Processor Insertion/Removal Tools for Intel® Server Boards


Warranty & RMA



Intel has been working to reduce LGA socket damage for the industry. The socket contacts are fragile and can be easily damaged if touched.

Example of a bent contact on an LGA socket:
bent contact

Intel has developed tools to provide consistent, controlled motions for inserting and removing socket covers and processors on Intel® Server Boards.

There are tools available for these socket types:

  • LGA1155
  • LGA1156
  • LGA1356
  • LGA1366 HEDT
  • LGA1366 server
  • LGA1567
  • LGA2011

Refer to the product guide or technical product specification for your server board to identify the type of socket it uses.

Intel is working with CCI to manufacture and distribute these tools. Contact CCI to place tool orders (even prior to tool release) using the part numbers listed below.

Order information

Tool Type Tool Image For Socket Type ... Part Number Availability
Socket cover removal tool

socket cover removal tool

G29360 Available now
LGA1366 G29361 Available now
LGA2011 G29362 Available now
High volume processor insertion/removal tool and stage (for factory use) high volume processor insertion/removal tool LGA1155
Tool: G17794
Stage: G21825
Available now
LGA1366 Tool: G21818
Stage: G21826
Available now
LGA2011 45MM Tool: G21829
Stage: G21827
Available now
Tool: G66730
Stage: G21827
Available now
Low volume processor insertion/removal tool (for field use) low volume processor insertion/removal tool LGA1155
Tool: G29483
Optional cover: G34436
Available now
LGA1366 Tool: G29480
Optional cover: G34431
Available now
LGA1567 Tool: G29481
Optional cover: G34433
Available now
LGA2011 Tool: G29477
Optional cover: G34430
Available now