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    help sisters broken one of the clips on the retention socket round the cpu that the fan clips on to?

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    can i get another retention socket for the motherboard.
    the fan cant clip on as its notch it clips on to is broken off so there for the cpu wont run.
    a new 939 motherboard is going to cost 50 quid.

    so was looking to get a replacement part is this possible?

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    Original Poster Banned

    http://uk.giga-byte.com/FileList/Image/motherboard_productimage_ga-k8nsultra-939_big.jpg

    A quick search for "939 retention" on ebay seems to show plenty available.

    Original Poster Banned

    its the left notch near the while barcode and near the white pin that shes some how managed to snap it off s o ther for te fan does not stay on


    uk.giga-byte.com/Pro…839

    GA-K8NS Ultra-939

    I don't know your specific mobo, but I have replaced one of these with one from a different make/model and it worked fine. Try to find one with a backplate that looks similair to yours and you should be ok.

    EDIT Not in the UK, but this seems correct for K8 mobo's:
    frozencpu.com/pro…3Pu

    You should be able to use your existing backplate if that's undamaged.
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