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MoBo bracket and Big Typhoon?

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I got a bad run of boards and I had the last one installed by an local shop. He left the bracket( top one ) to my MoBo in place when he installed my TT. I get 32 idle and 42 load. Case temp 23. I'm up grading to an better stepping SD . When I do, should I take that bracket out?
    
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I have never left the retention bracket on because there is no real need for it unless you are using stock cooling. If it doesn't do anything then there is no harm in removing it
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I suppose if the bt fits and is seated properly then having the bracket isn't hurtung anything. tt says to take it off though. you should yell at your guy for not reading directions.
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my instructions gave the option of keeping the backplate or useing TT's backplate.
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On my HTPC I have a Big Typhoon and I am using the Asus rear bracket. To tell you the truth, I like it better than the TT rear bracket.
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