Introduction

In this guide, we will show you how to take out the CPU (processor), and replace it with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Pull the tab and the lid will pop up.
    • Pull the tab and the lid will pop up.

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  2. Grab the lid and pull it up and off.
    • Grab the lid and pull it up and off.

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    • The processor is located inside the heat sink (indicated by the marker).

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    • Unscrew the 9.5 mm screws from heatsink on both sides using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • If the processor is glued on to the heat sink, gently scrape off the glue and detach it from the device.

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    • Push the small lever downwards, then sideways and upwards, in order to release it from the hook.

    • Remove the processor from its casing.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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