Integration retention and clipping mechanism for BGA mounted CPU and chipset cooling
Publication Date: 2001-Apr-23
The IP.com Prior Art Database
Disclosed is a design for an integrated retention and clipping mechanism for BGA mounted, unsocketed CPU and chipset or onboard graphics cooling. Benefits include support for larger cooling solutions for high-powered BGA devices, placement of BGA solder balls in a state of compression after assembly, and the transfer of Z (out of board bottom plane direction) dynamic loads to the retention module instead of the BGA balls.