Can confirm, as I just put my 212 on my new build. It's a standard 120mm fan that the clip is screwed on to. Unscrew the clips, remove them, replace fan, reattach clips to new fan, reattach fan to heatsink.
All right, fair enough. What's the best bang-for-your-buck i7 right now? Preferrably hexacore, if you know of one that's not too pricey. (looking on newegg, they still seem to be up there). In the mean time I'll be perusing i7's myself
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