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Help me with some building

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Cooling Antec Case fans (max) OCZ Vandetta 2 CPU cooler with a Kaze Jyuni 120mm fan 1200RPM+-100RPM 67.5CFM
Memory Patriot Viper Series 4GB 2x2GB DDR2 800Mhz 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE 896MB PCIe 2.0 Core 216 @ stock settings
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Case Antec Nine Hundred
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Plosion 7.1 with a coaxial cable connected to a Logitech z5500
Power Supply BFG ES-800 800W
Software Windows Vista (soon to be Windows Xp, Vista, and Windows 7 triple boot)
#1
I will try to reply a lot

So first thing, my amd 3200+ is stuck to my heatsink, I can't get it off by twisting, what do I do?
 
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Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz
Motherboard ASUS P5Q PRO @ stock settings
Cooling Antec Case fans (max) OCZ Vandetta 2 CPU cooler with a Kaze Jyuni 120mm fan 1200RPM+-100RPM 67.5CFM
Memory Patriot Viper Series 4GB 2x2GB DDR2 800Mhz 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE 896MB PCIe 2.0 Core 216 @ stock settings
Storage Seagate Barracuda 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s
Display(s) Acer AL2616Wd 25.5" 1920x1200 800:1 178degrees viewing angle 5ms S-IPS Panel
Case Antec Nine Hundred
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Plosion 7.1 with a coaxial cable connected to a Logitech z5500
Power Supply BFG ES-800 800W
Software Windows Vista (soon to be Windows Xp, Vista, and Windows 7 triple boot)
#2
I'm going to try to hair dry it

Update: hmm my hair dryer overheated, so now I have to wait for it to become col again, heatsink is hot from hairdrying, but CPU is still stuck

Update 2: ok, heatsink is hot as hell, now something smells, don't know if it's my hairdryer or CPU. Ok I'm going to try to twist it off

Update 3: I keep burning my fingers on the heatsink, but I still can't take it off :( what do I do?
 
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Video Card(s) VisionTek 4870 512MB @ 825/975
Storage Seagate Barracuda 750GB
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Case Gigabyte GZ X1
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC 1200 (yes, its onboard :) )
Power Supply FSP 700W
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#3
run the pc for a while until the cpu heats up. Then power off and take off the heatsink using oven mitts :D

You are sure that you removed all the fastening pins and things, right ?
 
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Memory Patriot Viper Series 4GB 2x2GB DDR2 800Mhz 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE 896MB PCIe 2.0 Core 216 @ stock settings
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Display(s) Acer AL2616Wd 25.5" 1920x1200 800:1 178degrees viewing angle 5ms S-IPS Panel
Case Antec Nine Hundred
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Plosion 7.1 with a coaxial cable connected to a Logitech z5500
Power Supply BFG ES-800 800W
Software Windows Vista (soon to be Windows Xp, Vista, and Windows 7 triple boot)
#4
1 sec, going to check

Update: it's just the CPU stuck to this big silver thing which is the heatsink, there is nothing else there
 
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Cooling Antec Case fans (max) OCZ Vandetta 2 CPU cooler with a Kaze Jyuni 120mm fan 1200RPM+-100RPM 67.5CFM
Memory Patriot Viper Series 4GB 2x2GB DDR2 800Mhz 5-5-5-15
Video Card(s) BFG NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 OC MAXCORE 896MB PCIe 2.0 Core 216 @ stock settings
Storage Seagate Barracuda 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s
Display(s) Acer AL2616Wd 25.5" 1920x1200 800:1 178degrees viewing angle 5ms S-IPS Panel
Case Antec Nine Hundred
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Plosion 7.1 with a coaxial cable connected to a Logitech z5500
Power Supply BFG ES-800 800W
Software Windows Vista (soon to be Windows Xp, Vista, and Windows 7 triple boot)
#5
Solved. I just pryed it off.

Now I'm going to clean it off with 99%alcohol

Update: so
E of the pins got bent, should I just bend them back? Can I do it with metal or will that scratch and screw it up
 
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Processor Q6600 SLACR @ 3.2 GHz
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Memory 2 x 2GB GSkill @ 962MHz
Video Card(s) VisionTek 4870 512MB @ 825/975
Storage Seagate Barracuda 750GB
Display(s) Samsung 943NWX 19"
Case Gigabyte GZ X1
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC 1200 (yes, its onboard :) )
Power Supply FSP 700W
Software Windows Vista 64 service pack 1
#6
Bent pins is bad, really bad. I had that with an old p3....

Try to bend it back gently. Don't use a metal as you might cause a short circuit. Use a piece of hard plastic