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I'm organizing my boxes of various hardware parts and I stumbled upon a couple of spare RAM heatsinks from Accelero L2 Pro (they're like 1,5 x 1,5 cm) so I'm wondering if putting these on my G31M-ES2L MOSFETS would help, or they'd do more harm than good?
I also have VRM heatsinks (the L shaped ones) from same set, so maybe these would be better?

Stock cooler so they're getting some airflow.
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You can put them on, but I don't really see the reason to. I think you are just risking short circuit conduction if somehow the HS bridges the pins of other places of the board, but I doubt it really.
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yea you shoudl be good to put them on, but you wont need them. That board is designed to run without heatsinks, but then again its nto designed to OC either, so they might help if you are OCing high.
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