Bought zalman 9700 off ebay, will it fit an am3 socket ? Tags: Heatsinks Zalman Socket Overclocking Last response: January 15, 2012 8:16 PM in Overclocking Share fuggles January 15, 2012 5:38:58 PM do I need to buy one of these just in case it won't fit ? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Generic-Replacement-retention... Do I even need it ? This is the item I won - look at the pictures, will that fit an am3 quad CPU ? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/320826382190?ssPageName=STRK:... More about : bought zalman 9700 ebay fit am3 socket Rustyy117 a c 125 K Overclocking January 15, 2012 7:33:36 PM According to Zalman http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/Product_Read.asp?id... The cooler does support AM3 with the retention bracket included.. Looking at the pictures on ebay it seems the cooler comes with the necessary bracket. fuggles January 15, 2012 7:58:43 PM but the man in only inclkuding one bracket , and said he used it with an intel ?? what is that for anyway ?? the back or the front ?? Can I install this without removing my motherbaord ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Rustyy117 a c 125 K Overclocking January 15, 2012 8:16:08 PM http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/Product_Setup.asp?I... Click the link then in the new window click "Socket AM2/.... " I would imagine AM3 installation is the same. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !