Originally Posted by Dippyskoodlez
The socket? Definatly not as the core lies on the PCB itself which is on top of the socket
However, socket 775 you may not be able to clamp it down properly...
Nope, the top plate that clamps down on the cpu is above the pcb. So the die would probably be either level with the top plate or slightly below, which would make getting a good contact with the HS difficult without some modification.