Looking for a cooler to replace stock AMD cooler without removing back Tags: Cooling AMD Motherboards Overclocking Product Last response: December 19, 2011 3:38 AM in Overclocking Share fuggles December 15, 2011 10:15:27 PM I don't want to remove my motherboard and backplate What cooler can I just add on ?? with the remaining backplate there ?? What are my options ? Of course this is after I remove the stock AMD cooler More about : cooler replace stock amd cooler removing back kajabla a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking December 15, 2011 10:36:28 PM I don't think that's possible. Backplates are generally proprietary. You'll just have to throw an hour at it. fuggles December 16, 2011 12:46:33 AM are there any clip on coolers ?? for AMD 3 bracket Related resources Stock cooler is useless? - Forum Amd Stock cooler replacment help! - Forum Removing the stock cooler from Gigabyte HD4850 ZL - Forum Removing AMD FX 4170 stock cooler help - Forum Replacing stock CPU cooler - bracket on mobo back ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kajabla a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking December 16, 2011 1:10:32 AM Not that I know of. They really don't perform as well, so nobody makes them. deadon2 December 16, 2011 1:25:52 AM I just did one for the first time. Not a big deal. Went from AMD cooler from my 955 to a Xigmatek. Cooler temps, and silent compared to the stock one. andywork78 December 16, 2011 1:49:02 AM Corsair H100 - don't need to remove back... davcon a c 90 V Motherboard a c 174 K Overclocking December 16, 2011 2:46:05 PM Here's a few. Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Cooling/CPU+C... Arctic Freezer 13 Pro http://www.box.co.uk/Arctic_Freezer_13_Pro_High_Perform... Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 PRO CO http://www.dabs.com/products/arctic-cooling-freezer-13-... Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolermaster-hyper-tx3-e... Coolermaster TX3 http://www.play.com/PC/PCs/4-/17197616/-/Product.html?s... megamanx00 a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking December 16, 2011 3:47:19 PM A 92mm Xigmatek cooler would be the way to go if you don't want to remove the backplate. It's a great value for the money XIGMATEK LOKI SD963 $24.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Just make sure to properly clean off your old thermal paste and apply new stuff. kajabla a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking December 17, 2011 2:45:35 AM I had to take off the backplate for my SD963... megamanx00 a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking December 19, 2011 3:38:45 AM my SD964 worked fine with the included lever on my AM2+ board. Of course, now I know it would have been better go with the larger 120mm cooler and take out the rather useless fan on the side panel, but live and learn Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp with a replacement AMD FX60 stock cooler ???? ForumAMD STOCK COOLER VS COOLERMASTER HYPER 212 EVO ForumFinally, a review of AMD stock coolers! ForumCore 2 Duo stock cooler question ForumCooler Master HAF 932: Regular Edition vs. AMD Edition ForumTemps after applying AS5 Thermal Paste to 6870 Stock cooler ForumHyper 212P Cooler Master and Dell435MT motherboard ForumIntel i7 950 on Stock Cooler - Or on Glacialtech Igloo 6100 Silent(E)? ForumI5-760~ 84 C full load prime95 stock cooler ForumAMD Hex core Stock Cooler is "CRAP"? ForumIntel stock fan & reusing liquid cooler & refilling it ForumGood cheap aftermarket cooler for AMD Phenom 955 BE x4 ForumAre there pulsatile pumps? Forum[Solved] AMD phenom II x4 970 Forum955 BE cooler + cabinet More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !