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Old 02-07-20, 01:46 PM
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Chinese manufacturer ProArtist solves AMD's "Stuck CPU" problem with IFE2 bracket

AMD's biggest annoyance has been mitigated.

Read more about ProArtist solving AMD's "Stuck CPU" problem with its IFE2 bracket.

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Old 02-07-20, 01:57 PM
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This is one of those products where you slap your head and think "Why didn't I think about that!!"
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Old 02-07-20, 02:14 PM
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Having narrowly avoided destruction from the "suction cup of doom", this is something amd should include with their CPUs.
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Old 02-07-20, 03:21 PM
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Hopefully this becomes apart of their standard requirements for manufacturers so it becomes universally included
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Old 03-07-20, 10:24 AM
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Never had a stuck cpu, but I always twist the cooler off anyway
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Didn't even know this was a thing, first time I'm hearing about this phenomen.
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Old 05-07-20, 07:02 AM
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I actually managed to do this once about 20 years ago with an Intel P166 on socket 7. I had a hell of a time separating the stuck cpu from the base of the heat sink as the old white thermal grease of the period and the very flat ceramic cpu made a superb bond. It survived as did the socket. I learned the twist technique from that along with getting it warm prior to removal.
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