Do I have to take out the motherboard to install a new heatsink? Tags: CPUs Cooler Master Heatsinks Intel Motherboards Last response: February 23, 2013 3:52 PM in CPUs Share DivineIntellegence February 23, 2013 3:44:43 PM I'm planning to change my stock intel heatsink to a coolermaster t4, my motherboard is an asrock z77 4. More about : motherboard install heatsink MauveCloud a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard February 23, 2013 3:52:17 PM That depends on your case. Some cases have an opening behind the cpu to allow mounting a backplate for a cpu cooler. If your case doesn't have that, you'll need to take the motherboard out of the case first. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedhow do i install my new heatsink on my AM3+ motherboard Forum SolvedDo i need to take the motherboard out of the comptuter to put new thermal paste on? Forum Take out Mobo to install new HSF? Forum What steps should I take for install new motherboard? Forum SolvedWhat is the best network adapter out there to take advantage of my new router? Forum SolvedConfused with the motherboard, heatsink cooler & ram help me out? Forum How can i take my Bluetooth adapter out of my laptop and install it into my Desktop PC? Forum SolvedCan I take the HDD out of my old desktop and put it in my new computer and still be able to use window 7? Forum SolvedWhat motherboard, case and psu should I take for building my new pc? Forum SolvedI need to buy a new computer but I also need to take 2 hard drives out of the old one Forum order of install heatsink out of case or in case ? Forum SolvedNew Motherboard - Take the risk? Forum SolvedCPU Temp After New Heatsink Install Forum Motherboard shorting out after new CPU cooler install Forum Solvedcan i take out the pre built fan on a retail case and replace it with a new one? Forum Instaling new heatsink to motherboard, help? Forum SolvedHow do you take a new Crucial SO-DIMM out of it's plastic case? Forum I cannot get to my OS with graphics card installed, when I take it out I can. Forum SolvedTake out SSD in desktop, and use it on new laptop Forum SolvedHow can I find out what cpu my wg43m motherboard will take Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !