Northbridge controller Tags: Asus Controller Motherboards Last response: July 29, 2010 1:02 AM in Motherboards Share sunshine43 July 19, 2010 5:36:18 PM Hello, The metal thing on top of this controller has fallen off. The little metal things to hole the top on fell off. is this a problem. More about : northbridge controller soundguruman a b V Motherboard July 19, 2010 6:26:17 PM It's a heatsink. and the heatsink must be there, or the chip will overheat. You can buy a replacement which is designed for that board. sunshine43 July 26, 2010 3:10:31 AM soundguruman said:It's a heatsink. and the heatsink must be there, or the chip will overheat. You can buy a replacement which is designed for that board. Thank you but the little hooks on the MB, that the heatsink hook on to, are gone. Do I need a new MB or can this be fixed? Related resources MSI K8N neo4 northbridge fan control ? - Forum Error 15: Pre-Memory Northbridge Initialization - Forum 760G Northbridge a little hot? OC suggestions? - Forum ASUS P8H61 comes with no northbridge heatsink/cooler - Forum Question about Northbridge - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Timop a b V Motherboard July 26, 2010 3:17:41 AM You should, what is the model of your mobo? Theres are also stick-on solutions if you cant find the parts. sunshine43 July 29, 2010 1:02:59 AM Hello my MB model is Asus P4BGV-MX. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDoes the FSB connect the CPU northbridge or the northbridge to RAM? ForumIs it possible to control the northbridge and the southbridge from the cpu on pc ForumP4P800SE fried memory controller / northbridge ? ForumNorthbridge heatsink partly came off ForumSmall overclock, Fried Northbridge ? ForumNorthbridge cooling - GA-MA770-UD3 ForumNorthbridge fan/CPU fan-difference? ForumHas anyone used thermoengine socket 370 coolers as northbridge cooler? ForumIs 1.4v on the NorthBridge too high for a P45? ForumNorthbridge cooling? (Averatec 3150P laptop) ForumGA-X48-DQ6 high northbridge temp? ForumAsrock 990FX Extreme 9 RAM question. ForumMSI BigBang Xpower Sata 6 controller doesn't like cd/dvd drives ForumHow do I disable my Marvel Storage Controller in bios? ForumMemory controller or user error? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !