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After cutting my finger getting the clips off, I'm scared of breaking the ram chips. I wanna see if they are D9 like its "older brothers", but I don't wanna find out, and break 'em.

>_>;
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post #2 of 14
Try using a flat screw driver and remove it. But don't break the chips.
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Thats the problem.

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Using a razor.

Sloooowww. :\\

Not even sure if its gunna work.
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is it really worth the risk? if you find out it is D9 what difference will it make?
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D9 OC's nice.

This is OCN.
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
D9 OC's nice.

This is OCN.
well put, but I think the manufacturer may have specs related to your interests that give you your answers, good luck.
    
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Use a hair dryer to heat up the adhesive
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post #9 of 14
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Well, I got 'em off. Haven't tested to see if they still work. Cut my finger pretty bad though. :\\

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No D9.

Oh well, at least I know now.
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post #10 of 14
What RAM is it exactly that you're trying to find out whether or not they have D9?

Also, don't remove the heat-spreader, those are BGA and the ICs could easily come off, if they were soldered to the PCB maybe but I wouldn't risk it.
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