As the technology behind processors increases in power and complexity, the technology behind attaching the heatsink becomes flimsy and difficult to install.
I can only hope my law someday becomes a hot topic of debate with supporting evidence on both side. Even better, I hope the law becomes obsolete all together. However, the growing heatsink aftermarket could be solid evidence Jimmy's law will be around for a while.
|Image courteously stolen from a webs site|
that started with big red letters stating,
"WARNING: engineering defect in stock
Intel heastink/fan units for LGA socket."