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Phanteks PH-TC14PE Weight a problem?

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According to specs this thing weighs almost 3lbs.

Now I want to get one but one thing still alludes me... HOW DOES THIS THING NOT SNAP MOTHERBOARDS IN HALF?!

I mean seriously, 3 pounds?

My True 120 Xtreme weighs almost 1 pound and I thought it was pushing it.


If I get one of these things, will I have to prop it up with zip ties or something?
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You have absolutely nothing to worry about unless you transport your pc often. Frequent car rides might cause strain on the motherboard.

But you would be surprised at how strong a motherboard actually is.
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Think about how many are on motherboards out there. Have you ever seen a motherboard broke because of the heatsink?

I haven't.

Only heard of a couple being broken and that was because they were dropped 3 feet or some other silly accident.
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Don't buy a thin AsRock board wink.gif
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