Products | Technologies | Support | Press | Reviews | Where To Buy
Home



    FAQ



    How can I check whether my AMD mainboard has a standard AMD backplate that’s compatible with the SecuFirm2™ mounting system and how should I proceed with the installation?

    The SecuFirm2™ mounting system requires a standard AMD backplate (either plastic or metal) with screw threads as shown on the pictures below. These backplates are pre-installed on the rear side of most AMD mainboards (see first picture below) and fixed to the retention module with four screws (see second picture below). If your retention module is fixed with plastic bolts instead of metal screws, please contact support@noctua.at in order to obtain an appropriate backplate.

    In order to proceed with the installation of your Noctua cooler, please remove the four screws and the retention module but keep the backplate in place so that you can see the screw threads from the top side of the motherboard (see third picture below). You can then proceed with the installation of the SecuFirm2™ mounting kit as described in the manual (see fourth picture below).

    AMD backplate

    AMD backplate

    AMD backplate

    AMD backplate







    Do you have a question concerning one of our products? Please use this form to pose a question!

Noctua
25.10.2014 - Tweaks.pl NH-D15
Test verdict: "To wszystko razem daje nam ocenę 5/5 oraz aż 3 rekomendacje, za wydajność, kulturę pracy i jakość." (Marcin Żyto, Tweaks.pl)
Submit

25.10.2014 - Conseil Config NH-L9i
Test verdict: "[L]es Noctua NH-l9x seront d'excellents choix de ventirads lors du montage d'une configuration mini-ITX de très petite taille." (Christian Marchini, Conseil Config)
Submit

25.10.2014 - Freeocen.de NF-A4x10 5V
Test verdict: "Auf Grund der sehr guten Verarbeitung, der edlen Optik und dem sehr großen Lieferumfang, hat sich der Noctua NF-A4x10 wirklich einen Gold-Award verdient." (André Sterba, Freeocen.de)
Submit

25.10.2014 - BestPCInfo.pl NF-A8 PWM
Test verdict: "Oczywiście tego wentylatory, które przy zachowaniu dobrej kultury pracy cechuje także wysoka jakość wykonania zasługują także na nagrodę 100% QUALITY!" (Łukasz Talkowski, BestPCInfo.pl)
Submit