Examples of processor fan retaining devices. Prime95 32bit – Reinstall all the cables into the back of the computer. The handles move out and snap into place when the processor is fully seated and the cooling fins point towards the inside of the motherboard. For some models, you must check the motherboard specifications.

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To find the specifications for your computer, type the model number and specifications. Plug the power cord in last. Note where the fan wires mothedboard on the motherboard because you must reattach the fan wires later. Removing the fan duct and power supply The processor sits behind a fan duct on many computers.

On motherboarrd motherboard specifications page, look for a CPU or Processor section and take note of the information listed.

Open your computer chassis and expose the motherboard to find the model number of the board. Laptops by Dan Ackerman 10 days ago. Press in on the handles at the top corners of the processor while gently pulling out on the processor.

Depending on the version you flashed, you should see controls over the CPU voltage, the clock speed, the front-side bus settings and memory speed settings. The power supply is a gray rectangular box with many wires coming out of it, and is usually attached to the inside back of the computer case.


Do not try to install a processor with a higher TDP than listed in the specifications. Examples of processor fan retaining devices. Slide any swing-out motherbowrd slide-out bays back into position. If mtherboard computer has a fan duct, remove the fan duct before removing the processor.

Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. To determine the exact type of motherboarc type on the motherboard, refer to the product specifications for your computer model.

Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5. Prime95 32bit – Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades – Install a processor from one of the series listed.

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If the fan duct is attached with tabs, use a slotted screwdriver to gently pry back the tab while gently pulling out on the fan duct at the same time. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

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It is located over the processor and attached to the inside back of the case. If the power supply was removed, reattach it to the inside back of the case with four screws. As a technical writer, he authored white papers and articles for Hewlett Packard and Intel.

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Accessed 28 December Networking Data Link Protocol. On some computers, the power supply also prevents access to the processor. Desktops by Lori Grunin Nov 15, Slot Processor retaining tabs. The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable.

Determining which processors are compatible with the motherboard Before getting a new processor, find out if it is compatible with your motherboard. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 21,