computer hardware question

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  1. BiggDoggUNC

    BiggDoggUNC Show me a good loser... and I'll show you a loser.

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    The anchor my heatsink/fan clips on to broke. The little plastic bracket on my motherboard. Is there any way to repair it? Or is it new MB time?
     
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    copiertalk Secure Our Borders! OT Supporter

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    what processor? each socket is a little different. there are some tricks but most times it is a new motherboard time.
     
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    BiggDoggUNC Show me a good loser... and I'll show you a loser.

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    nice, is there a tutorial site on how to replace them? I was looking at mine and I can't see how it attaches to the motherboard
     
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    what cpu/mobo? Some have screws, some are held in with clips, others use pressure.
     
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    BiggDoggUNC Show me a good loser... and I'll show you a loser.

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    478 chip, it's an intel board, not sure the exact model though
     
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    okay, so that is held in by white clips. You'll need to remove the mobo and use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove each clip. Then the retainer will drop out.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    if your in a pinch, just ziptie the heatsink to the board.
     

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