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post #21 of 29
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My favorite tip for whenever you have to remove your CPU cooler (for cleaning, reseating, or putting a new chip in): Run any stress test for about fifteen minutes, just to heat that baby up, then shut the machine off, then proceed to remove the cooler. The idea is to "soften up" whatever TIM you've got on there. I guarantee you your CPU will never come off its socket despite the socket still being locked down.

Hope this helps!
That was my error. Cold machine (not booted in days) and was going to change the stock out for the zalman 9500
post #22 of 29
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I'm sitting here chasing my vodka and thinking about how much you guys rock.

You all saved me $59 (retail x2 3600 brisbane was $69) and last week someone sent me a am2 clip for my zalman 9500 (he even footed the shipping)

This is a wonderful community..........

Maybe thats why i try to help out (don't know how sucessful I am)
post #23 of 29
Man that happened to me too one time with a P4 in a weird mobo, I was like f this hes coming out!...sh** happens
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post #24 of 29
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I will never again use stock amd paste, unless before removing heatsink I let it run a stress test for > 1 hour (to head up that gunk)
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whats stock paste lol those pads suck and hard to get off their easyer after they heat up for little while tho. But i hardly ever use a stock heatsink on my main rigs only the backups get a stock cooler.
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post #26 of 29
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whats stock paste lol those pads suck and hard to get off their easyer after they heat up for little while tho. But i hardly ever use a stock heatsink on my main rigs only the backups get a stock cooler.
main rig:

Intel 6400 + TT 120 (was 9500)

BACKUP (aka son's rig) = brisbane + [was stock] zalman 9500 (free am2 clip)

I agree wolf
post #27 of 29
Before I knew what I was doing, I took the heatsink out of a 478 PC, and the CPU was stuck on. So I figured the whole thing was just the CPU and when I went to reinsert it, it wouldn't go. I push down as hard as I can. So hard that the motherboard bends. I call my friend to come help me. When I take it out to see *** is up, all the pins are bent every which way. So I sit at it for 45 min with a plastic toothpick, and Voila! It boots on the first try!
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omg after reading this thread i was like at the brizzy poppin out and screwdriver damage, then when you saved it!

Congrats man
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^Overclockers Soap Opera Oh Noes Will He Save It?
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