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CM 212 Evo AMD Side Backplate insulating tape on intel socket

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I recently opened my case to clean it and noticed that the insulating tape had fallen off the backplate. I guess this happened due to heat. To my understanding this tape exists only for the AMD sockets, where you install the backplate flipped. I'm assuming that in my case, where I use an intel socket, this insulating tape is useless (it only comes in contact with the backplate and thin air, not the case or the mobo). Am I safe to keep using this rig without the backside insulating tape?

Specs

ASUS P5E3
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
SSD Hyper 212 Evo
8GB Corsair Ram 1333
Corsair TX650W
Asus Radeon HD 7850 DCUII
Samsung 840 EVO 250(6)GB
Seagate Baracuda 256GB
Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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