Why Is There a Metal Plate on My Rambus Memory Module? - Technical Tip - 163802
The metal plate that covers Rambus memory is a heat sink.
The metal plate that covers Rambus memory is a heat sink and helps dissipate excess heat produced by memory module.
CAUTION: Rambus memory modules can become very HOT and for Safety reasons, ensure the systems power supply is disconnected and the heat has completely dissipated prior to handling Rambus memory modules.
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