Attention: - Lenovo Erazer X700 Desktop Manual - Page 39

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Step 1.
Remove any media (disks, CDs, DVDs, or memory cards) from the drives, shut down the operating
system, and turn off the computer and all attached devices.
Step 2.
Unplug all power cords from electrical outlets.
Step 3.
Disconnect all cables attached to the computer. This includes power cords, input/output (I/O)
cables, and any other cables that are connected to the computer. Refer to “Left and right view”
and “Rear view” for help with locating the various connectors.
Step 4.
Remove the computer cover. Refer to “Removing the computer cover”.
Step 5.
Replacing the heat-sink assembly. Refer to “Replacing the heat-sink assembly”.
Step 6.
To remove the microprocessor from the system board, press then slide the small handles out to
spring it up
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, and then open the retainer and lift the CPU straight out of the retainer.
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Attention:
Do not touch the gold contacts on the bottom of the microprocessor. When handing the
microprocessor, touch only the sides.
Note:
Do not drop anything onto the microprocessor socket while it is exposed. The socket pins must
be kept as clean as possible.
Chapter 8
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Replacing hardware
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