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[Help][Fixed]cpu stuck on corsair water block

post #1 of 12
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Ok. so today i started preparing for a mod i'm working on.
disasembling my pc and when i removed my corsair watercoler from my cpu my cpu just followed the the coler.
Cant for the love of god get the cpu off the block without resorting to violence.
What can i do.
I was planning to replace the cpu but that's way down the line in my budget.
And i cant just put the cpu back in the motherboard with the block as the leaver to fasten the cpu is in the way.

Any suggestions on how to solve this, if at all possible.
post #2 of 12
Razer / credit card. This is a standard amd issue.
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post #3 of 12
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ha. I like the fact tat you just went "ah this problem. Must be an AMD" smile.gif

I have tried with sharp objects. with no luck so far.

..... and yes it is an amd.
post #4 of 12
maybe apply little bit of heat with a hair dryer
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post #5 of 12
I'm still trying to get my head around but isn't there a retention plate on the board, so how did the CPU come over with the block. There's many details so I'm just assuming.
post #6 of 12
Pulling it off with a Flathead screwdriver works for me.
Just make sure to catch the CPU when it flies off.
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
the amd am3+ socket has no retention board. just old school pins that locks in place. with a poor lock i might add, that cpu just popped out with the block.
Ill try the heat. and if that does not work the screwdriver.

And here i was so hyped cos i was gonna start the nicest mod i have ever done today.
Getting loads of plexiglass and bought the tools and stuff so no money for new cpu.
There's always something.
post #8 of 12
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Ashuiegi.... You are the man. or women...
Hairdryer worked like a charm
post #9 of 12
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ha. I like the fact tat you just went "ah this problem. Must be an AMD" smile.gif

I have tried with sharp objects. with no luck so far.

..... and yes it is an amd.

It's because the AMD socket retention isn't that good and it happens often. Especially since the socket hasn't been revised really since the AM2+ at least.
I can assume Intel had similar problems when the P4 socket was mainstream, but less people were into custom computers and the internet was far less widespread.
 
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post #10 of 12
was sure it would ^^ , tim tend to go hard after long period and you just need to get it soft again then it come out easier , another thing it to twist a bit before trying to pull , there is some sort of force/vacuum that occur after long period and you need to break it before pulling a bit like a suction cup.
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