By: Tillmann (IP: 84.58.177.*)
Written on: 01-05-2006 11:20
the padded (black) side should face the motherboard. Under no circumstances, a blank metal plate should be applied to the motherboard; this may cause short-circuits.
Still, metal is better than plastic , and if you use the plate supplied with your heatsink, you can be sure it is suitable for that particular heatsink model.