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to remove or replace the heat sink. sink in an iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2889. [ … ] Don't forget to follow our [guide|744|thermal paste application guide] after you have removed your heat sink.
to remove or replace the heat sink. sink in an iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2889. [ … ] Don't forget to follow our [guide|744|thermal paste application guide] after you have removed your heat sink.
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Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • Plastic Cards x1 added.
  • iMac Opening Tool x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • iMac Service Wedge x1 added.
  • Phillips #00 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T8 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T9 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T10 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.

Parts

  • iMac Intel 21.5" (2012-2017) Adhesive Strips x1 added.
  • Arctic Silver ArctiClean x1 added.
  • Arctic Silver Thermal Paste x1 added.
  • Coffee Filters or a lint-free cloth x1 added.