Cracking Open the Drobo B800i: Removing the heatsink
A small heatsink is attached to the Drobo B800i's processor. The heatsink is held to the motherboard by two plastic fasteners. Using a pair of needle-nose pliers, I compressed the fasteners enough to remove the heatsink.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.