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Removing heatsyncs of MSI Z87 Mpower MAX motherboard - Possible?

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Yo people. I'm working on a new rig right now, and just saw this motherboard from MSI.
http://us.msi.com/product/mb/Z87-MPOWER-MAX.html



I really like it, but there is just one problem.
The color scheme i planned to go with is Black and White. And the mosfet and the bridge coolers on this board are yellow. So if there's anyone here who owns this motherboard, this question is to you.

I have seen a mod from some guy here a couple of months back, and he removed the yellow heatsyncs of the Z77 Mpower motherboard.



So i was wondeing if it possible to remove the yellow part of the sync separately on the Z87 Mpower MAX as well.

Mpower MAX users, help me out. biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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I think if you remove the whole heatsink, it will probably allow you to take the yellow bit apart, IF it is removable, if not, then painting it with a heat conductive black may be an option
     
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Intel Core i7 3820 @ 4.5Ghz ASUS Rampage IV Formula X79 EVGA GTX 980 Ti Hybrid @ 1450/1900 Corsair Dominator 16gb @ 2.2GHz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue 1tb 7200RPM WD Caviar Blue 1tb 7200RPM WD Caviar Blue 500gb 7200RPM 120.5 Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro x64 LG D2343P-BN 3D Monitor @ 70Hz Corsair K70 (MX Brown) Corsair AX Series 850w 
CaseMouseAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Black (Heavily Modded) Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Sennheiser HD 598 Cs 
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AMD FX-6300 @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte 970A UD3 AMD HD8490 (OEM) @ 1.1Ghz Core/Mem Patriot Viper Xtreme 8gb @1600MHz 8-8-8-24 
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Hitachi 24" 70Hz Monitor Logitech EX110 OCZ ZT 550w Full Modular Zalman Z9 Plus 
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