Can i take apart a am3 socket Tags: Motherboards Socket Processors Last response: January 26, 2013 6:02 AM in Motherboards Share reelsdf January 26, 2013 2:42:48 AM i have a AM3 socket motherboard and it has a lead off the processor stuck in a hole and I can't seat another processor because of that.Is there a way to take the top half off (the part that slides) thanks More about : am3 socket alexoiu a c 549 V Motherboard January 26, 2013 6:02:41 AM I've never done it. See if this does help http://newcpuinstalledissue.daemoncms.com/ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumAM3 socket retainer ForumAM3 socket damaged? ForumTore apart system, upgraded, back together, now no post to bios :'( ForumA power charger socket repair guides with take apart pictures compaq notebook co ForumNeed URGENT assistance Cooler master hyper TX 3 Evo in AM3 socket ForumCan I place a Socket AM2+ CPU into a Socket AM3 + Motherboard? ForumAM3 Graphics card in an AM3 + socket ForumOld paste in AM3 socket ? problem ForumTaking Apart Dell Inspiron 580 ForumGood Socket AM3 + CPU Cooler for $50-$70? ForumAM3 + mounted cooler Forum~1000$ gaming pc ( socket AM3 ) ForumAM3 + Socket Installation Problem! ForumDifference between am2 am2+ and am3 socket ForumPC hangs at BIOS screen after updating graphics driver. ForumFirst build - Can't understand why MoBo won't boot properly... ForumCan you mismatch the memory brand? Forum[Solved] Socket 775 motherboards that overclock with ddr3 ForumCan I replace my old motherboard with this new one? ForumCan someone help me with my hardware compatibility? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !