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is it Recommended to Remove the Noctua NH D15 before shipping the PC with my Car ?

70% is fine, just don't dip the cpu in it then put in mobo immediately, for cleaning paste it works perfectly fine. As for the cooler, as long as you have the case on its side and it can't slide around you should be ok, If you can't secure it so it can't slide remove cooler and gpu... If transporting with gpu in, have the gpu oriented to the car so that acceleration and deceleration forces aren't sressing the slot (so pcie slot parallel to the side of your car)

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I want to Ship a PC I build for a friend with my Car

can that big cooler damage the motherboard if I don't remove it ?

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Yes, take it out


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if it's a short drive, you don't need to worry if you just lay the PC on its side.

 

Shipping via a postal service, always remove tall objects like the cooler and GPU.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
59 minutes ago, Slottr said:

Yes, take it out

is it hard to reinstall that cooler without removing the motherboard from the Case ?

I don't want to remove the motherboard it is a lot of work

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12 minutes ago, Sarah242 said:

is it hard to reinstall that cooler without removing the motherboard from the Case ?

there should be a motherboard cutout at the back of the motherboard in most cases

question is if it's big enough to take the backplate out, since leaving it in will scratch the back of the motherboard and that's not good


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3 minutes ago, Sarah242 said:

is it hard to reinstall that cooler without removing the motherboard from the Case ?

I don't want to remove the motherboard it is a lot of work

No


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 hour ago, Moonzy said:

there should be a motherboard cutout at the back of the motherboard in most cases

question is if it's big enough to take the backplate out, since leaving it in will scratch the back of the motherboard and that's not good

I don't Understand

why I need to Remove the backplate also ?

remove the cooler Only is Not enough ?

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5 minutes ago, Sarah242 said:

I don't Understand

why I need to Remove the backplate also ?

remove the cooler Only is Not enough ?

nevermind i just remember secufirm is good, and doesnt have a rattling backplate after removing the cooler


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11 minutes ago, Sarah242 said:

is it hard to reinstall that cooler without removing the motherboard from the Case ?

I don't want to remove the motherboard it is a lot of work

how far are you going to be driving with the PC? are you driving it yourself, with enough trunk space?


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10 hours ago, Sarah242 said:

I build for a friend with my Car

remove it if possible, and even remove the gpu if it's a heavy one and put it on it's side if possible, the d15 is heavy and tall so yea remove it if possible. 


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1 hour ago, Fasauceome said:

how far are you going to be driving with the PC? are you driving it yourself, with enough trunk space?

100 Miles

I also have another question

is it Safe to use 70 % alcohol to Clean the thermal paste if I decided to remove the cooler

I heard it has a lot of water

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1 minute ago, Sarah242 said:

100 Miles

You should leave the cooler on

 

1 minute ago, Sarah242 said:

is it Safe to use 70 % alcohol to Clean the thermal paste

Yes, I often do.


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I stuff the case with packing material that I get in Amazon boxes.  

So far no incidents.

The trips are around 200 miles on a turnpike.


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2 minutes ago, Sarah242 said:

is it Safe to use 70 % alcohol to Clean the thermal paste if I decided to remove the cooler

wet the cloth with it, dont pour it on the cpu and you should be fine


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Take the cooler and possibly the GPU out if your going 100mi. the D15 is super easy to take in and out. Clean the TIM off before transporting using rubbing alcohol and a paper towel. Bring some fresh TIM with to re-install the Cooler with upon arrival. 

 

You might get away with leaving it in and putting it on its side if there are no potholes on the way but I wouldn't risk it.

 

Good luck!

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If you place it on the side (of the motherboard) all should be perfectly fine.


... but I'm no expert

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70% is fine, just don't dip the cpu in it then put in mobo immediately, for cleaning paste it works perfectly fine. As for the cooler, as long as you have the case on its side and it can't slide around you should be ok, If you can't secure it so it can't slide remove cooler and gpu... If transporting with gpu in, have the gpu oriented to the car so that acceleration and deceleration forces aren't sressing the slot (so pcie slot parallel to the side of your car)


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I wouldn't bother. If you wedge it in the back seat, it won't move, and you won't have any issues. If you're carrying people, just make sure the tower can't move.

If you're getting forces hard enough to dislodge the cooler during travel in a vehicle, with the case secured, then you're going to the ER anyway and your PC is the least of your worries.

 

4 hours ago, Slottr said:

Yes, take it out

I wouldn't bother. Having traveled many, many times with towers, it's unnecessary with proper loading.


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