Plastic Surgery: Releasing The Athlon XP To Hit 2000+

Applying The Super Glue - Insulating The Laser Locks

Once the contacts have been fully insulated with tape, the super glue can be applied to the gap. Make sure to apply a well-measured dose of the glue so that only a modicum of glue ends up on the processor.

Applying super glue to the taped-off gap between the L1 contacts.

Close-up of the laser locks once filled with glue.

Removing The Tape And Remaining Glue

The super glue needs about 10 minutes to dry completely after it has been applied. Then, carefully remove the tape and use the scalpel to cautiously scrape away any excess glue.

Removing the excess glue between the L1 contacts with a scalpel.