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post #1 of 14
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Well, I attempted to remove my FX-55 IHS and did so successfully! But I bent a TON of pins doing so because I tried to rush the process. Definatly take your time cutting away the glue...lol
I had to bend about 50ish pins back!

T'was a success though, load @ 1.57v is 42c (with out my side panel made of delta power) from about 48c, good stuff...
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post #2 of 14
Most people recommend that you stick all of the pins into a sponge or something similar to protect them. I didn't and managed not to bend any pins. The main thing is just be careful and take your time.
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Do you have any pics of your adventure ?
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post #4 of 14
Duh you noob.



Kidding. Congrats. I was going to do it to my 3000+, but I was too chicken. Plus I was passing it on to my sister soon, so I didn't want to dump any more money into it if I did mess it up.
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post #5 of 14
If you are interested diagnois there is a video tutorial to taking an IHS off on the site.
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Pictures?
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post #7 of 14
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Unfortunately I have no picture oh how bent the pins were, but I could probably get a picture of how bent the pins still are.. lol. The socket straightened out some of the pins too, but some are still not perfect =\\.

Imagine the first row where the arrow is vertically, turned into a triangle to the next row =\\

Jeez, I've done this before too...lol
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post #8 of 14
Keep us posted!
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post #9 of 14
Yeah, It's easy to forget about the pins when you get focused on the razor and the sealant...
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Rofl what a noob!!
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