I didn't know they had heat sinks.... I thought they were just a small chip on the board right next to the CPU.
Probably safe to remove if you disable the integrated in the BIOS. Just don't remove the CPU heat sink. --- He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence
Are you sure the heatsinks you want to remove are for your IGP and not the north/southbridge? --- "How do I get rid of a Trojan Horse?" -Sailor_Kakashi "Leave it outside the gates of Troy overnight." -Davel23
Well that is not the integrated graphics chip, that is on the same die as the CPU. Do not remove the heatsink. Im sure the graphics card would not touch the heatsink. --- ===>>> http://www.garyjpaterson.deviantart.com <<<===
Based on your picture, that's the southbridge heatsink. Not good to remove. Definitely make sure it was reseated well with proper thermal paste, etc. --- "How do I get rid of a Trojan Horse?" -Sailor_Kakashi "Leave it outside the gates of Troy overnight." -Davel23