The cooler is fastened to the mainboard like XIGMATEK’s coolers. You use a locking clip for K8 CPUs – it is inserted into the slits of the base between the pipes:
To install the cooler on LGA775 mainboards, you have to secure two fasteners with plastic locks on the cooler’s base:
The installation procedure is very simple in either case and does not require you to take the mainboard out of the system box. When installed, the OCZ Vendetta looks like that:
The cooler comes with a 1-year warranty at a recommended price of $30-35.