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Old 12-30-2005, 02:29 PM   #1
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Default taking processor off heat sink

is it possible to take the processor off the heat sink after it has been glued .
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:00 PM   #2
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It is possible. Just don't force in only one area

You don't need force
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:11 PM   #3
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It's not glue. It's thermal paste. A gentle clock and counter clock wise turning while a gentle pull upward should free the heatsink from the cpu.
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Default Re: taking processor off heat sink

you can get the thermal cement though, maybe thats what he's talking about
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