Re: Northbridge Heatsink

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Jj, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. Jj

    Jj Guest

    "Phil-on-a-hill" <> wrote in
    news:ehN_a.12403$:

    > I'm getting a new one of these soon because the old one is bad.
    > Anyway, both the old and the new use the 'spring-screw' method (for
    > want of a better description). However, no matter how much I try I
    > just can't get the old one off! I mean, if I try any harder I'm going
    > to break something. Has anyone got any ideas?
    >
    > Thanks


    The fan broke on mine and I started getting random crashes. I had to remove
    it with pliers as I couldn't get it off. I stuck a passive heatsink on with
    arctic silver epoxy, works fine now. I wouldn't stick a fan on with epoxy
    though in case it breaks. Don't use normal epoxy either.
    Jj, Aug 14, 2003
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