You dont mean the 4 little feet on an athlon or duron do you? those you leave alone they keep the HSF from crushing the core (at least they are supost to)
When you cant find a way find a hammer.
T-Bird .7 ghz @.9 ghz
cooled by a Global Win fop-38
On an Asus A7V Motherboard with
256 pc-133 ram
Hercules 3D Prophet II GTS Pro
Sound Blaster Live!
Creative Labs 8x DVD
Western Digital 7200 RPM 40 gig HD
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