Adheasive thermal past problem... - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-18-2006, 06:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 438
Exclamation Adheasive thermal paste problem...

I have just bought a 3ed party heatsink and went to go install it and somehow the thermal past was adheasive... i Built the comp and appretly i bought the wrong past (now i have a good nonadheasive past) I went to remove the heatsink and had to do vary little tugging and to my shock the cpu was fermly glued to the heatsink.... there are no bent pens or anything... when I looked down the lock was still in the locked possition on the mobo... now i have everything just setting there... is there any way to get the cpu off of the heatsink and is my mobo and cpu still alive or did i kill it by doing that.. plz dont flame me just laugh to urself. im in need of help any info will be much appreciated. ( im not going to do anyhting till i get a responce). thanks
__________________

harley3344 is offline  
Old 05-18-2006, 06:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Alvin.C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,580
Default Re:

Hello,

:freak: sorry to hear a sticky situation ...

Is the lock mechanism on the socket of the motherboard still functional? Can you still place and lock the CPU securely in it?

As for your CPU and heatsink...as long as the CPU and heatsink isn't damaged, and that you pasted it correctly and sufficiently for it to transfer heat properly, then I don't see why you can't use your CPU just how it is right now. But not that you have much choice anyways.

It won't cause any damage if you pasted it correctly in the first place, and it should last longer and better in tough conditions anyways.

I would just leave it how it is.
__________________

__________________
Alvin.C
linkedin.com/in/alvinwkchan

|Gaming PC| |Dell Latitude E7250| |Macbook Air 13" (Mid 2013)|
|Windows 10 Pro (x64)| |Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz| |MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X| |Noctua NH-D15S CPU Cooler| |Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-GAMING 5 mATX Motherboard| |Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD| |Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-SDRAM| |OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular PSU| |NZXT Vulcan Micro ATX Case|
Alvin.C is offline  
Old 05-18-2006, 06:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 438
Default

the lock is on the mobo... it is almost impossible to place the cpu the way it is... unless its alrdy locked..would it be possible to remove it? like distilled water or something ty for the reply

Edit* yes the locking mech still works... but could it have possible striped it (dont know exactly how the lock works, as far as i can tell it moves the cpu over the socket and sets it on top ) like i said no bent pens so could it have broke the lock without the cpu? btw i have had this comp a while oced without any probs with heating
harley3344 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.