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Think twice about removing IHS on an X2 6000+

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#1
Well, I killed yet another cpu. I tried to pop the IHS off of my X2 6000+. Had it good and warm and everything, but the core ripped out. Mine appeared to be soldered. I didn't think AMD did that, but the silvery substance squeezing out from around the core where it meets the IHS is shiny silver, and hard as a rock. I have to have some of the worst luck with computers. At least I have this X2 3800+ (very first batch :() to hold me off until I get my E6600. Pics below.
 

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Wile E...you ever thought of...you know...stopping? lol
 

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Never ever forcefully remove an IHS.
If it doesn't literally fall off after cutting the black rubber on the edges it is soldered. Judging by the scratches on the edge of the package you indeed forced it off with a screwdriver.
 

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another dead cpu :p
you should get insurance
 

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lol the last weeks ur breaking stuff offed
 

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Never ever forcefully remove an IHS.
If it doesn't literally fall off after cutting the black rubber on the edges it is soldered. Judging by the scratches on the edge of the package you indeed forced it off with a screwdriver.
Yep, discovered this the hard way. Unfortunately, I never noticed any references to that before. I thought the glue was just extra tough on mine. lol.
 
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Now I know what the inside of a AMD dual core looks like.
Thankyou for sharing.:D
 
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haha if killing $400+ worth on parts is considered interesting!
lucky you have me waiting in the wings to bring my 680i and e6600!

just remember, CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT! (*cue zek with funny cat picture)
 

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haha if killing $400+ worth on parts is considered interesting!
lucky you have me waiting in the wings to bring my 680i and e6600!

just remember, CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT! (*cue zek with funny cat picture)
It also killed the cpu in this case. :roll:

Seriously tho, if it weren't for you, I'd be much more upset right now. Thanks bro.
 

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all i can say is when are you going to take of the IHS of the x2 3800:)
 

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What?????

rly? Have you tried it yet?

You need a psu and FX62 now u say LOL
 

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Spoilt little child :laugh:
I wish I had a mountain of hardware to screw with :p. One day :)
The only reason I haven't tried yet, is because this is my last cpu. lol
 

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What?????

rly? Have you tried it yet?

You need a psu and FX62 now u say LOL
lol. I'd debate the FX-62, but I don't need the psu. Mine is just fine. lol
 

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I can't belive this happened.

Have you stuck it in just to see if it does still work?
 

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I can't belive this happened.

Have you stuck it in just to see if it does still work?
:roll: Look at the pics again. The WHOLE core is attached to the bottom of the IHS, and there is a ginormous (relatively speaking) hole where the core is supposed to be on the chip.

0% chance of ever operating again.
 

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Did u have to force it?
 

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Well I guess you have to put AMD chips on the oven now too before you remove it. That sucks!!!
 

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Well I guess you have to put AMD chips on the oven now too before you remove it. That sucks!!!
Yeah, I even took out off of a fresh shutdown, where I did a little Orthos to warm it up good.
 
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R.I.P. little sweetheart :D