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question "heatsink on video card"

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Arkaine23

Captain Random Senior Evil
Joined
Nov 8, 2001
hsf removal

Stick the card in an anti-static bag and put it in your freezer for 10-15 minutes. Use a credit card, flat razor blade, or something similar to pry up the corners of the heatsink. Once loosened, twist it with your fingers to remove. I've also heard of using a hair dryer to heat the hsf instead of freezing it. Hope that helps.
 

Starfoxer

World's Biggest E-Thug
Joined
Feb 9, 2002
Location
USA
I have used the freezer trick before and it works great.
i wouldnt use the hair dryer cuz that seems a lil too risky