Normally people break things just because they’re not so bright but here is some ingenuity.
nothing wrong with that, all fins still intact, cooling retained, heck maybe even improved. well played sir, well played.
Have to agree with you there. Mobo manufacturer fail is anything.
Yeah wonder what brand that mobo is….what manufacturer puts a large heatsink behind the pci slot….fail design
Could be a custom heat-sink that the user has installed.
All the more reason to bend it then 😉
Custom heat-sink from Zahlman on a n-Force 4 mobo. Been there done that…
Yep, I owned that mobo myself once. Such a PITA to get a proper replacement for that scorching south bridge…
…and then burn the card.