Procedure

1. Disconnect the 2-pin cable for the upper processor (CPU A) heatsink from the logic board.

2. Using a long-handled, magnetized 3 mm flathead hex screwdriver, loosen the four captive mounting screws for the upper processor heatsink in the order indicated below.

  1. Lift the heatsink straight up and out of the enclosure.
  2. Disconnect the cable connector for the lower processor (CPU B) heatsink.

5. Using a long-handled, magnetized 3 mm flathead hex screwdriver, loosen the four captive mounting screws for the lower processor heatsink in the order indicated below.

6. Carefully tilt the heatsink so that it clears the bottom lip of the enclosure and then lift the heatsink out of the computer.

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