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Nexus FLC-3000 R2 Universal CPU Cooler - Accessories and Documentation

Nexus revised the FLC-3000 and drops the R2 version on our labs. Take a look at what's new and what that means for you.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Nov 22, 2010 11:04 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Nexus

Accessories and Documentation

 

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The manual that comes with the R2 explains how to prep and install the cooler. These instructions will get you easily through installation on both AMD and Intel with nice pictures to follow if you get lost in the text.

 

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I broke the hardware up into two groups. First we get a hex wrench to use with the AMD mounting along with a syringe of thermal compound (I actually got two) and a spatula. You also get two sets of washers. One set is Mylar and these black washers come stuck to a piece of wax paper. There is also the set of white, nylon washers to use during the assembly.

 

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The AMD and Intel clips are the same as what was delivered before. Just that this time the Intel back plate is gone, and both AMD and Intel are now mounted with the four screws in the middle, through the motherboard.

 

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Installing the hardware for testing, I snapped an image of what it looks like when they are installed. The AMD clips mount in the same fashion.

 

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