Scratched back of mobo Tags: Motherboards Cooling Last response: February 3, 2011 1:52 PM in Motherboards Share swtor February 3, 2011 10:39:01 AM Need help last night I put h70 water cooler on mobo and the back bracket scratched the back of the board so that the copper chanel is visible but not severed. What do I do. More about : scratched back mobo WyomingKnott a b V Motherboard February 3, 2011 11:44:53 AM If the motherboard still works, thank your lucky stars and paint the back of the board with <some sort of nonconductive protectant; I'm sure that there are people here who know what to use>. If it doesn't work, hope that you can get away with RMAing it. m 0 l Ubrales a c 95 V Motherboard February 3, 2011 1:52:34 PM The copper that you are seeing is part of one of the traces on the motherboard. Put a thin film of thermal compound (Artic Silver 5 or whatever you have) on the exposed portion of the trace in order to protect the copper from oxidizing. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedscratched the back of a GPU? Forum SolvedI scratched my PCB's back T.T Forum Scratched back of asrock extreme 3 z77 Forum SolvedI scratched my mobo a bit installing a GPU HELP Forum I scratched my Mobo with Screwdriver, chances of problems? Forum SolvedTiny scratch on the back of my motherboard Forum SolvedIs My Mobo Holding me back? Forum SolvedI'm stuck on a RAID utility screen, and cannot get back to BIOS, I have tried everything I know, even restarting mobo. Forum SolvedReplacing stock CPU cooler - bracket on mobo back? Forum SolvedCan I use a back up partition on an old HDD with a new Mobo and CPU? Forum SolvedGood headset, plug it into front (case) or back (mobo's) audio ports? Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build from scratch. Q on Mobo/psu/case...mostly Forum 1 inch slight scratch on MoBo, will it cause problem? Forum Back of Mobo has bent pins Forum Mobo suddenly turns off after 5mn, won't turn back on Forum Static on the back of my mobo Forum Having trouble installing win7 since I got my mobo back. Forum Low wifi signal after taking mobo out and putting it back in Forum New CPU, Mobo and RAM, do I need to back files up on HDD? Forum Best intel 775 mobo i can get for taking q9550 back to life? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !