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Grab the heat sink and motherboard.

Gently pull the heat sink away from the board.

When replacing the heat sink, be sure to apply a new layer of thermal compound to the CPU to avoid overheat damage.

To reattach the heat sink: line the four clips up with the appropriate holes in the motherboard then simply push down on them to push them through to board. There should be a small click when each one is engaged.

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