Solved Heavy Heatsink Tags: Power Supplies Heatsinks CPUs Motherboards Components Last response: August 10, 2012 3:56 AM in Components Share Vigoram August 10, 2012 3:29:37 AM Hey guys, say you have a heavy CPU heatsink and you're worried about your motherboard being damaged. What would happen if you were to lay your tower on it's side? More about : heavy heatsink Best solution DJDeCiBeL a c 76 ) Power supply a c 283 à CPUs a c 137 V Motherboard August 10, 2012 3:45:54 AM Share Nothing, really. I suppose it WOULD take some stress off of the motherboard, but as long as the cooler has a back plate for support, keeping it standing up is just fine too. Vigoram August 10, 2012 3:47:39 AM Thanks for the reply. Related resources Any problems w/ a heavy heatsink ? - Forum lapping a heavy heatsink - Forum heavy cpu heatsink /fan - Forum heavy heatsink - Forum Is it true some heavy coolers damage the motherboard over the years? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DJDeCiBeL a c 76 ) Power supply a c 283 à CPUs a c 137 V Motherboard August 10, 2012 3:48:40 AM You're welcome. Vigoram August 10, 2012 3:56:26 AM Best answer selected by Vigoram. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSuggest a desktop configuration for a heavy multitasker ForumBest features for laptops, heavy use. ForumI7 920 60C idle and 95 under heavy load, help! ForumRandom Freezes Under Heavy GPU Load ForumSlight mod for heavy air coolers ForumRecommended hsf for heavy non oc load [solved] ForumI7-2600k system for heavy stats and gaming? ForumCore i7 720QM reaching 89C on heavy load in laptop. Is this expected? ForumSpontaneous restart under heavy load. ForumNew Heavy 3D Gaming PC - Long Term High Budget ForumHeavy Gaming Machine ForumCPU Runs Heavy During Medium Gaming ForumIs this compatible? ForumThermal paste. do you apply it to heatsink and cpu? ForumNew heatsink fan More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !