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Re: Heatsink on bottom of mothboard - is this necessary?

 
 
Paul
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      09-28-2008, 07:45 PM
Gilgamesh wrote:
> I'm looking at fitting a non Intel CPU cooler to my GA-EX38-DQ6 motherboard.
> But all the ones I've looked at require the removal of the heatsinks on the
> bottom of the motherboard.
> Would removing these heatsinks have any impact upon the performance of the
> rest of the motherboard?
> Thanks
>
>


http://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggIma...128-326-05.jpg

http://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggIma...128-326-06.jpg

Those are for stiffness, as much as anything. There is precious
little air movement underneath a motherboard.

Paul
 
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