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Dell Precision Tower 3420 Owner's Manual

Removing the processor

  1. Follow the procedure in Before Working Inside Your Computer.
  2. Remove the:
    1. cover
    2. front bezel
    3. hard drive
    4. heat sink
  3. To remove the processor:
    1. Release the socket lever by pushing the lever down and out from under the tab on the processor shield [1].
    2. Lift the lever upward and lift the processor shield [2].
    3. Lift the processor out of the socket [3].
    Figure displaying the removal of the processor from the computer.

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