I’d like to replace the existing heatsink and fan combo.
I note there are what seem to be four screw-holes around the processor - are they intended to secure a heatsink?
If they are, could you confirm their their dimensions? I measure them as 35mm from center to center, and square. (I can’t reasonably view Altrium files, far as I know, or I would check myself.)
My first thought is to fit a purely passive solution - a heatink much bigger than the existing unit, I would imagine secured by its fitting into those screw holes.
The processor package is only going to be touching a fairly small part in the center of the heatsink, in the center, so I’m not sure how well this will work.
If it doesn’t work well enough I would then naturally think to put a fan on top, but where the heatsink is bigger, it would be a correspondingly bigger fan - slower, quieter, longer-lived.
Does anyone have any experience in this or words of advice?
I’m looking at the Advanced Thermal Solutions web-site, I would think if something existed which I could use, they would have it.