Northbridge controller

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.
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  1. 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.
  2. 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?
  3. You should, what is the model of your mobo?
    Theres are also stick-on solutions if you cant find the parts.
  4. Hello my MB model is Asus P4BGV-MX.
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