In order to install an I.C.E cooling the K45's or K48's motherboard must be removed.

Please see the step-by-step graphical illustrations:

  1. Unplug the ATX 1 and 2 power connector from the motherboard.
  2. Unplug the Front Panel internal USB cable from the motherboard.
  3. Unfasten three screws from the back of the K45 to take the power supply unit out of the chassis.
  4. Once the power supply unit is removed, please unfasten another six screws from the motherboard and remove the motherboard.
  5. Fasten all four screw standoffs on the platform.
  6. Make sure each standoff is properly screwed in place.
  7. Re-install the motherboard and make sure the standoffs underneath line with the screw holes on motherboard.
  8. Apply thermal compound on atop the processor.
  9. Install the I.C.E. cooling, re-fasten all four spring screws and plug the fan connector into FAN1 on the motherboard.
  10. Re-connect the ATX 1 & 2 power connectors as well as the Front Panel USB cable and SATA cable.

The K45 only supports Intel processors for socket LGA 775 with a TDP of up to 65 W. Please go to the Shuttle website for the support list and also refer to the Intel website for more information.