It is very simple to install the cooler on mainboards. It is pressed down to the CPU heat-spreader with a special lever on Socket 754/939/940/AM2 platforms – you have to remove the LGA775 fasteners, preinstalled on the cooler, before that. If you’ve got an LGA775 mainboard, you use the standard plastic locks typical of this socket. Some serious effort is required to fix the locks, and the mainboard bends noticeably. You don’t have to take the mainboard out of the system case to perform the installation.
Here is what the Vanquisher looks like inside a system case:
The manufacturer recommends to sell this modest low-end cooler for a mere $20 and provides a 1-year warranty.