I have a abit nf7-s 2.0 and the northbridge fan is dying on me.

Since it has a little heatsink and the fan is TINY... would it be ok to just take it off?

I know it's there for a reason but I have't overclocked this mobo one bit.

What do you guy think?

AMD XP Thoroughbred 2200+
1.8ghz OCed with FSB only to 2.0ghz