Processors
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Installation and integration of LGA1156 socket desktop processors

The documents and video listed below apply to the following Intel® Desktop Processors based on the LGA1156 socket. If you are unsure of what socket type you have, you can visit the Intel® Product Information Web site to find this information:

  • Intel® Core™ i7-800 Desktop Processor Series
  • Intel® Core™ i5-600 and i5-700 Desktop Processor Series
  • Intel® Core™ i3-500 Desktop Processor Series
  • Intel® Pentium® G8xx, G6xx, and G6xxx Desktop Processor Series
Document/Video Description
Processor integration video (LGA1156) Shows the processor and fan-heatsink integration and removal process.
Processor integration overview (LGA1156) Describes the processor integration and removal instructions.

How to apply Thermal Interface Material (TIM)

This document covers the application and removal of thermal interface material for desktop processors.
Installation manual (LGA1156) Provides a link to download the processor installation instructions (PDF).
Resetting boxed processor fan-heatsink fasteners / pushpins Includes step-by-step instructions to reseat the fan pushpins.
System Thermal Management Describes thermal management and tips on achieving good system airflow.

The table below shows other information that is useful in the identification and integration of Intel® Desktop Processors and sockets.

Document/Video Description
Intel® Desktop Boxed Processors and Sockets video This video shows what is in an Intel® Boxed Processor package and also contains integration tips and tricks.
Intel® Desktop Processor support resources This document contains the most common customer-requested desktop processor support materials.
Intel® Processor Identification Utility video This video explains what this tool does and how to download it from our site.
Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool Guided Tour video This video explains what this tool does and how to download it from our site.

This applies to:

Intel® Core™ i3 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Desktop Processor
Intel® Pentium® Processor for Desktop

Solution ID: CS-031280
Last Modified: 12-Feb-2014
Date Created: 02-Feb-2010
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