[SOLVED] Does my mobo gigabyte Intel i5 4440 Motherboard: gigabyte b85m-d3h have any vram heatsink ?

Eximo

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Lot of confusion here.

That motherboard has the main CPU VRMs covered with a heatsink. The minor voltages do not have a heatsink. Though in this case, that looks like it is being handled by a single chip.

VRM Voltage Regulation Module
VRAM Video Random Access Memory. GPUs also have VRMs. In the above picture it is the little area of components to the right, and the components to the left of the GPU where all the round capacitors are.

Motherboards have VRMs to take the incoming 12V and reduce it to the .8-1.5 volts that CPUs requires to operate, as well as voltage for the memory controllers, and other critical voltages.

GPUs have VRMs to do the same job for the GPU and GPU memory.

You should not need additional heatsinks since your CPU is a locked model, but just keep in mind there are better motherboards out there and overclockable CPUs that consume a lot more power. To get more power the VRMs generate more heat in the conversion process, so large heatsinks are necessary.
 

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Checking it up on the Gigabyte page for that board, one of the pictures in the gallery shows this:

Looks like it has a heatsink on the VRMs. In the top right where it says "Ultra Durable" in yellow.
 
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lvt

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Hey this motherboard have any vram
Intel i5 4440
Motherboard: gigabyte b85m-d3h and heatsink on it ? And if not can I place some thermal pad on it ? Where to place it, please point out.
I am currently in process of upgrading the cpu cooler.
Nothing over clocked, Mobo does not support it either.

View: https://imgur.com/a/fpjzJDU
Yes it has an integrated video that shares the memory with your system memory, up to 2GB.

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/75038/intel-core-i54440-processor-6m-cache-up-to-3-30-ghz.html

CPU installation guide:

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qczGR4KMnY
 

Eximo

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Lot of confusion here.

That motherboard has the main CPU VRMs covered with a heatsink. The minor voltages do not have a heatsink. Though in this case, that looks like it is being handled by a single chip.

VRM Voltage Regulation Module
VRAM Video Random Access Memory. GPUs also have VRMs. In the above picture it is the little area of components to the right, and the components to the left of the GPU where all the round capacitors are.

Motherboards have VRMs to take the incoming 12V and reduce it to the .8-1.5 volts that CPUs requires to operate, as well as voltage for the memory controllers, and other critical voltages.

GPUs have VRMs to do the same job for the GPU and GPU memory.

You should not need additional heatsinks since your CPU is a locked model, but just keep in mind there are better motherboards out there and overclockable CPUs that consume a lot more power. To get more power the VRMs generate more heat in the conversion process, so large heatsinks are necessary.
 

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