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post #1 of 9
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Can you buy this separately?

Or, How would I remove it from a MOBO and how would I stick it back onto a new one?

Thanks!
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post #2 of 9
When I removed mine, obviously all the sticky padding comes off. I just took duct tape and rolled it up, stuck it on the back of the mobo and stuck the backplate onto it also.
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post #3 of 9
It is very difficult to remove, but you should be able to remove it, if you're carefull. You should be able to reuse it, if you apply some double sided tape. I don't know if you can buy it separately or not, sorry.
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post #4 of 9
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Ok, Thanks. Would you suggested like a stanley knife or something to carefully cut away the sticky pads?

I've got some double sided tape that I could use, Thanks for the info, + Rep
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post #5 of 9
Yes use the stanley knife razor very carefully and use a padded double sided tape.
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post #6 of 9
You do not need to tape or stick the backplate on the Mobo. Most members just don't peel the paper off the sticky thing.

I don't know where you can buy a TT120 backplate, but I know the Thermalright 775 backplate works as when I was testing temperature between my TRUE and TT120, I just use the TRUE back plate for both.

They are readily available for like 7 bucks or so.
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post #7 of 9
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Ok, Sure, Thanks for that! Hoping it works, LOL.

While we're talking about the TT, In my Antec 900, would you say it was best to have the TT pointing out the back, like it is here;



Or out the top 200mm fan?
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by crazcookye View Post
You do not need to tape or stick the backplate on the Mobo. Most members just don't peel the paper off the sticky thing.

I don't know where you can buy a TT120 backplate, but I know the Thermalright 775 backplate works as when I was testing temperature between my TRUE and TT120, I just use the TRUE back plate for both.

They are readily available for like 7 bucks or so.
Oh right, Is there no disadvantages from from not sticking it down?

I don't know if I'd be able to find one of them in the UK... I'll try removing the one I have now, Thanks.
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post #9 of 9
The way you have it oriented is right. With Tower coolers, you have the heatpipes to lay horizontally like the one in your picture so that you don't have a high delta between the cores.
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