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I don't move around my desktop much, but nevertheless it's going to get moved (definitely when my university starts again!)

Anyways, I was just curious if this HSF will cause any damage upon being moved from one location to the next (which will involve a car ride).

I didn't really think about this aspect when I installed it

Thanks!
post #2 of 11
Depends how far your going to be traveling, if it's just a short trip across town, it'll be fine. If your going a larger distance, you'll want to remove it for the time being
post #3 of 11
I've taken my PC with a tuniq tower 120 (heavier than the 212+) connected to the board across town to lans in my car a few times and it was fine but I took it easy just in case, especially over speed-bumps.
If you're shipping it or something then definitely take it off though.

Edit: Basically, what Yumyums said. Didn't really contribute much, did I?
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It's fairly light so it should be fine. Just don't fly over speed bumps and potholes at insane speeds.
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post #5 of 11
yes it is. I moved 2 weeks ago with my system with a 212, and it didnt really move or stress the mobo. So in other words, dont worry to much about moving a system with a 212 in it.
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post #6 of 11
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Hmm, the roads that I'll take to get back to my uni (~1hr away) is pretty smooth, but I may remove it just in case something stupid happens :X

Thanks for the feedback, guys. Much appreciated.
post #7 of 11
You can try to set your computer sideways so the cooler is directly over the mobo instead of hanging out and putting weight on it perpendicularly.
    
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Just laydown the case on its side so the cpu cooler rests on the mobo
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I cant see anyway you can hurt it really. Unless you physically reach in there and try to snap it off, or have a really bad wreck. Lets hope neither of those happen. Hyper 212 is not a heavy, large heat sink by any means and will be fine travelling. Now a Copper TRUE, that would be one to be careful with.
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Originally Posted by Narmo23 View Post
Hmm, the roads that I'll take to get back to my uni (~1hr away) is pretty smooth, but I may remove it just in case something stupid happens :X

Thanks for the feedback, guys. Much appreciated.
Just so you know, I recently moved from Germany to Spain (18 hour trip by car) and I took my sig rig with me in the car (The computer was laying down), and it arrived just fine.

The Thermaltake FrÃ*o is heavier than the 212+, you'll be fine, it's only an hour trip, you'd be fine even with a huge cooler like a Silver Arrow or a Noctua NH-D14.

I wouldn't worry about it.
    
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