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I opened my case the other night to install a new sound card.
When i opened it up i heard clanking so i looked a little and the smaller heatsink...(very old motherboard lol)
not sure what its covering.. im pretty sure the microprocessor though.
the piece thats built in the motherboard to hold it in place was popped out... Is it possible to have this fixed easily? As of right now i have the PC laying on its side to keep it on top of it while using the PC very very little.
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If it is a northbridge chipset heatsink that has fallen off and th attachment cannot be fixed you might try some thermal heatsink sticky tape to hold it in place and help pull some heat off the chipset.


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