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    zif socket

    A friend of mine broke off the tab where the cpu cooling fan connects to the zif , is there any kind of "glue" that can be used to attach the cooling fan directly to cpu.

    thanks for the info.

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    I seem to remember a sticky substance that connected the heat sink to the CPU on an old system I rebuilt (I'm sure it had "special" heat transfer properties). Maybe you could use something like that you also might attempt screwing the fan into the heat sink.

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    -D

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    I personally screw the fan into the heatsink.

    But, there is glue made for extream temps. I actually got some of it the last time I had to replace a heat sink. Scarry enough, the tube was labeled "Heat Sink Glue." as long as you get some that can withstand very high temperatures, you are all right.
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    I have used a small drop of super glue on each corner of heat sink
    This has now worked for me for more than a year
    When using super glue remember that less is better
    I hope this helps
    Regards
    Mike
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    thanks all, i will take a trip to the local comp store if the super glue trick doesnt work.

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