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  • Brand: Asus
  • Product: Computer cooling component
  • Model/name: Silent Knight
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese

Table of Contents

Page: 1
Thank you for choosing the ASUS Silent Knight series! Silent Knight is an efficient CPU cooling system
® ® TM
that supports Intel Pentium 4 mPGA478/ LGA775 and AMD K8 939/940/AM2 CPUs. With the latest
cooling technology from ASUS, Silent Knight lets you enjoy, share and extend your game time.
- Package Contents
Check the following items in your Silent Knight package. Contact your retailer if any item is
damaged or missing.
1.ASUS Silent Knight x 1
2.Thermal Grease Pack x 1
3.Universal Retention Bracket x 1
4.AMD converter of Universal Bracket x 1
5.Universal Back Plate x 1 for Intel
6.Universal Back Plate x 1 for AMD
7.Spring Clip x 1
8.Stand-off x 4
9.Retention bracket screws for AMD 939/940/AM2 (Black) x 4
10.Screws for Universal Retention bracket and AMD converter
of Universal Bracket (Silver) x 4
11.Retention bracket screws for Intel 478/775 (Silver) x 4
12.User Guide in multi-language x 1
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- Before you proceed
Take note of the following precautions before you install the Silent Knight CPU Cooler.
1.Make sure to turn off your computer and unplug the cable from the power source before installing
CPU Cooler.
2.Install the CPU before you install the CPU Cooler.
3.Remove the chassis fan or the air duct on the chassis side panel to clear the air path, if necessary.
4.Remove default retention socket on the motherboard, if there is any, before install the CPU cooler.
- Installation Procedures
1.Check the type of universal back plate for Intel/AMD.
Aim for the 4 apertures to screw holes of Intel 478/775、
AM2;Aim for the 2 apertures to screw holes of
AMD 939/940, and position the back plate underneath the
(Note: Please skip this step if there is already a back plate
underneath the motherboard.)
2.Apply an adequate layer of the thermal grease onto
the surface of the installed CPU.
3.Assemble the universal retention bracket :
Insert the Stand-offs into the screw holes of retention bracket.
- Intel 478/775 processor :
use four Intel screws and stand-offs to 478/775 screw holes, as shown in figure 3.1.
- AMD 939/940 processor :
use two 939/940 screws and stand-offs, as shown in figure 3.2.
- AMD AM2 processor :
use four AM2 screws and stand-offs, as shown in figure 3.3.
Note :
Since every Motherboard is designed differently, ASUS provides
you the AMD vertical converter as an option to reposition and
guide hot air to the chassis, real panel.
(But only under the condition that there is no mechanical
interference; as shown in figure 4.1)
5.Place the retention bracket on the motherboard.
Fasten the retention module with screws. Use a
screw driver to tighten the screws in a diagonal
sequence until everything is firmly in place.
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Intel AMD
AMD 939 / 940 Intel 478 / 775
Intel 478 / 775 AMD 939 / 940 AMD AM2
5.1 5.2 5.3
3.2 3.3

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