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Page 1

  • Introduction.
  • Heatsink Compound. 
  • How AMD Socket A Processors are Packaged. 

Page 2

  • Choosing a Heatsink-Fan. 
  • Observe Antistatic Procedures.
  • Prepare the Motherboard. 

Page 3

  • Inspect the CPU for bent pins.
  • Inspect the Heat Sensor. 
  • Unlatch the Socket Lever. 
  • Insert the CPU. 

Page 4

  • Orient the Fan. 
  • Clean the Heatsink and CPU Die.
  • A Little Dab Will Do Ya.
  • Keep it Clean.
  • Check the Standoffs.

Page 5

  • Install the Heatsink-fan.
  • Inspect the Heatsink. 

Page 6

  • Plug-in the Fan. 
  • Install the Memory and Motherboard.

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