Processors
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Resetting boxed processor fan-heatsink fasteners/pushpins


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To reseat the processor fan pushpins, remove the fan and reinstall it as shown below.

  1. Remove the fan connector from the fan header.
  2. Turn the pushpins with a flat bladed screwdriver anticlockwise 90 degrees to release them.
  3. Pull up the push pins.
  4. Remove the fan.

  5. Turn the pushpins clockwise 90 degrees to reset them.
  6. Reinsert the fan and locate the pushpins.
  7. Press the pushpins in the order shown to secure them.
  8. Plug the fan connector from the fan header.


Related topics
How to apply Thermal Interface Material (TIM)
LGA1155 / LGA1156 Processor and Fan-heatsink integration video
Intel® Desktop Processor support resources

 

Disclaimer

Operating System:

OS Independent

This applies to:

Intel® Core™ i3 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Core™2 Duo Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™2 Extreme Processor
Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processors
Intel® Pentium® D Processor
Intel® Pentium® Processor Extreme Edition
Intel® Pentium® Processor for Desktop

Solution ID: CS-032036
Last Modified: 11-Aug-2014
Date Created: 24-Nov-2010
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