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I need to find a replacement plastic cpu cooler mounting sockett.

It is either in an older Dell or HP computer. I am looking for a Model 478 sockett. Made out of plastic; about 4" square in configuration. One of the arms of the mounting sockett is broken so the power supply cannot attach (lock down) to the mounting properly. This in turn is causing the computer to overheat and shut down automatically.

I would appreciate any help you can give me as to where I could find this part either used or new. Thank you VERY much. Mike Ostanik

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    tazwegion May 11, 2010

    Sounds like you're describing the socket 478 heatsink retention bracket, is that what you mean?

  • diggerjohn May 11, 2010

    What are you looking for the 478 socket?

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I can tell you that the Socket 478 has been out for production for quite sometime now. Finding a new anything will be rather difficult. My suggestion is to either look on E-Bay for a similar PC that you can get the part(s) from, or check Radio Shack or other electronics outlet store. Good Luck!

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