[PLUG] Fwd: [OT/HW] How to unglue AMD Phenom II from it's heat sink?

Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa.com at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 00:57:01 PDT 2013


On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings HW enthusiasts,
>
> The motherboard of one of my system is RIP.    When I took out the CPU
> heatsink+fan, it came out with the CPU firmly stuck to the copper!.
>
> I have tried to separate the CPU from the heat sink without much
> success.  I am afraid if I try any solution it might damage the CPU.
>
> Any suggestion to resolve this 'sticky' issue would be much appreciated.
>

IPA(Iso-propyl-alcohol) may help in the cleanup.

-Sudhanwa



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