newb question - installing heatsink Tags: Heatsinks Cases Cooling Motherboards CPUs Overclocking Last response: March 5, 2004 1:17 AM in Overclocking Share kagemusha March 4, 2004 11:52:27 PM Is it always necessary to remove the motherboard from the case when installing a new cpu cooler/heatsink? More about : newb question installing heatsink Crashman a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking March 5, 2004 1:09:04 AM no <font color=blue>Only a place as big as the internet could be home to a hero as big as Crashman!</font color=blue> <font color=red>Only a place as big as the internet could be home to an ego as large as Crashman's!</font color=red> scottchen March 5, 2004 1:17:24 AM Unless the heatsink your purchased is through-mobo mounting, then yes, but stockheatsink no. NEED NEW SYSTEM! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedInstalling Heatsink question Forum SolvedHeatsink/fan Installation; Thermal Interface Question Forum SolvedNewb builder installing a hdd Forum SolvedFX 6300 Overclock Newb Questions/Input Forum Solvedquick and fast question (newb here) Forum SolvedNewb needs driver installing help! Forum SolvedAsus B85M-G installation by a Newb Forum Solved4 Dimm vs 2 (the age old question reborn for a newb not finding answers) Forum SolvedNewb question. Does my motherboard support wifi or do I need ethernet cable? Forum SolvedQuickie newb question Forum SolvedNewb question - SSD Transfer Rate Forum SolvedNewb with a newb question Forum SolvedTotal Newb question about how to hook up PSU Forum First build-general anti-static + 212 evo heatsink install question Forum SolvedInstalling a new heatsink Forum Advice on my build? (Newb question) Forum SolvedNewb Question - Will OCing make a difference? Forum 1055t install question- heatsink Forum SolvedSSD newb question Forum Newb question about FBS and my RAM Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !