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I was wondering is it possible to remove the heat spreaders on my Corsair XMS2? If so, can someone tell me how? I'm afraid I'll break it or something if I attempt to pry it off.
 

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If you do remove them it would void the warranty.<br><br>
Why would you want to take them off?
 

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Ya, just pull them off..lol. But, why? Most good heatspreaders actually help...unless you're getting ramsinks....
 

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Oh sorry, I forgot to mention why. I wanted to replace it with LED heatspreaders. Or...is there another way to add LEDs to it?
 

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Lol don't void your warrenty just to make them look nice, just attach an LED fan next to them or something <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">. Some RAM like the mushkin RAM, has the heatspreaders attached on in a special way and taking them off will damage something.
 

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no way to add LEDs to it?<br><br>
Can you lead me a little on the fan? Such as....40mm? or bigger? Where will I put it?
 

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Oh my god, I think I'm gonna <img alt="" src="http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a291/Coppi/vommit.gif" style="border:0px solid;"><br>
Disco is dead sir.<br><br><br>
Aside from voiding your warranty, you also run the risk of pulling the IC from the PCB, since that the IC is a BGA type IC unlike the ICs in DDR which are soldered into the PCB.<br><br>
Well, BGA is soldered as well but, it's a different process. More fragile it is.
 

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Instead of putting Led heat spreaders, take a look at this <a href="http://www.xoxide.com/neon-crab-memory-cooler.html" target="_blank">http://www.xoxide.com/neon-crab-memory-cooler.html</a> It helps cool and has lights.
 
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