Disaster - bent pins / thermal paste on 3700X
Just installed my 3700X two days ago with stock cooler. Got AM4 adapter for my NH D15 today.
Opened up case. Unhooked one side of stock cooler... the other side was stuck. Tried to tilt it slightly then pull which worked. Then I notice the CPU is stuck to the bottom of the cooler... I get the other hook off and yeah CPU's popped out along with it stuck to the bottom of the cooler.
I was able to wiggle off the CPU from the cooler (couldn't pull it off) and since the stock cooler has so much bloody thermal paste on it that it dripped onto the sides (as careful as I was trying to be).
Then I notice some pins may be bent.
What can I do now?
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