Dell Inspiron 6000 Heat Sink connection
Posted on 2006-11-25
I'm having a problem with another overheating Dell laptop. I installed a fan driver utility that seemed to help a bit, but the CPU still reaches temperatures of 82 C.
After taking apart the unit to apply some arctic silver thermal compound, I noticed that the heat-sink was connected to the board by solder. A
After cleaning the fan, etc., I'm having trouble soldering the 5 vault connector back to the board.
I'm using a 15 watt soldering point and have a Digital Multimeter but the connectivity issue is still not resolved.
Any suggestions on how to resolve this issue would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance,