CPU stuck to heatsink Tags: CPUs Heatsinks Last response: March 16, 2012 1:09 PM in CPUs Share duhdatone March 16, 2012 10:11:39 AM I pulled out the heatsink yesterday and I realized my CPU was glued onto the heatSink. I have tried twisting it and it doesn't come off. Any tips? More about : cpu stuck heatsink SkyWalker1726 March 16, 2012 10:36:31 AM try heating the heatsink to a degree , the "Thermal paste Silicon" will loosen and u'll be able to "Unglue" them Onus a b à CPUs March 16, 2012 10:44:43 AM Warm it up some as Skywalker suggests. Dribble some 91% isopropyl alcohol around the edges of it. Related resources CPU stuck to heatsink - Forum Pulled CPU out stuck to heatsink - replaced and now won't boot - Forum CPU Stuck to Heatsink - Removal? - Forum CPU stuck to heatsink fan? - Forum CPU stuck to heatsink - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ziuus1 March 16, 2012 11:13:14 AM Warm a butter knife and work the edges of the cpu to heat the Thermal Paste. As you do this, give the cpu a little twist. do not pull on it. whatsthatnoise a b à CPUs March 16, 2012 1:09:37 PM Just gently twist (don't pull) the cpu, back and forth until it's loose. It might take a while, though, heating helps, but shouldn't be required. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNEED HELP!!! CPU stuck to heatsink ! Forum[ CPU ] Intel I5 2400 heatsink stuck /broken. Cpu overheats. ForumAM3 CPU stuck to heatsink ForumCpu stuck on heatsink Forumhelp - cpu stuck to heatsink ForumCPU Stuck to Heatsink ForumAMD cpu stuck to stock heatsink ForumMSI 970A-G46 stuck in loop ( CPU power phase 1) after I turn it off! ForumCPU light on, no display, new heatsink ForumStuck CPU core sensor? Forum212 evo fan replacement ForumCPU & System Upgrade ForumCpu fault Forum[Solved] [CPU] Intel I5 2400 heatsink stuck/broken. Cpu overheats. ForumAM3 CPU stuck to heatsink More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !