Installation is simple and may be completed in just a few minutes. Users need not worry about applying thermal paste to this unit, either: it is already applied to the cooler's contact surface.
Precisely applied: a view of the thermal paste layer after the cooler's been mated to the CPU.
To protect the unit during shipment, a plastic cover shields the contact surface.
Before you can position the cooler onto the retention module, you must first remove both screws.
Cooler cradle for AMD Socket 939
Next, the cooler is placed in its cradle inside the retention module, and is attached using the two screws. This procedure will only be problematic when the backplate is not glued onto the motherboard; in that case, you will have to remove the motherboard from the case to put all the parts in correctly.
Adapter cable for the fan controller
To keep things straight, the connectors are labeled.
Fan controller rear view
It's easy to distinguish high and low speed modes
Front view of the expansion slot bracket