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December 2, 2009 9:16:27 PM

Ok, so here is what I have just received in the mail...

AMD 955BE
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

And

Asus M4A79XTD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Now, the problem is, the cooler I have is this...

XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Which I thought said was AM3 compatible, but now I see it does not say that at all. Long story short, will this cooler work with the CPU Mobo, or do I need something else?

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December 2, 2009 9:34:09 PM

The AM2 and AM3 sockets are identical. That's why there are AM2/AM3 combination motherboards. You should not have any problems.
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December 2, 2009 11:36:54 PM

Thanks, a ton, glad to know!
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