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Home » Test Your Skills » Other
PC Assembling
Author: Gabriel Torres Last Updated: December 19, 2006

1. Some technicians put between the solder side of the motherboard and the metallic chassis of the case the antistatic foam (normally pink) that comes together with the motherboard. About this procedure we can say:

This is an excellent procedure, as it prevents the motherboard from touching the metallic part of the case, avoiding a short-circuit and thus the motherboard from burning.
It would be better to use white foam, which has a higher static coefficient than the pink one.
This procedure is only recommended for motherboards with on-board video, as they usually stay a little bit loose inside the case and this foam helps to stabilize them inside the case.
This is a bad procedure, as it prevents the correct airflow inside the case and also prevents the motherboard heat dissipation, leading to computer crashes due to overheating.


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