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

Discussion in 'Gigabyte' started by Paul, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Paul

    Paul Guest

    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/NeweggImage/productimage/13-128-326-05.jpg

    http://c1.neweggimages.com/NeweggImage/productimage/13-128-326-06.jpg

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

    Paul
     
    Paul, Sep 28, 2008
    #1
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Similar Threads
  1. B coivrick
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    599
  2. B coivrick
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    468
    B coivrick
    Jul 13, 2003
  3. Doug
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    613
  4. John Barrington
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    747
    John Barrington
    Oct 11, 2004
  5. Razorback Hellbastard

    Cleaning old thermal compound off bottom of heatsink

    Razorback Hellbastard, Jul 16, 2003, in forum: AMD Overclocking
    Replies:
    12
    Views:
    1,554
    Steven Campbell
    Jul 26, 2003
  6. Christo
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    563
    YanquiDawg
    Oct 31, 2004
  7. Kent_Diego
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    812
    Kent_Diego
    Sep 28, 2008
  8. timelord
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    816
    timelord
    Oct 2, 2008
Loading...