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I damaged my CPU socket, can't remove CPU

post #1 of 36
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Socket 939

I sanded the side of the CPU socket to make room for my HS and then I went to lift the lever and the whole edge snapped. The cpu is still in the socket and I can't get it out. Lifting the lever does nothing. The socket does not slide to release the CPU.

Does anyone have a away to remove the CPU (only if I have to otherwise this is forever a permanent CPU/mobo combo for now on) if the level breaks, without ripping the cpu socket off the board?
post #2 of 36
vaccuum? lol.
    
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send the motherboard and CPU and if i get it apart i will send it back
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post #4 of 36
You sanded the socket?
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post #5 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by STN71190 View Post
You sanded the socket?
Indeed...but anyway, try using gravity to your advantage.
'bout time.
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use the force
    
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post #7 of 36
Take a picture. It'll be easier for us to give...ideas.
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post #8 of 36
Thread Starter 
I removed the IHS and was worried that the core was below the height of the edge of the CPU socket so I sanded the high edge (not the part with the holes) off a little bit and then when I went to raise the lever the whole side snapped and now the socket doesn't slide.
post #9 of 36
Well I had an old crappy cpu lying around that I was gonna break anyways, so anyways I broke the lever however i was still able to get the cpu out. Just try shaking it a bit and try pulling it a bit. Worked for me. However keep in mind I didn't really care at that time whether or not the cpu broke or not, but it ended up working fine.
    
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post #10 of 36
You could try to shift the CPU to the high side of the socket with the lever released to see if it pops loose.
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