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How to remove the processor from the logic board.

  1. Pull on outer latch. Lower door until it is level with your work surface.
    • Pull on outer latch.

    • Lower door until it is level with your work surface.

    • Before working on the computer make sure it is not plugged into a power supply, then touch a metal object. This discharges static electricity, which could damage the computer.

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  2. Use the spudger to pry the clips horizontally off of the heat sink. Fully remove the clips by lifting upwards.
    • Use the spudger to pry the clips horizontally off of the heat sink.

    • Fully remove the clips by lifting upwards.

  3. Remove the heat sink by pulling upwards, off of the logic board.
    • Remove the heat sink by pulling upwards, off of the logic board.

  4. Remove the 3 screws attaching the processor to the logic board using the Phillips #2 screwdriver. Remove processor by pulling vertically upwards.
    • Remove the 3 screws attaching the processor to the logic board using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • Remove processor by pulling vertically upwards.

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2 Comments

anyone still sell the replacement processor?

Joseph Cole - Reply

Anyone who has upgraded their CPU’s manage to flash from MacPro1,1 to MacPro2,1? And If so How?

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