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post #1 of 6
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May be an easy question for some of you, but should i remove my heatsink when i change cases? Its an XP-90
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I would just to be safe, dont want to break anything off, but its up to you.
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well since its prolly just clamped to the mobo you shouldnt have to, although it might make it easier if it ways a ton. if it ways a ton make sure your careful with it so that it doesnt like break the board.
    
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post #4 of 6
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ok...would this require a fresh coat of as5? removing it?
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post #5 of 6
Um, just don't do it. It's much easier. If you're using something such as a BT with a 30cm3 lead block attached to it, then it would probably be a good idea taking off the cooler
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post #6 of 6
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lol alright...i guess i'll just be careful, support it the whole time n stuffz
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