Scythe Universal Retention Kit 3 - Secure mounting for High-End CPU Cooler

January 27, 2011 | 12:26

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Scythe Corporation, a renowned cooling manufacturer, today announced the release of its third version of the Universal Retention Kit. This enhanced version comes with several improvements and wide multi-socket compatibility for both AMD® and Intel® sockets. The list of compatible sockets contains Intel® Socket T / LGA775, LGA1156 LGA1366 and the brand-new socket LGA1155. It furthermore supports the AMD® Sockets 754, 939, AM2, AM2+, AM3 and 940. Universal Retention Kit 3 is once again based on a backplate mounting system and allows firm contact pressure as well as secure mounting of even big and heavy CPU Coolers.

Commonly supplied retention bracket of AMD® Mainboards are made of plastic which has a downside of giving risk of breaking when using with an on-market High-End CPU Cooler. This problem doesn’t accrue with the supplied retention bracket of the Universal Retention Kit 3 which is made of solid steel and thereby provides the necessary sturdiness even for big High-End CPU Coolers. For Intel® architecture this kit allows pushpin mounting to be converted to backplate mounting, thereby providing high mechanical stability hence also providing the necessary sturdiness even for big High-End CPU Coolers with a pushpin solution. In order to ease the detachment process of Push-Pins, a convenient Push-Pin Removal Tool is supplied along in the accessory.

Scythe Universal Retention Kit 3 can be further used in case of loss of mounting brackets, as well as a replacement backplate for your Scythe “Flip Mount Super Backplate” mounted Coolers.

Universal Retention Kit 3 (Model No. SCURK-3000) is available for 9.95 EUR (excluding VAT).


Model Name and Model No.:
Universal Retention Kit 3 (SCURK-3000)

Compatible Sockets:
Socket T / LGA775, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366

Socket 754, 939, AM2, AM2+, AM3, 940

Universal Backplate (Metal), Retention Bracket (Metal), Wrench, Mounting Screws, Manual (multilingual), Push-Pin Removal Tool

3.62 x 5.71 x 1.42 inch / 92 x 145x 36 mm

6.52 oz / 185 g
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