|Looks like I did in fact butcher that|
Its in a case ( grounded ) but easy to get at. Certainly removable.
" What type of CPU cooler are you using, stock or aftermarket? " CPU does not get hot at all, I dont think its drawing much current if any at all. This is a after market cooler though. The oem is available but smaller.
" What about thermal paste? You must use it & it must be applied properly." Its on there.
" Did you confirm your CPU is on the supported list?" yes