troubleshooting Question

How to remove a CPU from a mobo when heatsink is on top?

Avatar of Christian de Bellefeuille
Christian de BellefeuilleFlag for Canada asked on
11 Comments3 Solutions382 ViewsLast Modified:
I've got a motherboard that i suspect to be defective.   I want to replace it, but how can i remove the whole thing to keep my CPU & FAN?

The mobo is a biostar A770E3 with a CPU AMD Phenom II X6 1100T (socket AM3).  It's brand new.  


Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 3 Answers and 11 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 3 Answers and 11 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros