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Hey,

I've got a small problem. i have never before handled a CPU-unit. But now, I want to change my Processor all by my self. How to do that and how to get rid of the Coolerblock and Processor that's still on my Mobo? It won't get off
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To remove the cooler you will have to figure that out on your own. There's usually a lever to flip up and then you unhinge it but it's different for ever cooler. After that lift the little lever next to the cpu and gently pull the cpu straight out by the corners. It should come out with no force. Be carefull not to bend the delicate pins on the bottom.
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
To remove the cooler you will have to figure that out on your own. There's usually a lever to flip up and then you unhinge it but it's different for ever cooler. After that lift the little lever next to the cpu and gently pull the cpu straight out by the corners. It should come out with no force. Be carefull not to bend the delicate pins on the bottom.
Well the coolers the real pain in the ass, really. I haven't got a clue how to get it off, I'm frightened for breaking something.
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Originally Posted by AMD-rules
Well the coolers the real pain in the ass, really. I haven't got a clue how to get it off, I'm frightened for breaking something.
aometimes if it has been sitting there for a long time the thermal paste can almost turn into glue and the heatsink can be a real pain to get off. I almost had to pry a cpu of the HSF a while ago. Dont just yank the thing off, they can be tricky, just take it easy and it will be fine
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post #5 of 28
just slowly turn the hs back and forth, and eventually it will come right off. =)
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post #6 of 28
we can really help you if you can post a good pic of it on here so whe can see the mounting sytem it has and well know just how to pop it off...
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post #7 of 28
are you running the arctic cooling silencer, it looks to have the lever type deal, play with that till that comes off the bracket firstly.
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post #9 of 28
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Originally Posted by tuchan
Jep

And here's the pic of the other PC cooler I want to get off.
I just think there's a metal Pin that stops the Heatsink from lifting.
I really appreciate your help though!
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post #10 of 28
Make sure the clips/levers are up (as in not engaged) and then slowly rock it back and forth, but stop if you feel any pressure so you don't bend the prongs.
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