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Old 12-24-2005, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Adhesive on Motherboard?

I just purchased the Thermaltake Tai-Chi case with Water Cooling. To mount the CPU water block you have to screw a metal h-plate, mylar, and insulator onto the bottom of the motherboard. The insulator is supposed to go against the motherboard (as far as I know), but it has removable wax paper which reveals an adhesive (on both sides of the insulator). I am curious to know if it is alright to apply this insulator with the adhesive exposed to the motherboard. I have an Asus P5WD2 Premium, and I figure I will roll with the old saying "better safe than sorry".
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Check the manual? Sorry I'm not familiar with watercooling. I would think it would be fine, but you may want to wait for someone else who has watercooling to answer.
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Lol man.. I checked the manual first but thanks. Yeah I just went ahead and did it. I have a warranty, so if it ruins the mobo I am fine. It really didn't stick a whole lot. It can be pulled off pretty easily. I'd let you know how the system ran.. if only I had my PSU! I should have that Monday.
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