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You guy's aren't gonna believe this,

I got it apart, after heating it and moving back and forth..... it came right off!
Sometimes it really pays to not have a perfectly cleaned proc and heatsink to disturb the bond.

Unless it's a >1lb lead weight, epoxy bonding on hardware a super hold isn't needed. 1:1 and 1 mixture helps (especially reusing the components in another videocard/motherboard).

But that solvent above is handy for those who really do have a cured resin booboo. It's safer than mixing the highly flammable and lethal vapored alternatives.
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LOL ouch... Nows the time to pop off the IHS from the die. Thats really the only way to remove the cooler now, unless you got lucky and it didnt stuck well.


EDIT: I see you got it off.... your very lucky..lol
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You guy's aren't gonna believe this,

I got it apart, after heating it and moving back and forth..... it came right off!

Then I used a razor blade to get the rest off of the HSF, and finished with sand paper.

I re-seated, used the thermal paste that came with the Tuniq, now my temps are 38c idle using TAT at 3.4 GHz.

Again, thanks for the help guy's!
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