Originally posted by Akira
All C64s have a cardboard shielding inside, instead of a metal one.
Most C64's have cardboard shielding, but I have a number of earlier C64's which have metal shielding, which also acts like a heatsink for the SID, CPU and the ROMs. I think I've even seen a few C64C's with metal shielding.
I hope anyone using their C64s regularly have removed the cardboard shielding, as they don't bloody work! What it does do is to make your 64 hotter, which means it will die more quickly, so if you want your C64 around for longer, get rid of the bugger now! (and get some cool mini heatsinks for the chips like I have