 Mar 2005

    Posts: 1,907

    Location: Torquay, Devon, UK

    I simply used the one that was on my motherboard although UI have connected it differently to instructions supplied. Currently on 26c at 280x10 which is pretty amazing.
  6. ubern00b


    Joined: 25 Nov 2004

    Posts: 3,737

    Thanks for all the replys guys, I think ill just leave the one on the mobo, seems easiest :>