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Xigmatek Achilles S1284C CPU Cooler - Accessories and Documentation

The last of the trio gets tested from Xigmatek. This time we are testing the Achilles S1284C with optional i7 mounting hardware.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Mar 3, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Xigmatek

Accessories and Documentation

 

Xigmatek Achilles S1284C CPU Cooler

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The accessories that Xigmatek ships with the Achilles are the basic AMD lock-down bracket and the LGA775 push-pin mounting brackets. They also include four, anti-vibration fan mounts and two Phillips head screws for mounting the LGA775 brackets. Lastly, they include a tear open packet of thermal compound.

 

Xigmatek Achilles S1284C CPU Cooler

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The manual is very easy to follow for either of your mounting options and Xigmatek writes these instructions in seven languages.

 

Xigmatek Achilles S1284C CPU Cooler

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Here we have the optional Crossbow ACK-I7363. This mounting system is a bolt-through mounting kit that is compatible for both LGA775 and LGA1366. Notice the series that this bracket supports at the bottom left. Be sure you order the correct version, as there are other versions and they do not fit correctly.

 

Xigmatek Achilles S1284C CPU Cooler

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This Crossbow kit contains the following parts. An LGA775 and LGA1366 back plate with 3M isolation stickers to keep any grounding issues from arising. Below that is a supplied wrench for making sure the mounting screws are secure. Two Phillips head screws to mount the brackets to the base of the Achilles, and of course the brackets. To the right side are the actual mounting bolts to secure the brackets and back plate to the motherboard along with the tensioning springs, which can be easily slid over the mounting bolts.

 

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