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Stuck Heatsink?

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September 12, 2010 7:00:16 AM

One of the legs of my factory intel quad heatsink is stuck in the mobo. These cheap factory heatsinks had these 4 legs with plastic clips that you put into the holes in the mobo, but for some reason, the plastic on one of the legs keep bending outwards, so i super glued them together, so i could insert them into the hole. now i can't remove this leg from the motherboard. when i pulled my heatsink out, it snapped off from the leg, which is still stuck in the mobo. I re-attached the heatsink, with only 3 legs secured onto the mobo. Not that i need to replace my heatsink anytime soon, because the current one is doing fine, but should i worrying?

ttyl: one of the legs broke off the heatsink and is stuck to the mobo because of superglue. should i worry?

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September 12, 2010 7:27:36 AM

Not until everything stops working because of thermal problems or you want to replace the HSF.
September 12, 2010 7:37:58 PM

I'm surprised your not having an issue with overheating. But if your not having any problems run with it.
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