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Beginners Guide: How To Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA775 CPU and Heatsink

Beginners Guide: How To Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA775 CPU and Heatsink - PCSTATS
Abstract: With Intel's latest processor socket LGA775 formfactor, Intel has accomplished a couple of noteworthy things. The first was to substantially reduce the complexity and cost of manufacturing.
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External Mfg. Website: Intel Jan 08 2009   Mike Dowler  
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Locking the Processor in Position

The Intel processor should sit flat in the LGA775 socket, with the little gold triangle pointing towards the cam lever arm. In the CPU is not flush in the socket, or the tabs are not aligned, remove and check the orientation once more.

Now close the shim (load plate) and protective plastic cover. It will not close completely, as you can see below.

(Above: for clarity, shown with plastic cover removed)

Press one finger down gently on the load plate where it is not completely closed, then rotate the cam lever arm down towards the closed position with your other hand.

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Contents of Article: Intel
 Pg 1.  Beginners Guide: How To Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA775 CPU and Heatsink
 Pg 2.  Installing an LGA 775 Processor Safely
 Pg 3.  Inserting the socket 775 CPU the right way
 Pg 4.  — Locking the Processor in Position
 Pg 5.  Apply pressure to the LGA775 CPU
 Pg 6.  Installing the CPU Heatsink Correctly
 Pg 7.  Removing Socket 775 heatsinks and processors safely

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