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: ForumQuestion about i-5 3570K stock heatsink ForumLookin' to build a new system... newb ForumIm sorry but one more newb system build question ForumNewb Question : E6600 Stock Cooling ForumScared Newb : HDD grinding, slows MB/s significantly ForumNewb cooling question . ForumNewb Qs: How to disassemble Water Cooling System and Do Repairs ForumNewb installing CPU and has a question ForumHELP! Newb with $1800 homebuild, Pls read ForumHelp! How to update/flash the Bios? newb question ! P5N-E ForumHeatsink fan for Core 2 Quad Q6600 ForumAnother Newb Question - probably answered many times-Backups ForumNewb : How difficult is it build your pc ? ForumHeatsink /thermal paste ForumTotal newb question ForumNewb question re: single and dual channel DDR ForumFixed Voltage ForumCustom Heatsink ForumAnother 2500 OC question ForumHeatsink/Motherboard incompatibility More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !